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Significant Digits: August 2022

Too Much of a Good Thing Amazon has been the flag bearer for the extremely high-performing Industrial sector for the past several years. It has already been an incredibly long run for the sector and it may not be over. The warehouse market evolved over the past several years and it may continue to trade [...]

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Global Inflation

Source: IMF World Economic Outlook Database as of 2022 Rising inflation expectations is not only a United States concern but one that is faced across the globe.

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Is Public Space the New Anchor Tenant?

Public parks improve communities’ social and physical health worldwide according to Public Parks and Wellbeing in Urban Areas of the United States by Larson and Rethinking Urban Space in Cities — A Study of Parks in Hyderabad, India by Shrinagesh and Markandey. Parks and urban trails also attract users to surrounding real estate. Park visitors [...]

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Real Estate Tokenization

Illustrations by Ben Simons. Since the early 2000s, blockchain technology has evolved into a widespread wave of innovative efforts that reached all corners of the financial industry and real estate is no exception. The traditional transfer of real property involves several key elements including title, deed, mortgage, and leases that must be organized, filed, and [...]

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Infinity Park: Redefining Industrial

McCraney Property Company developed Infinity Park as a Class A+ state of the art business park that combines warehouse, office, and retail uses. Located on Southpark Center Loop in Orlando, Florida, the site is incredibly accessible with access to the Florida Turnpike, Beachline Highway (SR-528), and John Young Parkway. Its buildings have all of the [...]

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Sustainable Buildings

Understanding the relationship between buildings, pollution, and climate change requires simplifying the components. The first step is to define sustainability from the investors’ perspective. To do this, we consulted environmental engineers, professors from the University of Florida’s School of Design, Construction, and Planning, and the Director of Campus Sustainability. One key takeaway is that there [...]

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From Sale to Assessment

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic two years ago sent the country into a recession, leaving millions of Americans unemployed. At the same time, perhaps surprisingly, it marked the beginning of a significant boom in the housing market. The median sales price of houses sold in the US went up from $330,000 in 1Q2020 to [...]

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Member Perspectives: August 2022

Bergstrom Survey – Early 2022 Perhaps 2022 will be the year that our market perceptions stabilize. Following a wildly uncertain 2020 and a surprisingly high-growth 2021, our survey is showing some signs of balance. We will discover over the course of the year if this is the beginning of a return to normalcy or a [...]