Industry News

Major Distress Unlikely to Materialize

Article by:  Paul Bergeron Defaults will be nowhere near the 9% rate experienced following the Global Financial Crisis. Read the full article:

Retail Vacancy Lowest Since Before Great Financial Crisis

Article by:  Dees Stribling During the fourth quarter of 2022, vacancies overall dropped 20 basis points to 5.7%, the lowest that particular metric has been since 2007, just before the onset of the Great Financial Crisis. Read the full article:

Real Estate Academics and Practitioners Envision a Win-Win Collaboration

  On January 16th, IRES President Steve Williams, organized a panel at the 2023 Pacific Rim RE Society (PRRES) Conference in Sydney, to debate the extent to which current academic research was proving relevant and meaningful to industry practitioners. The panel concluded that the CRE sector would benefit greatly from a more collaborative approach to…read more

After a Rough 2022, Publicly-Traded REITs Look to Rebound

Article by:  David Bodamer Higher interest rates and a potential recession may already be priced into REIT stocks and strong balance sheets have them positioned to weather any coming storms. Read the full article:

Warehouse Leasing Tumbled at the End of 2022

Article by:  Liz Young The U.S. warehousing market is retrenching heading into 2023, a turnaround from the pandemic-driven boom in industrial real-estate demand as companies slow down decisions on new storage and distribution space amid fears of a recession. Read the full article:

2023 Trends to Watch in Real Assets

Article by:  Will Robson and David Green-Morgan The future for real estate investing has not been so uncertain since the GFC, and this new environment presents many challenges for investors: Overall deal activity has plummeted as investors pause to reassess the risks they face and underwrite appropriately. Read the full article: