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Midwest Remains Attractive Target for Industrial Investment

Most everything in our lives, and in Commercial Real Estate in particular, was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Retail took a nosedive and has begun a modest recovery; office remains floating in a sort of no-man’s land. But for the industrial sector, life continued almost as normal; certainly, there was no slowdown or abrupt halt in space demanded.

The Future Of Retail

At the beginning of the pandemic, we had “lockdowns” throughout the country to try to stem the contagion.  Unfortunately, this also led to closures of many retail and restaurants establishments.

A Look At The Value Of Land Investment In 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic drastically altered the commercial real estate landscape, it was perhaps a driving factor in the success of the land sector during the year 2020. In a survey conducted by GlobeSt., nearly 22% of land brokers experienced a significant increase in business during the pandemic, while 33.6% of brokers only saw some growth.

The Top Four Things To Watch That May Impact CRE In 2021

Commercial real estate faced considerable headwinds in 2020 especially within the hospitality and retail sectors. While industrial continued to do well, office remained in a holding pattern with many companies taking a wait-and-see approach while the pandemic continues.

How COVID-19 Is Creating Mixed Messages For The Commercial Real Estate Industry

The start of a new year brings hope for a better economy, the roll-out of a vaccine, and getting lives back to a new “normal”. But while we remain optimistic for good things to come, the COVID pandemic has unfortunately created a financial burden for many property owners who may have a more difficult time recovering from the shock of shutdowns and lost business in 2020.