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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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Research • Inflation

Where Do U.S. Property Values Go From Here?

In this two-part series, we take an in-depth look at how the shifting economic outlook and interest rate environment will impact the future trajectory of property values.
David Bitner • 5/24/2022
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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
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
Research • Inflation

What Rising Inflation Means for CRE Investing

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