Research & Analytics

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

DATE August 6, 2019 / Author


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

DATE August 5, 2019 / Author


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

DATE July 12, 2019 / Author


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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Rent Control Bill in California Moves Forward to Senate

DATE July 12, 2019 / Author


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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President Trump’s New Order Affects Dialysis Market

DATE July 11, 2019 / Author


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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