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May 15, 2024

The Rise in Sublease Space: Insights from the Office and Industrial Real Estate Sectors

Leasing, particularly in the office and industrial sectors, has experienced significant shifts in the last two years. These shifts have largely been driven by economic uncertainty, record-high rents, and macro changes in the way people shop and work.

Dec 1, 2023

Medical Office Buildings Have a Bright Future Ahead

Medical office space remains a strong asset class for a variety of reasons, including consistent demand, evolving technology, longer lease terms, and strong fundamentals.

Nov 21, 2023

Office to Home: Exploring the Adaptive Reuse Housing Trend

More than 10,000 residential units were created nationwide through conversions last year, and tens of thousands more are expected to come online in the coming years, according to Yardi Matrix.

Oct 24, 2023

Coworking Space Gaining Popularity in Commercial Real Estate

Given the rapid increase in office vacancies and the continued popularity of remote or hybrid work models, post-pandemic, commercial real estate investors are now turning their attention to coworking spaces as the demand for them rises. Coworking and shared spaces have become crucial for various professional groups, including early-stage small businesses, freelancers, and college students. The appeal of coworking is expanding, from entrepreneurs managing solo operations to large corporations investing in shared workspaces, and even college students are emerging as new users in coworking spaces near their campuses.

Apr 11, 2023

Q1 2023 Sentiment Report: The State of CRE & What’s to Come

The Real Estate Round Table recently released its 2023 Q1 Sentiment Survey, a comprehensive measure of industry experts’ confidence and expectations regarding the commercial real estate environment. As we’ve observed throughout the first quarter of 2023, the real estate market has been uncertain and incredibly volatile due to the historic increases in short-term interest rates and soaring inflation.

Apr 4, 2023

Are Office Distress Opportunities Around the Corner?

Although opportunities to acquire distressed CRE have been few and far between thus far, conditions may lead to a significant uptick in the sale of troubled office assets in the coming years. It’s long due, as industry observers have been anticipating a wave of distressed office listings since the pandemic’s onset first unsettled the office market.

Mar 28, 2023

The Trend of Adaptive Reuse & What You Should Know: Part 2

As we discussed in part 1 of our Adaptive Reuse Deep Dive, this trend is understandably becoming more and more desirable for cities and developers alike. In part 2, we are outlining the appeal of adaptive reuse for developers, the environmental and economic benefits and the way it better serves the community compared to new construction and gentrification.

Mar 21, 2023

The Trend of Adaptive Reuse Apartments & What You Should Know: Part 1 

Adaptive reuse in commercial real estate refers to the process of redeveloping a building or property type into a new property, typically to meet higher demand in that sector. Adaptive reuse apartments have recently become a popular subject of discussion, as US office sales continue to sink. Over the past few decades, vacant offices buildings have been redeveloped into residential buildings, offering for-sale condominiums or rental apartments.

Feb 21, 2023

Opportunities and Trends in the Post-Pandemic Office Sector for 2023

If you have read any article on the #office sector for 2023, you know that the future remains uncertain nearly three years after the pandemic disrupted the industry. According to the latest CommercialEdge office report, 2023 will bring further uncertainty to the office sector as we enter the post-pandemic phase. Although some companies are becoming more aggressive about returning employees to the office, others have fully embraced hybrid and remote work practices.

Jan 24, 2023

Plan for Success: The Path Ahead

Previous segments of this blog series touched on the disconnect between workers and employers, the shifting priorities and values of the general workforce and the role management and leadership plays in DEI initiatives. In this final installment, we dive into what it will take for savvy companies to position themselves for success.

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