196 results for “Forecast”
CRE N Illinois

Forecasting three corners of commercial real estate for 2019

| Matt Baker

All throughout 2018, the real estate market was once again buoyed by a virile U.S. economy. There may new challenges in 2019 in the forms of rising interest rates, tightening credit and lingering uncertainty over the geopolitical climate, yet many commercial real estate professionals remain bullish on the market going into the new year.

CRE N Illinois

The forecast for investment sales: Partly cloudy

| Matt Baker

Throughout the year, commercial real estate investors have signaled cautious optimism and 2018 rewarded that outlook. Will the same hold true in 2019? As real estate investors seek out the prime opportunities to improve their yields, there are specific market, asset and financial concerns to take into account.

CRE N Illinois

CA Ventures appoints Taylor Gunn as VP of research and analytics

CA Ventures announced that Taylor Gunn has joined the firm as vice president of research and analytics for its student housing and multifamily divisions. In her new role, Gunn will lead data analytics and market research efforts, providing quantitative metrics and qualitative insights for deal origination, asset management and investor comm…

Industrial N Illinois

Forecasting the 2019 industrial sector

| Matt Baker

Meteorologists have a thankless job, predicting the weather a few days out and then suffering vitriol when uncalled-for rain spoils what should have been a sunny day. Prognosticating something just as complex, the real estate market and greater economy, is just as tough, let alone looking a year or more ahead.

Industrial N Illinois

Northern segment of Chicago MSA sees variegated industrial activity

| Matt Baker

For the second quarter in a row, leasing velocity increased in Chicago’s overall industrial market, totaling 10.1 million square feet during the third quarter of 2018. According to a Research & Forecast Report by Colliers International, the northern submarkets had varying changes to absorption and vacancy, though mostly improved.

CRE N Illinois

The long game: How to tap the experience of your property managers

| Matt Baker

Communication between departments is important for any business, and this is no different for real estate firms. That’s why it’s important to involve the property management team early and often on a project. From acquisition to offer to development, operations can have a lot of important input before being handed the keys to a property.

Industrial N Illinois

Some improvement in the I-55 Corridor

| Matt Baker

The Chicago metro industrial market remained strong last quarter. The 8.6 million square feet of new leasing activity during Q2 is the highest quarterly total since 2015 and the plummeting vacancy rate, which was down by an 23 basis points to 6.4 percent, is the lowest rate recorded since 2001.

Multifamily N Illinois

Spring weather brings swirling winds to apartment market

| Douglas Imber

In a recent letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Charlie Munger penned that the company’s future leaders would likely be unable to generate the type of returns he and Warren Buffet delivered.  He argued that it wasn’t because their future managers wouldn’t be as talented, but rather because, “It doesn’t matter how good of a fisherman …

Legal N Illinois

Five ways to avoid a commercial lease dispute

| By Andrew P. Shelby

Rent is one the largest recurring expenses for many businesses. As a result, disputes about commercial leases pose the potential to have significant impacts on businesses. And commercial lease disputes can hurt the land owner or property manager too. For example, from the owner’s side, conflict about a lease can tie up property while haltin…

Industrial N Illinois

Industrial Insider: NAIOP 2018 forecast

| Elise A. Couston, Senior Managing Director at Newmark Knight Frank

I recently attended the NAIOP Chicago chapter forecast breakfast that was headlined by Dr. Mark Eppli, Bell Chair in Real Estate at Marquette University. This is the seventh consecutive year that Dr. Eppli has presented to this audience.