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At the Office Crossroads 

The office investment market is at a crossroads. The spread in capitalization rates between office properties in core markets vs. office properties in secondary and tertiary markets reached a 10 year high in first quarter 2012, according to Real Capital

Medical Office Trends 

The U.S. demand for medical services is expected to skyrocket over the next decade due to demographic trends and new healthcare legislation. As baby boomers retire, the over–65 age bracket will grow by 36 percent and that age cohort traditionally

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.
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?

Stalled Out 

The recovery in the office market has been painfully slow in the majority of metros across the U.S. But a strengthening economy and more robust job growth could give the office sector a much needed charge in the year ahead.

How Much Space Do We Need? 

No company ever seems to have the right amount of office space. Firms grow and shrink throughout the years for many reasons however, they must contract for space over a set lease term of five, 15, or even 20 years.

Medical Office Momentum 

The re election of President Barack Obama and last year’s favorable Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have removed some uncertainty as to whether or not the healthcare law will take effect. While some provisions

Office: Risk vs. Reward 

As capitalization rates continue to compress for core office assets, one red flag being raised is whether investors are biting off more risk than they can chew. Clearly, office buyers are willing to take on more risk as long as

The New Bottom Lines 

Cost is still the main driver when most corporations consider the future of their office space portfolios, and for good reason. But according to Johnson Controls’ recent Collaboration 2020 study, this narrow perspective signals lost opportunities in the areas of

Resizing or Right-Sizing? 

Corporations around the globe have been holding on to office space in anticipation of a market rebound, but that’s about to change. “A growing number of corporate property owners say they have up to 50 percent excess leased office space,”

Multi-Service Properties Trend 

 

A Positive Prognosis 

A father-and-son partnership found success using Site To Do Business to meet growing demand for medical office space in South Carolina.

Chasing Yield 

As competition for core properties continues to intensify, office investors have been casting a wider net to move capital off the sidelines and to capture higher returns. The question is, How much risk are buyers willing to assume when the

Market Trends in Commercial Real Estate 

Medical Office Looks for Reopening Rebound | USDA Sees Little Movement on Land Values | Nearly 5 of 6 NYC Restaurants Unable to Pay Full Rent in July | Hotels Forecasted to Lose $75B in Revenue | School Year Starts with Plenty of Vacant Student Housing | Chicago Eyes Mixed-Use Projects to Boost Struggling Communities | Warehouse in Demand in Markets Large and Small | Data Centers Attract Interest Despite Overall Instability

Upping The Ante 

 

Office Leasing Trends 

What key points attract nonprofit tenant interest? As traditional office tenants undergo a seismic shift in their space-using habits, office leasing professionals realize that less-well-known tenant groups, such as nonprofit organizations, are coming to the fore as office space users. Nonprofit organization

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,

Coworking's Next Act 

How and where people work underwent huge changes — could flexible office space see an increase in demand? 

Crowd Control 

 

Think Big 

The national office leasing market that emerged from the recession was a vastly different animal than the one that entered it in 2008. The years of downturn transformed how corporate tenants around the country define their use of space, and

Office Evolution 

A new labor force, technology, and the changing nature of work itself are driving an evolution of office space. Take a look at the trends, including collaboration spaces, flexible spaces, and progressive office space build-outs.

Back to the Office? 

As offices reopen, the COVID-19 workplace must emphasize flexibility, safety, and collaboration. 

Checking on the Recovery 

Thomas P. LaSalvia, Ph.D., senior economist at Moody’s, discusses the office sector's hardships in the wake of COVID-19, noting long-term projections show the market will persevere.

Slow and Steady with Reis 

Leveraging the company's data, Moody's Analytics Reis Chief Economist Victor Calanog, Phd, CRE shares how the office sector keeps growing, albeit modestly, which could be encouraging amid demographic and technological changes. 

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.