• New business applications during the pandemic help explain today’s tight retail market

    Jul 15, 2024, 09:15 AM by Matt Mowell
    During the pandemic, economic change and fiscal stimulus like the American Rescue Plan encouraged more Americans to work for themselves. This surge in consumer-facing businesses has undoubtedly contributed to tight space availability in strip and neighborhood retail centers.
  • Similarities to Global Financial Crisis Aside, Outlook Remains Stable for Commercial Real Estate

    Jun 28, 2024, 10:19 AM by Michael Leahy
    Today’s dearth of liquidity and price discovery has conjured comparisons with the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). And office debt delinquencies are beginning to reflect those years as well.
  • Inner Ring submarkets lead multifamily rent growth

    Jun 13, 2024, 09:18 AM by Matt Mowell
    Fewer people may be working full time in Downtown offices, but renter demand has been keen for living in urban-adjacent neighborhoods that offer walkability and proximity to entertainment and other amenities.
  • Buckle up: turbulence ahead for some industrial markets

    Jun 6, 2024, 09:45 AM by Matt Mowell
    Some important industrial markets will see a deluge of new construction completed this year. The good news is that developers are finally showing more discipline and construction starts have fallen to their lowest point of the current cycle.
  • How capital allocations to the office sector are changing

    May 21, 2024, 09:09 AM by Matt Mowell
    Office has shrunk to just 22% of the NCREIF Property Index (NPI), down from a cyclical peak of 37% in 2015, but office has fallen in and out of favor before.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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