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6 Sep 2022

MATTHEWS™ CAPITAL MARKETS RATE SHEET | SEPTEMBER 2022

September Industry Rates | Capital Markets Rate Sheet   Quick Economic Overview Jerome Powell, the Fed Chair, came out swinging two weeks ago at the Jackson Hole Business Conference with a highly hawkish tone related to interest rates and the Fed’s total commitment to controlling inflation. The Fed is willing to cause some pain in […]
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6 Aug 2019

Live. Work. Play. | How consumer preferences are shaking up retail

We are seeing yesterday’s shopping centers morphing into experience-based, consumer engaged spaces. These shopping center spaces are transforming into mixed-use commercial offerings that are designed to meet the needs of new generational shoppers. These consumers want to shop in environments that focus on live, work, play, and convenience. This has caused developers to think about: […]

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5 Aug 2019

Opportunities in Opportunity Zones: A look at the top up-and-coming areas in the U.S.

With more than 8,700 designated census tracts in the Opportunity Zone program, some offer a greater appreciation potential for investors than others. Federal criteria for determining the eligibility of an Opportunity Zone census tract include property rates above 20 percent or median family income below 80 percent of either the statewide or metropolitan area income. […]

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12 Jul 2019

Reinventing the Past: An In-Depth Look Into Adaptive Reuse | Infographic

Adaptive reuse projects entail a dated or abandoned area transforming into modern multi-use property, more commonly multifamily assets. These projects have grown increasingly popular due to the demand for unique lifestyle apartments and saving on construction costs. Click on the infographic below to read more about the benefits and examples of adaptive reuse projects. Reinventing […]

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12 Jul 2019

Rent Control Bill in California Moves Forward to Senate

On July 9th, an assembly bill (AB-142) allowing statewide rent control and “just cause” eviction policies until 2023, was passed in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Here’s what we know about the bill so far: · Annual rent increases would cap at 7% plus the consumer price index  · Landlords will only be allowed to evict […]

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11 Jul 2019

President Trump’s New Order Affects Dialysis Market

An executive order was signed by President Trump this week to reform the kidney treatment industry. The order will create new payment models to encourage more kidney transplants and give patients incentives to seek dialysis treatment at home instead of at more expensive treatment centers. Section 5 of the executive order states the following : Payment […]

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10 Jul 2019

Now Trending: Sale Leasebacks

The Alternative Financing Strategy on the Rise Although introduced decades ago, Sale Leasebacks are suddenly experiencing a surge in transaction volume as owners and agents grow increasingly aware of the benefits offered. This spark in volume can be attributed to various factors including the recent Tax Reform of 2017, participation by notable restaurant franchisees, and […]

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9 Jul 2019

Navigating the Limited Industrial Space

Industrial supply is only getting tighter in today’s market. For tenants, this means higher rents and even more challenges securing space in 2019, meaning developers must construct outside major metros where space is available. Matthews™ dives into the industrial market, analyzing the current limited supply, developer and investor trends, and how tenants are navigating the […]

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1 Jul 2019

A Region to Watch: An In-Depth Look into the Midwest Shopping Center Market

As economic expansion continues, core or primary markets are tightening, and secondary and tertiary markets are starting to gain traction. The following report highlights a top investment region – the midwest and the current shopping center market. Capital has historically been drawn to the larger Midwestern cities such as Chicago and Minneapolis which have more […]

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28 Jun 2019

Rent-To-Sales Ratio: How can operating sales affect the value of your real estate? | Infographic

The rent-to-sales ratio is expressed as a rating, which can affect property value. It is a common indicator used by investors to measure the performance and outlook of a potential acquisition by dividing the business’ total annual rent by their gross annual sales. A vacant property is an investor’s worst nightmare, and the rent-to-sales ratio […]

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