Florida’s Troubled Insurance Market Increasing Concern For CRE Investors

Florida’s Troubled Insurance Market Increasing Concern For CRE Investors

After Hurricane Ian churned up the southwest coast of Florida, attention is now shifting toward recovery and rebuilding. But a huge cloud looms over the efforts: the state’s property insurance market is teetering on the brink of collapse. While the situation is less dire for commercial property insurance, there is still widespread concern the storm’s impact will have on an owners’ ability to insure properties going forward.

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Why Some Industries Are Moving First On Reshoring Back To U.S.

Why Some Industries Are Moving First On Reshoring Back To U.S.

Technology companies have been leaders in the push to reshore manufacturing. Examples are multi-billion-dollar chip plants, thanks to the $52 billion CHIPS and Science Act that was part of the Inflation Reduction Act. But the shift isn’t only the province of giant companies. Many small- to mid-sized companies are also reshoring or expanding domestic manufacturing.

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Now Is The ‘Golden Age’ Of Multifamily Investment

Now Is The ‘Golden Age’ Of Multifamily Investment

Multifamily performance has been off the charts during the pandemic. That’s particularly been true for markets across the Southeast and the Sun Belt, which have benefited from migration patterns. And the result is that it’s really the golden age to raise money for multifamily investment because the asset class performs phenomenally well.

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Flex Space Gains Momentum In A Hybrid Work World

Flex Space Gains Momentum In A Hybrid Work World

Companies and workers are finding flex space working arrangements to allow for valuable collaboration, a better balance of office and remote work, and more options overall, and businesses appreciate the opportunity to avoid lengthy lease terms.

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Central Offices Are Staging a Comeback

Central Offices Are Staging a Comeback

In the early days of the pandemic, experts across the commercial real estate industry consistently opined the market would see companies move toward a hub-and-spoke office-using model to accommodate employees that had moved away from central office locations. But according to a new JLL analysis, investment is increasingly moving back to the hub, less so the spokes.

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CRE Investment Money Is On The Move Among States

CRE Investment Money Is On The Move Among States

Investors are spreading their money out geographically for a number of reasons, including diversification, the search for higher yields, state tax policies, and retirement strategies, “to capitalize on unique market dynamics like migration and demographic trends.” 

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Florida’s Rent Control Initiative Is Being Resisted By Landlords

Florida’s Rent Control Initiative Is Being Resisted By Landlords

The Florida Association of Realtors and the Florida Apartment Association sued Orange County, Florida, last week in an attempt to undermine a ballot initiative aimed at limiting how much landlords can increase their rent prices. If passed in the fall by voters, it would be the first time such a measure is approved in Florida in decades. 

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Commercial Real Estate Investor Sentiment Signals A Changing Outlook

Commercial Real Estate Investor Sentiment Signals A Changing Outlook

Preliminary data from SitusAMC Insight’s second quarter 2022 institutional investor survey shows changing preferences among property segments. After so many quarters of seemingly unstoppable growth, the industrial sector is starting to show initial signs of a slowdown, even though fundamentals are still strong.

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