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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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Dallas, TX

Apartment
The vacancy rate in the Dallas area apartment market was running at 5.8% in the second quarter of 2019, up 10 basis points for the period and a gain of 20 year-to-date-following last year's 60-basis-points increase. At $1,227 and $1,152 per month, asking and effective averages in the second quarter were up 2.1% and 2.2% since year-end. Gains for the second quarter alone were 1.3% for both averages. VIEW APARTMENT LISTINGS >
Industrial
The Dallas area warehouse/distribution market vacancy rate passed the mid-year 2019 mark at 12.7%, up 30 basis points for the period, up fully 100 year-to-date-and the highest rate recorded by Reis for this market since the second quarter of 2015. At $4.80 psf and $4.49 psf, second quarter 2019 average asking and effective rents were up 1.5% and 1.6% year-to-date in the wake of the hefty increases of 3.1% and 2.8% seen in 2018. Gains in the second quarter alone were 0.8% and 1.1%. Dallas presents an exception to the rule of thumb whereby vacancy in the Flex/R&D market runs higher than vacancy in the warehouse/distribution sector. At 8.1%, the second quarter 2019 rate for the Flex/R&D segment was down 20 basis points for the period but was up 60 year-to-date-following a gain of 20 basis points through 2018. At $7.48 psf and $6.81 psf, mean asking and effective rates for second quarter were up 1.2% and 0.9% year-to-date following increases of 2.6% and 2.7% in 2018. Gains in the second quarter alone were 0.8% and 0.9%. VIEW INDUSTRIAL LISTINGS >
Office
The vacancy rate in the Dallas area general purpose, multi-tenant office market closed the second quarter of 2019 at 22.7%, up 10 basis points for the period and equal to the rate reported for the end of 2018-after that year's 130-basis-points increase. At $25.56 psf and $19.78 psf, asking and effective averages for second quarter were up 0.8% year-to-date following increases of 3.2% and 2.9%, respectively, in 2018. Gains for the second quarter alone were just 0.3% and 0.2%. VIEW OFFICE LISTINGS >
Retail
After peaking at 15.0% in 2011, the vacancy rate for the Dallas area community-neighborhood shopping center market fell into a steady, if slow, descent. Vacancy in this sector closed the second quarter of 2019 at 12.1%, same as the quarter preceding but up 20 basis points year-to-date-and the highest rate recorded for this submarket since year-end 2014. The rate added 40 basis points all told last year. At $18.99 psf and $16.60 psf, second quarter average asking and effective rates were down 0.4% and 0.3% year-to-date. Growth rates for second quarter alone were negative at 0.3% and 0.2%. 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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