In Focus: Norm Miller on the Impact of COVID-19 on Commercial Real Estate

March 24, 2020

Podcast by:  Norm Miller Norm Miller, Professor of Real Estate Finance at the University of San Diego School of Business, discusses the impact of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, on the retail, hotel, multifamily, cap rate markets, and more. Watch the full podcast:

The Latest COVID-19 Chatter Within the Self Storage Industry

March 24, 2020

Article by:  Adam Schlosser and Charles “Chico” LeClaire The US economy and the banking system were in the best shape compared to any pre-shock periods in at least the last three decades. Commercial and residential real estate are not the core causes of an economic or financial market problem thanks to the lack of overbuilding…read more

Preventing Covid-19 From Infecting the Commercial Mortgage Market

March 24, 2020

Article by:  Thomas J. Barrack “As a direct consequence of the necessary response measures to COVID-19, high performing mortgage loans across the entire commercial real estate sector (approximately $16 trillion in aggregate), which had previously been grounded in solid economic fundamentals, are suddenly experiencing a temporary meltdown in cash flows. We are seeing the beginning…read more

The Economic Shock of COVID-19 and Its Impact on Commercial Real Estate Values

March 11, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is causing great turbulence in the global economy.  Stock markets around the world have plunged, the price of oil has crashed, and the 10-year U.S. T-bill is edging closer to zero.  Cancellations, curbed travel and supply chain disruptions are taking a toll on economic fundamentals, which will likely lead to a pronounced…read more