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Coronavirus Guidance: Commercial Real Estate
April 22, 2021
2013 Executive Summaries
The economy is still struggling, but some cities are outpacing their neighbors — adding the good jobs that fuel demand for office, retail, and multifamily properties. What secrets do these mid-sized cities (1.5 to 2.5 million in population) share? Editor Mariwyn Evans explains.
The national vacancy rate fell to 4.6 percent in the third quarter, which is traditionally one of the strongest quarters of the year.
So did any of the commercial property deals you touched in the past five years or longer use financing? Let's guess: the answer is yes, of course. Developers acquiring or improving commercial assets tend not to self-finance. Read more about the LIBOR scandal on TheSource Blog.
For the first time, the REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) is offering the hybrid course "Site Selection" in August. Learn how to add value by understanding the site selection process and the highest and best use for a site. Get more info on the hybrid course process and the instructor, Andre J. van Rensburg, ALC.
Are weak job numbers and debt headaches making your clients uneasy about commercial real estate performance? In this issue of Commercial Connections, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun explains why you shouldn't worry.
Was stock-market prognosticator Jim Cramer of CNBC right when he said, "I think the data center industry is in decline. I see an industry that's about to be brought low by new technology, so I think you should sell, sell, sell"? Read the CommercialSource blog post to find out why TV may not be the best place to learn about data center property.
There's no doubt there are many signs of recovery in the national commercial real estate market. But as with any gigantic, interrelated collection of localities, sectors, and instruments, it's tough to know with any certainty what to expect long term. Read three conflicting perspectives of the commercial market and weigh in on which you think is most accurate.
Increase your productivity and revenue, and close more deals. The REALTORS® Land Institute's no-travel course "Essentials of Negotiation" can benefit you in not only your business, but also your personal life. Hurry, registration ends July 9.
Stay on top of legislation that affects commercial real estate legislation with Scout, a free software tool that alerts you when Congress or your state house proposes legislation that affects you or your clients.