Economy Watch Weekly: Household Formation, Retail Sales Trends

Changing household formation patterns bring far-reaching implications, especially for the multifamily sector. Hear about the latest trends, as well as projections for 2018 retail sales, in Economy Editor Dees Stribling's roundup for the week of Feb. 9. 2018.

In a trend with far-reaching implications for the CPERadiomultifamily sector, adults under age 35 are forming households at one of the lowest rates since the 1970s, and more adults who aren’t romantically involved are sharing quarters. In other economic news, the  National Retail Federation has issued an upbeat outlook for retail sales, as Economy Editor Dees Stribling reports in his roundup for the week ending Feb. 9, 2018.