At Colliers, we understand the importance of interconnected data, macroeconomic trends, and anecdotes in real estate decisions. With that in mind, here are 10 numbers that have recently caught our attention.

Blackstone has raised $24.1 billion for its latest real estate fund, the largest fundraise on record.

July’s job report marks the return of full pre-pandemic employment and the second-fastest jobs recovery since 1981.

Maersk is predicting $37 billion in EBITDA this year due to high freight rates.

AATOM reported that 48.1% of U.S. homes with a mortgage in Q2 are equity rich (meaning at least 50% equity in their homes), the highest ever.

Another 4.2 million people quit their jobs in June, per stats from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In a survey from Joblist, more than 25% of job-leavers are having second thoughts.

There were 1.2 million fewer job openings in June than in March, when openings hit an all-time high.

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index showed signs of cooling in May (the latest data available), increasing 19.7% over the past year.

In eight days in 2022, air passenger traffic was ahead of 2019’s, most recently on June 30 and July 1, per the Transportation Security Administration.

The dollar and euro have been flirting with parity of late, making U.S. real estate more expensive.

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