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There is a lot of anxiety around inflation, tight labor market conditions and the prospect of rising interest rates these days. A disconnect between supply and demand — still vulnerable to labor shortages and freight bottlenecks — brought about the sharpest climb in the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in 40 years. In many Western nations and regions, consumer price growth is reaching a multi-decade high. 

As global events (including the economic impacts of the pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine) unfold, already surging energy prices are being further pressured, as are a number of raw materials and commodities. At the same time, the Federal Reserve is issuing interest rate hikes, as are other major central banks.

Is this a moment in time or our new inflationary landscape for the foreseeable future?  With this collection, we offer perspectives and insights in on inflation, interest rates and how CRE leaders can prepare for what’s next.

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INFLATION, INTEREST RATES & CRE

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Research • Office

European Commercial Real Estate Versus Inflation: A Close Look at Past Performance

This part of our inflation series focuses on CRE across countries in Europe. Our report, Perspectives on European Inflation, explores causes of the current bout of inflation and how it differs by region.
Rebecca Rockey • 7/5/2022
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Research • Office

Perspectives on European Inflation | July 2022

As the pandemic’s influence started to ease in 2021, new symptoms of economic reopening, pent-up demand, and overwhelmed global supply chains began to emerge.
Rebecca Rockey • 7/5/2022
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Research • Inflation

How Inflation is Impacting CRE Occupiers

For commercial real estate occupiers—the businesses and organizations that lease and own the real estate they occupy—rising costs have a range of implications.
Rebecca Rockey • 6/8/2022
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Research • Inflation

Inflation's Impact on Industrial Occupiers

 
Rebecca Rockey • 6/8/2022
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Research • Inflation

Inflation's Impact on Office Occupiers

 
Rebecca Rockey • 6/8/2022
Retail
Research • Inflation

Inflation’s Impact on Retail Occupiers

 
Rebecca Rockey • 6/8/2022
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Insights • Inflation

Inflation in Focus #2: Office rents to beat inflation in key markets

While commercial real estate is often seen as a hedge against inflation, the issue is not necessarily that clear cut. The general view is that unlike fixed income assets such as bonds, the income returns in commercial real estate (i.e. rent) can fluctuate with the market.
Dr. Dominic Brown • 4/20/2022
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Insights • Inflation

Inflation in Focus #1: Inflation accelerating, but confidence endures

Arguably the issue at the forefront of most commercial real estate investors’ minds is that of inflation and what it means for their investment strategy, target assets and target returns.
Dr. Dominic Brown • 4/18/2022
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Article • Inflation

The Fed Finally Lifts Off: What Rising Rates Mean for Commercial Real Estate

We look at the conditions that created FOMC’s move, how the economic recovery from the pandemic slowdown is different than the recovery from the Global Financial Crisis, particularly as supply chain challenges produced inflation, and why we believe this is ultimately beneficial for CRE.
Rebecca Rockey • 3/16/2022
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Research • Inflation

Don’t Listen to What They Say, Watch What They Do: The Impact of Inflation on U.S. Consumers

We look at factors contributing to the sharp increase in the price of goods and services and what retailers can expect in the coming months.
James Bohnaker • 3/7/2022
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Research • Industrial

Commodity Crunch, Lead Time Dilemma and Uncomfortably Low Vacancy

Developers of industrial real estate are facing a multifront battle to deliver more projects amidst rising costs, supply chain challenges and extraordinary demand. In this article, we examine these challenges and assess how industrial developers can navigate this historic market.
Carolyn Salzer • 3/3/2022
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Research • Inflation

What Rising Inflation Means for CRE Investing

Inflation has become a near-constant topic of conversation over the last several weeks.
11/15/2021
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Article • Inflation

Commodities, Shortages and Inflation: What’s the Impact on Industrial Real Estate?

In this article, we examine the current commodities market and how it may impact industrial real estate going forward.
Carolyn Salzer • 5/14/2021

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Capital markets will move into 2022 with tremendous momentum and liquidity. Job growth forecasts also point to record-setting year in 2022.
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What to Watch 2022: 10 Indicators for Occupiers & Investors

Here are 10 key areas we believe are worth watching closely as occupiers and investors consider their evolving real estate strategies.
Kevin Thorpe • 1/21/2022
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Research • Investment

Catch 22

Our paper focuses on key drivers of recovery, to ensure you CATCH the potential and opportunities of ‘22.
Dr. Dominic Brown • 12/2/2021

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