Commercial real estate activity remained elevated entering 2022 with broad-based investment and transaction activity continuing from 2021. Multifamily and industrial assets are still seeing the most investment; however, retail activity has increased as confidence in the sector improves and concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic wane. So far rising interest rates and persistent inflation have not seemed to dampen real estate activity, but the rest of 2022 could prove challenging if current economic trends persist or worsen. The dominating story of 2021 was the lingering effects of the pandemic and widespread supply chain disruptions and inflation. Issues that have not only stuck around but were joined by the political and economic uncertainty around the war in Ukraine.
Continue reading the Q1 2022 report for further analysis, insight and outlook into the multifamily housing, office, retail, industrial and capital market industries.
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