Read our 2017 outlook report to explore what micro and macro factors are contributing to this sustained optimism in commercial real estate.
The historically long upturn in real estate we are currently experiencing shows few signs of slowing down. But while real estate industry leaders are bullish about the market’s prospects in the coming year, 2017 may be the year of moving down the risk curve. They predict promising opportunities ahead—if one can see through the noise in the market and make the strategic choices necessary to seize these opportunities. The industry is grappling with how to capitalize on a growing domestic economy and strong real estate fundamentals, yet manage growing uncertainty and complexity in the market, including a surprise Trump presidency, potential tax reform, and rising interest rates.
This white paper was designed to investigate the micro and macro factors contributing to the sustained optimism in commercial real estate and outlines what actions investors, owners, managers, and service providers will take in the coming year to get ahead of anticipated challenges, seize near-term opportunities, and “sustain the boom.”
The paper also revealed the following:
Conditions continue to be favorable in U.S. real estate markets.
Uncertainties in the real estate market haven’t dampened real estate leaders’ bullishness, but they do present some risks that must be understood and managed.
There will likely be substantive activity in the sector in 2017 as executives continue to focus on growth, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.