The year that just ended was dominated by a new variant of COVID-19, and the surge in the Omicron strain meant a delay to return to office plans, dampened consumer activity and fed global supply chain woes, writes Kevin Thorpe, Cushman & Wakefield chief economist. “However, just weeks into 2022, we have reasons to be cautiously optimistic, which bodes well for […]
INFORMATION AND RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESS DURING COVID-19 As our global community looks to contain and combat COVID-19 (or what’s commonly referred to as the Coronavirus), businesses must take every precaution to ensure the safety of both their employees and their customers. The outbreak and response leave many small business owners feeling stressed and anxious; […]
Competition among investors for single-tenant net-lease properties intensified last year, sending cap rates down to historic lows, and the widespread eagerness to buy in this market may not slow down in 2020, according to a Q4 net-lease report by Wilmette, Illinois-based The Boulder Group.
2020 will be an especially challenging time for investors because the economy is slowing, trade wars could drastically affect specific localities, and some of the hottest real estate markets are already cooling down.