Industry News

US Commercial Real Estate Values Threatened by Stagflation

Article by:  Fitch Ratings Inflation and weak economic growth could result in modestly growing or declining nominal net operating income (NOI) from soft tenant demand and elevated capitalization (cap) rates reflecting a higher risk premium. Read the full article:

CRE Investment Volume Climbs 10% in Q2

Article by:  Gail Kalinoski U.S. commercial real estate investment volume rose 10 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2022, to $167 billion, with industrial and logistics investments providing nearly $32 billion of the total and office $24 billion. Read the full article:

12 Most in Demand Life Sciences Markets in the U.S.

Article by: WMRE Staff In spite of a bit of cooldown in investor interest in life sciences assets in recent months, this sector of the U.S. commercial real estate market continues to post impressive property fundamentals. Read the full article:

Supply Chain Disruption

Article by:  Mr. John Viggers, CRE In the real estate sector, everything from routine repairs and maintenance to property improvements to new construction are greatly impacted. Delays in deliverables, rising costs, shortage of labor, and lack of materials are influencing nearly all companies and their related real estate. Read the full article:

Office-to-Multifamily Conversions Pose Cost, Logistical Challenges

Article by:  Mary Salmonsen The most prominent logistical challenge in apartment conversions is the large floor plates in office space, which limit natural light exposure in individual units and reduce the number of units available on a given floor. Utility requirements and ceiling heights add additional costs to redevelopment, the report said. Read the full…read more