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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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Portland, OR

Apartment
The Portland, Oregon apartment market vacancy rate, at 5.3% in the first quarter of 2019, was unchanged from the quarter before and was up 10 basis points year-over-year. At $1,356 and $1,275 per month, asking and effective averages for the period were down 0.3% and 0.8% since year-end following increases of 4.5% and 3.9% all told through 2018. VIEW APARTMENT LISTINGS >
Industrial
The Portland, Oregon warehouse/distribution sector market vacancy rate closed the first quarter of 2019 at 9.4%, down fully 140 basis points for the period following an increase by 150 all told last year. At $6.69 psf and $6.30 psf, average first quarter asking and effective lease rates were up 1.1% and 1.4% for the period following increases of fully 2.2% and 1.8% last year. For the 25.9-million-square-foot Flex/R&D market, Reis reports a first-quarter vacancy rate of 5.0%, unchanged over the quarter and up 20 basis points over the year. Asking and effective rents, recorded at $10.29 psf and $9.50 psf, are both up 0.4% for the quarter. Rents were up 2.2% and 2.5%, respectively, over the year. VIEW INDUSTRIAL LISTINGS >
Office
The Portland, Oregon general purpose, multi-tenant office market saw no new space delivered during the first quarter of 2019. Net absorption, catching up slightly, ran at 41,000 square feet for the period as the vacancy rate slipped to 13.2%, down 50 basis points year-over-year. At $25.45 psf and $20.33 psf, first quarter asking and effective averages were up 0.5% and 0.6% for the period following gains of 3.7% and 3.6% all told last year. VIEW OFFICE LISTINGS >
Retail
The Portland, Oregon community-neighborhood shopping center market vacancy rate remains flatit closed the first quarter of 2019 at 7.2%. At $22.36 psf and $19.51 psf, asking and effective average lease rates for the first quarter of 2019 were up 0.9% each for the period after increases of 1.0% and 1.1% through 2018. 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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