Commercial Real Estate & Business News – August 18, 2022

CRE Capital Markets: What to Expect by Q4

Investment activity held up nicely in the first six months of the year. Volume rose by 10 percent year-over-year in the second quarter to $167 billion, according to CBRE’s latest capital markets report. Monetary policies are expected to be the…»»

Could There Be a CRE Upside to a Recession?


No one wants a recession. And yet, they do eventually come as part of the business cycle. While the pandemic recession was an anomaly in that sense, the chances are reasonable that in the near- to mid-term, the U.S. could experience another one. Those companies that are…»

How to Maintain Multifamily Investment Momentum in the Face of Rising Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 75 basis points in June and then another 75 basis points in July, sending shockwaves across the commercial real estate industry. Fortunately, there are opportunities and solutions to bypass these potential roadblocks…»

Total Construction Starts Post Big Gains in July, Yet Residential Slips

Total construction starts rose 48% year-over-year in July to a seasonally adjusted annualized $1.36 trillion, said Dodge Construction Network. The dollar-amount gains resulted from starts on three large manufacturing plants and two LNG export facilities…»

Here’s a Breakdown of Current Arizona Construction Market

Ask just about any contractor in the Valley about the state of their current business and projects and they’ll tell you this: Business is booming! But, as fruitful as the Arizona construction and development market is throughout Metro Phoenix, it’s not without its challenges. Right now, Arizona’s…»