Technology and healthcare sectors best position to weather impact of coronavirus pandemic
Markets with higher concentrations of industries such as technology, life sciences and telecommunications, as well as those that are less reliant on the energy sector and government employment, appear poised for relative outperformance, according to Nuveen Real Estate’s research team, which created a model to forecast U.S. real estate performance across the 50 largest cities in the United States.
Markets with a large exposure to newer noncyclical industries, such as information technology (San Jose), life science (Boston) and telecommunications (Dallas), are positioned to perform the best. And markets with a large exposure to cyclical industries, such as tourism (New Orleans), hospitality (Las Vegas), energy (Oklahoma City) and retail (Miami), are positioned to perform the worst.
The five most highly ranked U.S. metropolitan statistical areas in Nuveen Real Es