Office Sector’s Future Up for Debate

Colliers International, Toronto, said the U.S. office market is stabilizing following two-plus years of pandemic-driven correction, but noted “considerable debate and speculation” about its future.

Colliers: Interest Rate Volatility Could Hit Industrial Sector

Industrial sector cap rates have compressed to record lows in recent quarters, but Colliers International, Toronto, reported interest rate volatility has caused some investors to pause new projects and could increase cap rates.

Inflation’s Impact on Retail Real Estate

Colliers International, Toronto, said consumers are not alone in feeling elevated inflation–higher costs are problematic for retailers, too.

Colliers: Potential Inflection Point for CRE

Commercial real estate capital markets could be at an inflection point amid volatile economic conditions, said Colliers International, Toronto.

Bright Spots Amid Offices Sectors Struggles

Office absorption remains negative even though office-using employment increased by 1.9% in the first half of the year, adding 635,000 jobs, reported Cushman & Wakefield, Chicago.

Office Pipeline Evolves Post-Pandemic

The shift to remote and hybrid work is shrinking the new office supply pipeline, but many developers believe the right project in the right location still makes sense, reported Yardi Matrix, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Spread Between Retail, Industrial Rents Compresses

JLL, Chicago, reported the spread between retail property rents and industrial property rents is compressing as home deliveries speed up and e-commerce steals more and more market share from brick-and-mortar retailers.