Articles About Baby Boomers

Author:
Richard M. Gatto
Posted:
05.31.2018

Multiple Generations and The Future of Office Space

What does the changing of the guard within America’s workforce mean for the office market? Firstly, the retirement of the largest generation in history – the Baby Boomers at 80 million – has caused some to resign themselves to the fact that we will be needing less office space. But the reality is more complicated because people are working into their retirement years: the raw numbers say that, as of 2016, nearly 9 million people aged 65 or older were still on the job.

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
09.27.2011

Boomers Planning on Taking It With Them

A new study  has found that many baby boomers plan to spend their money on themselves and forego giving their offspring any inheritance.  “My goal is when they carry me away in that box that my bank account is going to say zero,” said Carol Willison, a 60-year-old Seattle woman.  “I’m going to spoil myself […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
06.08.2011

Meet the Very First Baby Boomer

Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue calls it “America’s silver tsunami.” The name Kathleen Casey-Kirschling likely doesn’t ring any bells with the majority of Americans.  She holds the singular honor of being the nation’s very first baby boomer, born one minute after midnight on January 1, 1946 in Philadelphia celebrating her 65th birthday on New Year’s […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
05.01.2008

Foreign Investors Like Luxury

You know what they say about polls.  Still, a recent one is an interesting temperature reading for the new economy.   Overseas investors in United States real estate prefer retail versus office or industrial space right now, according to a recent issue of Commercial Property News. This is just one conclusion in a survey that […]

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