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Insights: Land Sales Trends

Insights: Land Sales Trends

The U.S. economy entered a recession in February, 2020, per the National Bureau of Economic Research. Commercial real estate development typically slows during a recession because developers do not want to incur the holding costs of land parcels if there is not an expected demand for new product.

Insights: Student Housing 2020

Insights: Student Housing 2020

The main uncertainty in the student housing sector is COVID-19’s impact on the 2020-2021 school year’s leasing. There is a variety of factors which make the student housing occupancy outlook uncertain.

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Insights: Landlord Employer Liability

Insights: Landlord Employer Liability

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic raises the question of whether landlords with leased properties can be held liable for injuries sustained when someone contracts COVID-19 at the premises.

Opportunity Zones & Taxes

Opportunity Zones & Taxes

What are Opportunity Zones? The real estate industry is buzzing about this new program which allows private investment in country’s distressed communities. CBC brings you a quick overview to help you understand what they are and how investors can use them for their benefit.

Regional Summaries

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Atlanta, GA

Apartment
Vacancy in Atlanta's apartment market, despite the construction boom, has run below 5.0% since the third quarter of 2015; it has risen only slightly since then. The rate for second quarter 2019 was 4.8%, down 10 basis points for both the period and year-to-date following a gain of 40 basis points through 2018. At $1,244 and $1,168 per month, asking and effective averages for second quarter 2019 represented respective increases of 2.0% and 2.2% year-to-date following gains of 6.6% and 7.5% recorded for all of last year. Gains for the second quarter alone were 1.4% and 1.6%. VIEW APARTMENT LISTINGS >
Industrial
Vacancy in Atlanta's warehouse/distribution market closed the second quarter of 2019 at 12.0%, up 100 basis points for the period and up 80 year-to-date, an effect of the sudden bout of negative net absorption indicated for second quarter. At $4.24 psf and $3.78 psf, respective mean second quarter asking and effective rates in metro Atlanta were up just 0.7% and 0.3% year-to-date. Growth rates for the second quarter alone were 0.5% and 0.0%. VIEW INDUSTRIAL LISTINGS >
Office
The Atlanta general purpose, multi-tenant office market vacancy rate in mid-year 2019 was sitting at 20.0%, up 30 basis points from a quarter earlier and up 70 year-to-date following a 100-basis-points rise through 2018. At $26.00 psf and $20.62 psf, mean second quarter asking and effective rents were up 1.9% each year-to-date following increases of 2.7% apiece in 2018. Gains in the second quarter alone were 1.0%. VIEW OFFICE LISTINGS >
Retail
Vacancy rates in the Atlanta community-neighborhood shopping center market have run in the narrow range of 11.0% to 11.5%, roundly stated, since early 2016 (they were higher earlier). Second quarter 2019 held to the trend. Vacancy closed the period at 11.3%, down 10 basis points from a quarter earlier and equal to the rate reported for year-end 2018. At $19.23 psf and $16.88 psf, respective second quarter average asking and effective rates were up 1.0% each year-to-date. Gains for the second quarter alone were 0.4% apiece. VIEW RETAIL LISTINGS >

Source: Data provided by Reis, Inc. based on Market Summaries for the 85 Primary and Secondary Markets they cover.

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