- Coworking's Next Act
How and where people work underwent huge changes — could flexible office space see an increase in demand?
- The Next Generation
The commercial real estate industry needs to strategize for the arrival of 5G, which will revolutionize communication demands of office and multifamily tenants.
- Slow Fuse
Many sports analogies are being thrown out to describe how close the
U.S. commercial real estate market is to its cyclical peak. Regardless
of whether fans are keeping score based on quarters, innings, or
overtime, time is still left on the clock.
- Retail Faces a Mixed Prognosis
The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated weaknesses, strengths, and areas of potential growth for retailers of all kinds.
- Rapid Evolution
The days when traditional retailers fit into one box and
online retailers fit into their own separate box are falling by the wayside.
The next generation of retail is a big melting pot of physical stores and
showrooms, e-commerce platforms, and logistics networks all tied together with
- Glimmers of Hope
Brick-and-mortar retail stores are facing challenges, but is it really as bad as it seems? Last year was the biggest year of closures for major chains since coming out of the recession, but retail sales grew overall. What changes are coming to retail sector for commercial real estate professionals?
- Upping The Ante
- If You Build It...
Demand for industrial space remains strong with 230M square feet of industrial space under construction in 1Q 2018. Learn why developers are leaning on spec construction.
- Adapting CRE to COVID-19
Considering the volatility across CRE sectors, adaptive reuse holds promise for repurposing shuttered businesses, despite some common roadblocks.
- Sailing Ahead
Multifamily has been riding a strong tailwind over the past several years thanks to a strong job market, household income growth, demographic shifts, and obstacles preventing renters from making a switch to homeownership. The question is how long the apartment industry will be able to sail along on that current, given the steady stream of new supply hitting the market.
- Multifamily Investors Push Pause
Capital moves to the sidelines to reevaluate strategies and wait to see if pricing will undergo a reset.
- Searching for Stability
Ongoing disruptions to the global supply chain will impact commercial real estate, but opportunities are available across various sectors.
- Down But Not Out
WeWork’s stumble may slow short-term growth in coworking, but many see sustainable demand ahead for flexible office space.
WeWork’s very public financial woes have created some bigger ripple effects across the coworking/flexible office space sector.
- Steady Course
The amount of investable capital, also known as dry powder, held by global private equity real estate funds reached a record high. Where will that capital be flowing in a maturing market cycle?
- Logistics Firms Remain Hungry for Space
The COVID-19 pandemic has created opportunities and challenges as logistics providers continue to strive for last-mile efficiencies.
- Shrinking Footprint
The Upward momentum that commercial real estate prices and values
have been experiencing has recently slowed relative to their
appreciation trajectory since their amazing recovery starting two years
after the credit crisis. Given the challenges in today's world and the
many dynamics affecting commercial real estate, the economy, and the
financial markets, it is time to fully understand the next phase of the
current market cycle.
- Multifamily Investors Step on the Gas
After a quiet 2020, the multifamily market is revved up for a booming year as the economy and commercial real estate industry open.
- Invested in Industrial
Intense competition and strong fundamentals are driving industrial sale prices ever higher.
- Industrial Rides High
Industrial is outperforming other property types for vacancies and rent growth, and the latest forecast from ULI remains positive.
- Economic Resilience
If there is one word that sums up the state of the U.S. economy these
days, it's resilient. The prolonged economic growth cycle hasn't been
terribly exciting or robust, and at times, progress has been downright
choppy. But it has proven to have staying power, and economists are
anticipating that the current economic cycle could turn out to be a