Capital Timing Helps Construction Overcome Rising Interest Rates

Capital Timing Helps Construction Overcome Rising Interest Rates Construction starts underway with capital arranged at rates lower than today. Promising data reported recently by the Dodge Construction Network suggested optimism despite the headwinds of higher interest rates, construction costs and inflation. Industry analysts, however, suggest those numbers are more a result of savvy financing and loans […]

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What a recession could mean for commercial real estate

What a recession could mean for commercial real estate With high inflation and rising interest rates dominating the news cycle, the potential for a recession is top of mind for commercial real estate. Morrison Foerster’s 44th Economic/Real Estate Poll June–August 20221 found 68% of respondents across the industry believe the U.S. is already in a recession or will be in one […]

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Sublease Availability Growing In Smaller Cities

In what began as a trend limited to major “24-hour” cities, secondary and tertiary markets are now facing a glut of available sublease space. The availability of sublease space is growing in smaller US metros, according to a new analysis from Trepp. “From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the debate was fierce between those […]

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13 Restaurant Designs Disrupting the Fast-Food Industry

13 Restaurant Designs Disrupting the Fast-Food Industry The National Restaurant Association’s 2022 State of the Industry offers several notable trends on where consumers stand with off-premises. Fifty-four percent of adults said purchasing takeout or delivery is essential to the way they live, including 72 percent of millennials and 66 percent of Gen Z. Sixty percent […]

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Is a Golden Era of Fast Food Upon Us?

Is a Golden Era of Fast Food Upon Us? Supply chain issues. Labor woes. Inflation. The quick-service world continues facing some undeniable headwinds, but the impressive results and ambitious growth plans of industry power players suggest quick serves are poised to become an even bigger part of daily life. POTBELLY SANDWICH SHOP Potbelly has plans […]

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