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FORGET THE FREE LUNCH. WORKERS WANT FLEXIBILITY & TRANSPARENCY
Welcome back to our series on diversity, equity and inclusion in commercial real estate. By now we’ve established that although conditions have improved, women and minorities are experiencing higher levels of discontent with their jobs. Many employers—both in and outside the industry—have caught on and have been...
DO COMPANY PRIORITIES ALIGN WITH WORKERS’ SHIFTING VALUES?
Last week’s blog touched on the Americans’ approach to work, and where it fits in our daily lives, has evolved over the past several years. For many people, the mandatory hiatus from in-person work trigged a re-evaluation of the type of work they want to do and where they want to do it. Some have embraced remote...
BY THE NUMBERS: ARE WE GOING BACKWARDS, BABY?
There’s no denying that the pandemic has changed the way we view work and how it fits into our lives. Broader pressures such as inflation, goods shortages and housing prices, combined with growing concerns about overall health, quality of life, compensation and work satisfaction, have driven countless workers to...
CBC REPORTS APPETITE STILL STRONG FOR CRE MID-YEAR 2022
Commercial real estate activity remains elevated in 2022, which is a promising sign considering record-highs were reached last year. Market activity is being paced by three property types, multifamily, industrial, as well as a strong rebound in retail. A new Mid-Year Report from Coldwell Banker Commercial shows...
CBC CHATTER: OFFICE OF THE FUTURE
On October 12th, 2022, Coldwell Banker Commercial hosted its sixth CBC Chatter, a virtual quarterly series hosted by Senior Vice President and Managing Director Daniel Spiegel to discuss hot topics in the world of commercial real estate. This event focused on the Office of the Future where panelists discussed the...
HOW HYBRID HEALTHCARE MODELS ARE FUELING MEDICAL CRE GROWTH
The following is a thought leadership post from Dan Spiegel, SVP & Managing Director — Coldwell Banker Commercial The healthcare industry quickly adapted to virtual care delivery during the pandemic, and for both caregivers and patients, the rapid transition from in-office to on-screen visits left much to be...
WILL PE HELP HOMEBUILDERS OUT OF A TIGHT SPOT?
Last week’s blog touched on the housing recession, which is officially in progress now that builders have pulled back, and its impact on the broader property markets. As would-be buyers increasingly back out of deals, homebuilders are increasingly finding themselves holding the bag. Combine that with...
HOUSING RECESSION IS NOW OFFICIAL, BUT WON’T BE LIKE PRIOR DOWNTURNS
It’s official: the U.S. housing market is in a recession—at least, that’s the consensus of the some of the industry’s leading economists. However, how the downturn is playing out is proving to be quite nuanced, geographically varied and, well, confusing. Higher construction costs are weighing down both...
INFLATION IN THE ECONOMY IMPACTING COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE
Inflation has been on everyone’s minds lately as increased prices are affecting the entire economy and driving up costs for food, consumer goods, labor, housing, and commercial real estate. To help curtail inflation...
HOW GREEN IS THE OFFICE SPACE IN YOUR CITY?
CBC frequently discusses real estate’s impact on the environment. In the past, the CBC team has researched ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) initiatives and how to incorporate those values into a business model, the negative impact real estate has on climate change mitigation, and steps many companies are...