Commercial real estate news


31 MAY 23

The Rise of Luxury Apartments: A Flight-to-Quality Trend

May 31, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the real estate market, with demand decreasing in the hospitality industry and among many others. However, in the luxury apartments sector, many tenants elected to hop on the trend of paying more for less and valuing quality over quantity; as a result, the demand for luxury apartments has increased significantly. According to JLL, overall leasing volume in luxury property types has increased 24% over 2021 activity and a record number of leases have been signed. This activity...

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26 APR 23

A Hot Market For Medical Office Buildings

April 26, 2023

Are you aware medical office buildings (MOBs) are arguably the safest asset to invest in? Since the pandemic, vacancy rates skyrocketed for traditional offices. The Sage Group reported office space vacancy rates in 2022 in downtown Los Angeles and Long Beach, California were 18% and 26% respectively. Despite MOBs being a subset of traditional offices, the demand...

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16 MAR 23

The Millennial Influence: What the Rise of Short-Term Rentals means for the Housing Landscape

March 16, 2023

The rise of the Millennial generation has had a significant impact on the real estate market, particularly in the area of short-term rentals. Reaching “peak Millennial'' in 2015, USC Professor Dowell Myers states that the majority of this cohort has surpassed the age of 25, which has historically been the threshold for generations entering the first stage of the housing life cycle – homeownership. For millennials, however, they arrived at an inopportune time. From 2014 to 2022, US multifamily rents have increased by a staggering 49%, while wages and salaries at private companies...

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