Two words at the top of commercial real estate minds these days? Inflation and recession. These two issues have consumed the news lately, sparing no industry with their impact. The good news is that there are lots of insights to help you address these roadblocks.
In today’s series of CRE-related articles, we’ll cover several interesting points about inflation, recession and how to react to changes like this as a commercial real estate professional.
Prices are set to subside as investors rethink their portfolios. (The Economist)
The Financial Accounting Standards Board released a proposed accounting standards update Monday that aims to improve the accounting and disclosures for investments in tax credit structures. (Accounting Today)
Whenever pessimism dominates the U.S. economy, commercial real estate investors should be prepared to shift their positions. With inflation at 40-year highs, interest rates rising and monetary tightening underway, there seems to be a consensus that the nation is heading toward a financial downturn. (Forbes)
Rising interest rates, remote working and the push for greener buildings suggest a bleak outlook for the commercial property market. (Inside Business)
Commercial real estate is down and hybrid work is a big reason why, according to one real estate executive. (Yahoo!)
Speculation has bubbled up about how fast the FASB, the nation’s main accounting rulemaker, can move to issue new accounting rules for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies recently touted by basketball icon Steph Curry and others. (Thomson Reuters)
“If you haven’t completed your 842 transition, you’ve moved from the 411 category of intel gathering to the 911 category of urgency.” (CFO)
Funds and REITs that built up massive war chests are taking steps to make deals despite current uncertainties over optimal real estate pricing. (Wealth Management)