- Big Box Breakup
Retail experts puzzle out shrinking store footprints and excess space.
As the economy has recovered, many in the retail industry were hoping to leave the deluge of store closings in the rearview mirror. Yet those objects are definitely closer than they appear. Despite the fact that the retail sector has once
- Industrial Roars Ahead
Efficient distribution networks mirror explosive growth in
- Perched on a Plateau
Economists remain positive despite slower growth ahead.
Commercial real estate investment sales faltered coming out of the gate in 2016. Investment sales dipped noticeably in the first quarter compared to the prior year. Yet a gentle tap on the brakes in what has been a stable recovery is not cause for alar
- Fixer Uppers
Tenants: Are you ready to see your new office space?
Office tenants are tired of the same four walls. They want new space, new amenities, new creature comforts. They need a new vibe to attract new workers. So with a still-weak development pipeline, office owners and investors are stepping in to fill the gap,
- Tipping Point
Developers have been busy delivering new projects to satisfy growing
renter demand. Yet given the volume of new projects still in the
pipeline, some are beginning to wonder whether the market may be
approaching a tipping point for oversupply. Industry data continues to paint a picture of a robust market. Economic
and job growth along with favorable demographic trends have created a
near perfect storm for apartment investors with healthy absorption,
occupancies, and rent growth. The wild card in the mix that owners,
investors, and lenders are all keeping a close eye on is the fat