• Census data highlights shifts in population migration, housing patterns

    May 8, 2024, 10:14 AM by Matt Mowell
    Domestic population movement is reverting to pre-COVID trends. A big reason is that lower-cost housing markets have lost some of their allure. Amid sharply higher borrowing costs, now is not the best time to try to dispose of an existing home and purchase another in a far-off location.
  • Getting Creative with Cap Rates

    May 1, 2024, 11:45 AM by Matt Mowell
    Gauging how commercial real estate prices are faring is difficult during periods of volatility and limited liquidity. However, CBRE Econometric Advisors recently explored four alternative approaches to estimating property yields.
  • The past may still be prologue in multifamily markets

    Apr 30, 2024, 11:59 AM by Tyler Mangin
    In light of the unprecedented changes since 2020, it would be reasonable to assume that past trends are of little value in today’s marketplace. Our “Map of the Month” uses the Seattle market to show why this thinking would be misguided.
  • Immigration boosts U.S. population growth

    Apr 18, 2024, 11:37 AM by Matt Mowell
    U.S. population growth slowed in the 2010s, as millennials delayed marriage and having children, and immigration levels declined. However, the situation has recently improved.
  • Approaching a New Normal for Office Sector

    Mar 28, 2024, 12:05 PM by Matt Mowell
    The office sector is showing signs of balance between supply and demand, as companies have adjusted their lease commitments and are urging employees to return to the office.
  • Industrial leasing likely will improve, though all markets won’t benefit equally

    Mar 27, 2024, 11:35 AM by Nicholas Rita
    Industrial real estate has faced challenges for the past two years as the pandemic-era e-commerce boom and strong consumer spending triggered a burst of construction activity. Leasing activity is expected to improve this year, especially if the Federal Reserve follows through on anticipated interest rate cuts. All markets, however, won’t fare equally.
  • A Multi-perspective View on Cap Rates

    Mar 20, 2024, 11:34 AM by Michael Leahy
    There are several ways the industry looks at capitalization rates (cap rates) for commercial properties. Comparing them considering the current generational shift in cap rates is helpful for understanding pricing.
  • There is nuance to the office story

    Mar 18, 2024, 12:58 PM by Matt Mowell
    What’s often lost amid the doom-and-gloom headlines about the office sector are the stark differences between office asset classes.
  • CBRE's Cap Rate Survey suggests that the market is finding a floor

    Mar 11, 2024, 11:38 AM by Matt Mowell
    Our twice-a-year Cap Rate Survey asks industry participants to estimate the direction and magnitude of cap rate movement for the coming six months.
  • Multifamily market travails not likely to last

    Feb 28, 2024, 11:34 AM by Matt Mowell
    Multifamily rent growth has departed from historical trends in many markets, including those in the Sun Belt that have long been associated with vigorous growth. Meanwhile, landlords still have leverage to raise rents in traditionally slow-but-steady cities like Cleveland and Milwaukee.

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