The US economy contracted at an annual rate of 31.4% during the second quarter of 2020. The inflation rate was 1.3% for the 12 months ending in August 2020. The unemployment rate increased 440 basis points from one year ago and stood at 7.9%.
Unsurprisingly, the markets that have been hit the hardest in 2020 have continued this trend as we enter the 4th quarter. Primary/Gateway markets and urban core/downtown areas have seen the largest decline in rents and occupancy. COVID-19 has..
The impact of COVID-19 on the multifamily market continues to shift trends to suburban and southeast construction starts. The overall market remains mixed for the September report, with permits roughly flat, and construction starts down, but..
Questions about what employment habits will look like after the pandemic are bringing increased uncertainty to the office sector. Large occupiers are putting their long-term commitments on hold and buyers are having a tough time pricing this..
The 10-year Treasury Yield has remained stable keeping in a range of around .60% -.75%. Debt capital is available from the agencies but with reserves. Agencies report loan closings in 2Q in line with 2019.