Reis: CRE Completions Plunge

Reis, New York, said commercial real estate completion figures “plunged” across the apartment, office and retail sectors during the first quarter as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic spread.

MBA Chart of the Week: Year-to-Date Returns for REIT Stocks

How the health, social and economic impacts of the coronavirus outbreak flow through to commercial and multifamily properties remains clouded in uncertainty – mainly because of the uncertainty about the virus itself and our public and private responses to it. One thing that is clear is that different property types and different markets will be affected differently.

‘Big Box’ Store Cap Rates Slip

The Boulder Group, Wilmette, Ill., said single-tenant net lease big box store cap rates slipped 4 basis points between 2018 and late 2019.

Another Challenging Year For Retail Sector

This year could be another challenging one for the retail sector, but retailers that survive should be well positioned for the future.

Retailers Express Surprising Brick-and-Mortar Optimism

Despite headlines proclaiming the impending death of physical stores, nearly 78 percent of large U.S. retailers call themselves optimistic about brick-and-mortar stores and believe they have a bright future, said Colliers International, Toronto.

Retail Sector Rays of Hope

The retail sector continues to struggle despite increasing consumer spending and a healthy labor market. But there is hope, said Ten-X Chief Economist Peter Muoio.