• Apartment and Industrial Cap Rates Weather Crisis

    Sep 8, 2021, 12:10 PM by Jing Ren
    Retail cap rates have been rising since Q1 2020. Office cap rates increased slightly during the pandemic, and we expect they will stabilize and then decline as companies bring employees back to the office. Apartment and industrial weathered the crisis and the cap rates are expected to compress further.
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  • Net migration and its impact on multifamily

    Apr 20, 2021, 13:27 PM by Matt Mowell
    Through the USPS, we were able to obtain a large dataset that opened our eyes to a few other trends in 2020, highlighting the impact COVID had on permanent relocations. The data shows that people who are leaving their homes are not going far; most people moved within 100 miles.
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  • Global Economic Outlook: It’s Starting to Look Better

    Apr 13, 2021, 12:58 PM by Richard Barkham
    We have revised our view of the global economy and the U.S. outlook is now improved, up from 4.6 to 6.7% GDP growth, however we revised our outlook for Europe down. The outlook represents pre-existing economic momentum, progress in controlling the virus, and economic stimulus.
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  • New EA Repeat Rent Series Puts Office and Industrial Rent Changes in Clearer Perspective

    Feb 17, 2021, 13:16 PM by Nathan Adkins
    A unique element of EA’s value stream is the management, improvement, and development of rent “price determination models” and the identification and evaluation of those rent inputs and resulting outputs on an ongoing basis. In partnership with EA’s founder, Professor Bill Wheaton from the MIT Center of Real Estate, EA has developed a new rent series that leverages a repeat rent methodology – the gold standard in economics.
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  • U.S. Industrial Forecast: Q4 2020

    Feb 12, 2021, 14:27 PM by Ibrahiim Bayaan
    Trends in the industrial sector remained strong throughout 2020, as a surge in e-commerce spending helped to support warehousing demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. E-commerce spending increased over 30% throughout the year, gaining a significant share in the retail sector as concerns over the pandemic pushed shoppers online.
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  • Retail Forecast Q4 2020

    Feb 8, 2021, 15:57 PM by Christina Tong
    We expect a major increase in the retail availability rate which is forecasted to reach its peak in Q4 2021 at 12.5%, 386 bps higher than the pre-COVID level. We forecast that rents will fall and reach the bottom in Q1 2022.
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  • U.S. Apartment Forecast: Q4 2020

    Feb 3, 2021, 14:00 PM by Jing Ren
    Multifamily fundamentals weakened in Q4 2020 as COVID-19 continues to take a toll on the U.S. economy. The vacancy rate for our national sample of properties increased to 4.5%. Average monthly rents posted their largest Y-o-Y decline in 10 years, falling 4.2%. The supply pipeline remains strong, with stock growing a healthy 1.7% Y-o-Y.
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  • EA's Top Takeaways for 2021

    Jan 12, 2021, 09:18 AM by Neil Blake
    It was a tumultuous 2020 and high levels of COVID-19 infections mean that it will be a difficult start to 2021, but economic prospects for the rest of the year are bright. This will provide a much more supportive environment for real estate, but challenges remain.
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  • Investment Performance Forecast December 2020

    Dec 30, 2020, 10:42 AM by Jing Ren
    A gap in buyer and seller expectations led to low transaction volume in 2020. However, due to ample liquidity and investors’ mostly positive outlook on commercial real estate (CRE) fundamentals, the cap rates in 2020 remained relatively stable across the apartment, industrial and office sectors. Assuming widespread availability of a vaccine in 2021 and mass immunization, we expect commercial real estate to rebound and generate solid income, despite the office and retail sectors potentially facing lengthier impacts.
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  • Office Forecast Q3 2020

    Nov 19, 2020, 11:27 AM by Alex Krasikov
    The U.S. Sum of Markets vacancy rate increased by 100 bps to 14%, marking the highest quarterly vacancy increase in two decades. Space demand shrunk by 30 million sq. ft., marking the second highest decline in demand on the record since 2001. However, the increase in vacancy and decline in demand didn’t lead to substantial rent declines, with the TW Rent Index dropping just -1.6% nationally.
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