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Special Report | Shopping Centers Adjust to the New Norm

DATE May 12, 2020 / Author


Click here to download full report With the nation on the road to reopening, retailers are reflecting on the disruption created by COVID-19, an estimated $150 billion in sales was lost in April. Over the last two months, 75 percent of non-essential retail stores remained closed, and 1.3 million U.S. store employees were furloughed. The […]

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Special Report | Coronavirus Impact on CRE Update Part 2

DATE May 12, 2020 / Author


Click here to download full report The United States economy has been in a near-total shut down for all of April, and many states are remaining in lockdown until the end of May or later. In the past six weeks, widespread business closures have left a lasting impression on the overall market, and initial claims […]

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Special Report | The Race to Reopen Retail

DATE May 7, 2020 / Author


Click here to download full report As we enter May, some of the largest U.S. retailers are itching to reopen after being forced to close for weeks by state mandates to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, states including Georgia, South Carolina, and Texas are beginning to lift these mandates, and stores will soon be welcoming […]

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Special Report | COVID-19 Impact on Self-Storage

DATE May 6, 2020 / Author


Click here to download full report Amid recent events, self-storage is faring well with many experts deeming the sector recession-resistant. Starting from a strong position before the outbreak, many self-storage facilities experienced heightened demand, despite the stall in rent growth in primary markets due to over-supply. Proving to be less susceptible to COVID-19, self-storage is […]

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The COVID-19 Pandemic & How it Compares to the 2008 Financial Crisis

DATE April 29, 2020 / Author


Click here to download full report The coronavirus pandemic has upended the commercial real estate economic outlook for 2020 with mass layoffs, decreases in consumption, and a downturn in economic activity. This unique and unprecedented period has the potential for 18 months of disruption, and many leading financial institutions predict a recession. Although many like […]

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Special Report | Coronavirus Impact on QSR & Drive-Thrus

DATE April 29, 2020 / Author


Click here to download full report Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, local and state governments are enforcing restaurants and bars to close dine-in services temporarily. As a result, quick-service restaurants (QSR), including Starbucks, Taco Bell, and Chick-fil-A, are encouraging customers to grab their food to-go. After visits to QSRs increased by 11 percent from February 17 […]

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Special Report | Coronvirus Impact on C-Stores

DATE April 21, 2020 / Author


Click Here to Download Full Report Considered an essential business by the U.S. government during COVID-19, convenience stores (c-stores) are often the only or closest location for much-needed fuel, food, and grocery items. Looking back to 2019, in-store sales at c-stores increased by 4.4%, according to the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). However, in […]

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Special Report | Coronavirus Impact on Dollar Stores

DATE April 20, 2020 / Author


Click Here to Download Full Report Beneath the cloud of uncertainty that COVID-19 has presented, some retailers are coming out on top and fortunately are thriving in the current environment. These retailers include discounters and dollar stores. The discount retail market has proven to be resilient in both good times and bad, data from Coresight […]

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Special Report | Coronavirus Impact on Drug Stores

DATE April 16, 2020 / Author


Click here to download full report Customer shopping habits rapidly shifted during the global crisis, making it difficult for retailers to predict business trends. Drug store visits nationally increased by 28 percent from February 19 to March 27 with the South region leading by a 51 percent increase during that same time, according to Four […]

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