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3 Aug 2022

What’s Driving Cap Rate Compression?

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What Are Cap Rates? Depending on the side of the transaction an investor finds themselves in, capitalization rate compression can be favorable or costly. Although other factors must be considered when evaluating a real estate transaction, the capitalization rate, or cap rate, remains a paramount figure for most private investors as they chase higher yields […]
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ventura county
12 Aug 2022

Q2 2022 Multifamily Market Report | Ventura, CA

Ventura, CA Multifamily Market Overview Ventura County has recently experienced an influx of new suburban multifamily complexes, a trend that doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. Furthermore, Downtown Ventura has begun the process of converting obsolete properties into multifamily buildings and garden-style apartments. New policies being implemented in coastal cities in California […]

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santa barbara
12 Aug 2022

Santa Barbara Multifamily Market Report 2022

Multifamily Market Overview Santa Barbara attracts many residents who enjoy its trendy atmosphere and miles of beaches. Additionally, its strong aerospace and defense-related employment sector has brought in many families and young entrepreneurs. The area has seen annual rent growth reach an all-time high of 11 percent and a .5 percent decrease in vacancy, with […]

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11 Aug 2022

The Future of Casual Dining: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

10 min read

Where Casual Dining Currently Stands The casual dining industry, otherwise known as full-service restaurants, has felt the same adverse effects of e-commerce as traditional brick-and-mortar retail, department stores, and suburban mall centers. According to Bloomberg, consumer tastes have strayed from the sit-down experience model, evidenced by the rise and relative out-performance of local restaurants, fast […]

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city in midwest
10 Aug 2022

Midwest Retail Outlook 2022

Retail Makes Strides in the Midwest The retail sector within the Midwest has entered 2022 with a unique outlook driven by factors like evolving workplace flexibility, increasing market inflation, lingering supply chain issues, and a strong consumer desire for experience. Since the pandemic, retailers in the Midwest have improved the way they operate and embraced […]

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shopping center
10 Aug 2022

The Rising Cost of Services

How Shopping Centers Can Mitigate Market Headwinds Retail is at the forefront of rampant inflationary pressures as consumers face price increases for gas, groceries, housing, and other essentials. As a result, retailers have become hyper-aware of the shift in buying habits and their bottom line. Since COVID-19, retailers have had a tough time balancing the […]

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10 Aug 2022

Q&A | Matthews™ Market Movers

5 min read

Matthews™ Market Movers, Q&A Uncertainty has plagued the real estate industry as increased interest rates loom. Fortunately, property fundamentals remain strong. In this Q&A, we asked our top agents to provide their specialized insight on what they see in the market and what discussions they are having with investors.   Alexander Harrold | Senior Vice […]

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dollar bill
9 Aug 2022

Will Inflation And Construction Costs Change the CRE Landscape?

6 min read

Rising Construction Costs 2022 Inflation isn’t a new concept in construction. In fact, it’s part of many projects and is difficult to avoid. But now, inflation is happening at a breakneck pace and is plaguing developers’ timelines and financials. Numerous projects are facing delays due to rising costs, limiting the number of opportunities developers can […]

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9 Aug 2022

10 Prime Markets for Multifamily Acquisition

7 min read

Key Markets for Multifamily Investments in 2022 The multifamily sector has shifted greatly since the start of the pandemic, with some markets losing steam and others experiencing historical growth. Here you will find the top 10 markets multifamily investors should consider in 2022.   Los Angeles The Los Angeles multifamily sector took a hit at […]

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outdoor dining
9 Aug 2022

Virtual Patios | A New Model for Restaurant Design

The Emergence of Virtual Patios When indoor capacity was limited throughout the pandemic, the ability to offer outdoor dining became a lifeline for many restaurants struggling to stay open. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the implementation of outdoor patio spaces has skyrocketed, helping many businesses remain open and profitable. With the emergence of virtual patios, the […]

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