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Cash: Plenty of dry powder

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Market Snapshot

Oil Shock: The Energy Sector and Beyond

The collapse in oil prices has added to market dislocations and uncertainty associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Investment Insights
Jun 16
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Commercial Real Estate

Major Shifts in Sectors Underway

June 16, 2020

The economic fallout from COVID-19 appears to be accelerating existing trends in commercial real estate, with industrial strengthening while retail faces challenges.

Market Outlook
Mar 30
Market Outlook

COVID-19, Volatility and U.S. Commercial Real Estate

March 30, 2020

While severe, we believe that the COVID-19 shock is likely transitory, and remain optimistic about the long-term U.S. economic outlook and real estate fundamentals.

Investment Insights
Mar 02
Investment Insights

Coronavirus Outbreak

Stock Volatility and U.S. Commercial Real Estate

March 02, 2020

For now, we believe the coronavirus represents an exogenous shock rather than a "black swan" event and that the impact on U.S. private real estate should be minimal -- barring an extended crisis or severe impact on business operations and daily life.

Investment Insights
Nov 12
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Rising Development Costs

A Silver Lining for Commercial Real Estate?

November 12, 2019

Record high building costs have helped sustain asset appreciation and could also help shape new investment opportunities.

Investment Insights
Jun 07
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U.S. multifamily real estate

An Asset for all Times

June 07, 2019

U.S. multifamily real estate has historically been a resilient sector and may be a good defensive play for investors in the late-stage of the business cycle.

Investment Insights
May 15
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Commercial real estate

The Rise of the Sun Belt

May 15, 2019

Growing economic opportunity, a lower cost of living, and retirement in a warm and sunny climate are driving population growth and investment opportunities in the West and South.

Investment Insights
Nov 29
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Renter Nation: The Rise of Multifamily Housing

November 29, 2018

By choice and by necessity, Americans will continue to escalate the demand for rental housing in the years ahead --creating opportunities in professionally-managed properties across formats, generations, and geographies.


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