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Valuing US Apartments in the Midst of COVID-19

Jim Costello / April 7th, 2020

Debt challenges mean that apartment cap rates may not be as sheltered as they were during the last...

Commercial Real Estate Moves Into Uncharted Territory

Jim Costello / March 19th, 2020

Making sense of what will happen next involves a little bit of speculation as well as reasonable judgement over the forces...

The Show Must Go On: CRE in a Coronavirus Slowdown

Jim Costello / March 9th, 2020

Even with an economic downturn, commercial real estate investments might weather this panic without major damage...

Manhattan Hotel Deals Dry Up: Is Worse to Come?

Jim Costello / March 3rd, 2020

Three months of no transactions is a rare event in Manhattan. Is something worse...

A Fantastic Decade for US Commercial Real Estate

Jim Costello / January 16th, 2020

While 2019 sputtered to a close with tepid deal volume, the last decade overall has been fantastic...

Top Global Investors: Changing Appetites in 2019

Jim Costello / January 9th, 2020

The biggest global investors were still hungry for commercial real estate assets last year, though stripping out the activity of one...

Chart: US Monthly Volume and Pricing Trends by Sector

Jim Costello / December 30th, 2019

Investors have been ramping up activity in the U.S. apartment and industrial sectors over the last five years...

2019 Is Almost Over. How Does It Measure Up?

Jim Costello / December 12th, 2019

U.S. deal volume for 2019 is likely not going to surpass that of 2018, though it will be at a healthy level...

Overseas Investors Dial Down Purchases of U.S. Real Estate

Jim Costello / December 5th, 2019

Purchases of U.S. commercial real estate by cross-border investors slipped in the third quarter of 2019, the latest edition...

What’s Wrong in Chicagoland?

Jim Costello / November 25th, 2019

There are great reasons to be in the Chicago market, but investors are clearly finding the market less attractive...

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