The economic shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdown has resulted in nationwide store closures, leaving investors to wonder if this novel coronavirus will be the impetus for the demise of traditional retail.
From the Current Issue
An economic chasm has opened in most major economies. After the initial shock, for real estate investors it is the terrain on the other side that counts, not the chasm.
One property type that has positively stood out during the pandemic is the infrastructure that powers the internet — data centers.
In the face of this crisis, many investors are wondering how the affordable-housing industry will fare.
At least one industry observer recently criticized several open-end fund managers that have temporarily suspended redemptions. I respectfully disagree.
Alternative asset classes, such as student accommodation and senior living, have particular challenges related to implementing ESG measures
As the economy begins to reopen in phases across the country, companies are starting to think about what their strategies will look like post-COVID-19.
Several organizations are helping to promulgate best practices amid the coronavirus outbreak.
There is some question about whether office demand might be reduced from elevated telecommuting in a post-pandemic environment.
Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States increased by 2.5 million in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the unemployment rate fell to 13.3 percent.
Fundraising by closed-end real estate funds appears to be relatively on track, even amid the COVID-19 outbreak.