- Eight Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Sept. 26, 2020)
Costco appears to have avoided the COVID-19 impact as sales jumped over 10 percent, reports Business Insider. The New York Times looks at how restaurants and outdoor dining can survive the winter. The …
- Deutsche Bank Revamps Work-From-Home Rule in Permanent Shift
Deutsche Bank is joining lenders such as Mizuho Financial Group Inc. and Fifth Third Bancorp in cutting office costs.
- Debt Funds Like Blackstone’s Begin to Play a Bigger Role in CRE Lending as CMBS Steps Back
The lending market “is not cautiously pessimistic, it’s not cautiously optimistic. It’s just in a quiet place where it doesn’t know which direction to go,” says one source.
- 12 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Sept. 25, 2020)
Retailers have started paying rent again, but negotiations between tenants and landlords continue, reports CNBC. San Francisco Chronicle looks at how things might be different when California votes on …
- Duke Realty CEO Jim Connor: Cap Rates on High Quality Logistics Assets Have Been Compressing
The CEO of the publicly-traded industrial REIT discusses the outlook for industrial facilities, Duke’s balance sheet and dealing with natural disasters.
- Working from Home in a Pandemic Is Not Shirking It: Lionel Laurent
“We are home working alongside our kids, in unsuitable spaces, with no choice and no in-office days,” Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom said in March.
- NYC Commercial Property Crisis Signals Hazards for Local Banks
With commercial vacancies rising and rents falling, there is a question of whether the banks have set aside enough money for CRE losses.
- 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Sept. 24, 2020)
The National Multifamily Housing Council found 90.1 percent of apartment households made a full or partial rent payment by September 20. Netflix signs the largest lease in Los Angeles County in 2020, …
- Apartment Communities Optimize Services, Amenities for Life Under a Pandemic
Multifamily owners and managers have adjusted to long-term life under COVID-19 by adapting how they offer amenities to residents.
- Retailers Restructured and Disposed Assets During the Last Downturn. Here’s How This Time Is Different.
Excess Space’s Michael Wiener says ‘We must talk about science these days instead of just talking about real estate, because it's all tied together now.'