CPE’s Coronavirus Coverage
- Mar 20, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold across the U.S. and the world, Commercial Property Executive is covering the health crisis through daily news updates, features and expert advice to help inform and guide our readers through this unprecedented time.
Our latest coverage (updated daily):
A poll of industry leaders shows that executives expect a long wait before normal business comes back.
The new figures, released this morning, come on the heels of the previous week’s record of almost 3.3 million.
CBRE’s global president of Debt & Structured Finance weighs in on the capital markets’ current environment and recent actions by the Fed.
Economists expect this week’s unemployment claims number to jump well beyond the record 3.3 million filed last week.
The warehouse sector’s 4.6 percent vacancy rate should help it weather slowing activity, according to Prologis.
Many stores and chain restaurants are unable to meet their lease obligations amid coronavirus-related closures.
What happens when the COVID-19 shutdown triggers missed payments on CMBS and CLO loans? An analysis from BlackEagle Real Estate Partners’ Debra Morgan and Paul Fiorilla of Yardi Matrix.
Space providers and operators are forced to enter an experimental stage and adapt to the forthcoming new normal.
The order from Governor Cuomo comes more than a week after the City of Boston put a moratorium on construction.
With the unprecedented health crisis unfolding, the relief bill is providing a much-needed stopgap, albeit experts are expecting more to come.
The hotel industry is one of the hardest-hit sectors by the coronavirus outbreak. Kidder Mathews’ John Gordon shares some solutions hotel operators might implement now and going forward.
Yardi Matrix’s Paul Fiorilla assesses the outlook for commercial property sectors, the real estate capital markets and the economy.
Hotels around the world are being converted into emergency medical facilities and in some cases, temporary lodging for health-care workers.
A report from the U.S. Travel Association offers a sobering assessment of sharp declines in hotel occupancy and revenue, as well as a surge in job losses.
Assuming it goes through, the wartime-level stimulus legislation now pending in Congress could save the economy—and by extension the commercial real estate sector. Some experts weigh in.
The report from the Colliers International Life Sciences Practice Group examines five short- and long-term impacts on the sector.
What’s happening next? Norm Miller, Hahn Chair of Real Estate Finance at University of San Diego’s School of Business, weighs in.
While the coronavirus pandemic’s duration is unknown, Wall Street is bracing for significant damage to the hotel industry.
While there won’t be any winners in this pandemic-stricken climate, certain sectors are poised to weather the impact of COVID-19 while others will be under substantial strain, according to DBRS Morningstar.
The shelter-at-home order, which covers 40 million people, brings more uncertainty for property owners and managers.
The coalition’s document outlines the impacts of COVID-19 on the industry and requests a set of actions to protect U.S. jobs and renewable energy growth.
The hospitality industry is in free fall, and Airbnb and Vrbo are taking opposite paths in addressing the pandemic’s harsh market effects.
The deal is intended to ease the medical and financial effects on 60,000 local members of the nation’s largest service union, SEIU 32BJ.
Here’s how the biggest real estate agencies are adapting to their challenges of working from home.
Keeping infrastructure and other basic services functioning is essential business, construction industry trade groups say.
The coronavirus will shift the property market in reverse, but the degree of the setback will vary by region, market and sector, according to a new report by UBS Asset Management
An update on how the pandemic is affecting the job market, oil prices, manufacturing and other aspects of the economy.
The coronavirus will shift the property market in reverse, but the degree of the setback will vary by region, market and sector, according to a new report by UBS Asset Management.
The retail investor-operator is shuttering its 204 properties across the country until March 29.
Officials are stepping in to mitigate the pandemic’s economic impact on tenants.
Fitch Ratings’ Stephen Boyd provides a segment-by-segment preview of how real estate investment trusts may weather the storm.
Early signs point to resilience for sectors experiencing tailwinds from structural demand changes, notes CenterSquare’s Scott Crowe.
The states of Nevada, New Jersey and Connecticut are forcing hotel and casino properties to temporarily shut their doors.
Monday’s giant sell-off in the stock market, combined with announcements of increasingly draconian closures of businesses, is moving the market toward a steep cutback in transactions.
Building operators are relying on their business continuity plans to keep buildings running during this crisis.
The pandemic has little-discussed implications for the supply chain that powers alternative energy projects in the U.S. and around the world.