Commercial Real Estate & Business News – March 27, 2020

Why This Nobel Laureate Predicts Quick Coronavirus Recovery: ‘We’re going to be fine’
Michael Levitt, a Nobel laureate and Stanford biophysicist, began analyzing the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide in January and correctly calculated that China would get through the worst of its coronavirus outbreak long before many health experts had predicted. Now he foresees…»
How Medical Offices Fuse With Mixed-Use Projects
With the need for medical services on the upswing and an increased overall preoccupation for wellness, communities across the nation have been looking for solutions to bring health-care services more within their reach. For a growing number of mixed-use developments, medical offices are becoming…»
Coronavirus Fallout for North American CRE Firms to Vary
North America’s highest-rated commercial real estate companies probably won’t have to shutter their doors due to fallout from the coronavirus, but a great percentage will have to brace for setbacks, according to new commentary from DBRS Morningstar. In the commentary, entitled The Impact…»
National Multifamily Report – February 2020
The novel coronavirus has made a significant impact on the real estate industry. However, despite this ongoing outbreak, rents increased 3.2 percent in February on a year-over-year basis, matching the previous month’s growth rate, according to a Yardi Matrix survey of 127…»
CoStar Group Sees Early Signs Of Trouble
CoStar Group, a provider of information and analytics for the multifamily and commercial real estate industry, is trying to stay ahead of the curve of what’s coming down the road for multifamily investors. The firm and STR, its hospitality data and analytics arm, recently issued some preliminary findings predicting…»