An Update on the South Florida Hotel Industry’s Post-COVID Recovery

COVID-19 caused a massive downturn in South Florida's hotel industry, but an uneven recovery is underway  It goes without saying that COVID-related lockdowns and panic caused a significant slowdown in South Florida's service economy. Tourism,...

What Florida’s Population Boom Could Mean for the Economy

As more people relocate to Florida, the state is poised to experience significant economic growth in the coming years. Florida's population is expanding rapidly, and the underlying reasons make a lot of sense. Sure, the...

Is South Florida Quickly Becoming a Global Tech Hub?

The tech industry is rapidly making its presence known in SoFlo, opening new opportunities for investors. In the 1990s, Miami attempted to establish itself as a tech hub. At that time, the city was home...

The Downturn in the Restaurant Industry and Its Impact on CRE

Thousands of restaurants have closed their doors for good, but there may be CRE opportunity Restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially bans on indoor dining, severely impacted the U.S. restaurant industry. Even areas with loose...

Can CRE Investors Easily Borrow Money in a Post-COVID Economy?

Although many banks and other lenders are cautious about lending money, there is still significant capital available for CRE investors. COVID-19 has influenced nearly all facets of life, and its impact on the economy has...

Is South Florida Destined to Become the Center of the Financial Universe?

Numerous financial institutions are setting up shop in South Florida in search of warmer weather, cheaper real estate, and lower taxes. But how significant and lasting is the trend? South Florida has always been a...

Why Perception Creates a Disconnect Between Price and Value in CRE

In the end, what something is truly worth is what people are willing to pay for it. Pretty much everything on the planet has a cost. When you head to the supermarket, items on the...

Beyond the Pandemic: Climate Change is a Significant Issue For CRE

With COVID-19's impact winding down, CRE investors should be aware of another challenge that never left. COVID-19 has been on everyone's mind for the past year. And for CRE investors, the pending return to “normalcy”...

The Impact of COVID-19 on Existing Commercial Real Estate Trends

The pandemic and the economic downtown impacted—and accelerated—some CRE trends significantly.  Although COVID-19 led to a global economic downturn, it hasn’t ended up as severe as some early projections estimated. In June 2020, the World...

Inflation or Deflation: What Will We See in the Post-COVID World?

Many analysts believe we will enter an inflationary period, but some predict the inverse A return to normalcy is drawing closer with news that the United States could distribute up to 500 million vaccine doses...

What Can We Expect From Retail in 2021?

Retail had a turbulent and uneven ride during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a broad recovery should follow once most Americans receive a vaccination. It goes without saying that 2020 was an incredibly challenging year for...

Social Distancing Layout Tips For the Office

Social distancing could remain necessary for a period, even after the COVID-19 vaccine rollout Although it appears as though most of the American population will have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by the summer, many...