commercial real estate Archive

Regulatory Framework Cuts Bank Capital for Commercial Deals in REALTOR® Markets

Based on the Expectations & Market Realities in Real Estate 2017: Intersection of Global Change report—released by Situs RERC, Deloitte and the National Association of REALTORS®—commercial real estate (CRE) investors took a step back during 2016. Large cap CRE...

Solid Demand Drives Office Vacancies Lower in the Fourth Quarter of 2016

Economic activity continued on an upward trend in the last quarter of 2016, but at a slower pace, as the first estimate of real gross domestic product (GDP) from the Bureau of Economic Analysis documented. Preliminary figures indicated that...

Investment Sales in Small Cap Markets Accelerate in Third Quarter of 2016

Commercial sales transactions span the price spectrum, but tend to be measured and reported based on size. Commercial real estate (CRE) deals at the higher end—$2.5 million and above—comprise a large share of investment sales. Smaller commercial transactions tend...

Vacancies Decline in REALTORS®’ CRE Markets

Commercial fundamentals in REALTORS®’ markets continued gaining strength during the second quarter of 2016. Based on NAR’s Commercial Real Estate Market Trends report, leasing activity advanced. With demand for commercial space rising, developers have taken note and ramped up...

Commercial Leasing Accelerates in REALTORS®’ Markets in Q2

Commercial space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings.  Based on Energy Information Administration data approximately 72 percent of commercial buildings are less than 10,000...