Tag: WNC real estate

Top Marks: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q2 2022 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast The Asheville metro area received top marks at the start of the second quarter in an analysis of economic and commercial market health across the country. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) ranked Asheville as one of the nation’s “Top 16 Commercial Real Estate Markets” in an index citing office, industrial,… Read more »

Starting Strong: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q1 2022 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast A strong economy generally benefits real estate, and 2021 proved just that. With the U.S. economy growing at 5.6% during 2021, annual CRE sales volume crossed $600 billion for the first time ever through November. While optimistic about the economic outlook going forward in 2022, inflation and a rising interest rate… Read more »

Ending the Year Optimistically: NAI Beverly-Hanks Year-End 2021 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast As more businesses reopen, and with COVID-19 precautions still in place, industry experts are optimistic about the current state of commercial real estate. According to The Real Estate Roundtable, “The Q4 2021 Real Estate Roundtable Sentiment Index registered a score of 73…a 29-point increase over Q4 2020”. While conditions vary among… Read more »

Bouncing Back, Albeit Unevenly: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q3 2021 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Insights The economy is improving, as are some sectors of commercial real estate. Although we are seeing improvements, it remains uneven across property types and geographic markets. The multifamily, industrial, and retail property markets are coming back strongly. The recovery has not been as robust in the office and hotel property markets,… Read more »

Looking up: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q2 2021 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast The commercial real estate industry is, as a whole, continuing on an upward trajectory. Ongoing focus on vaccinations as consumers turn toward travel and in-person interactions is aiding the industry’s recovery. However, some sectors are recovering more quickly than others. The industrial and multifamily sectors are burgeoning, while the hospitality and… Read more »

An Industry in Recovery: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q1 2021 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast Commercial real estate experts are encouraged by the industry’s ongoing recovery from the pandemic. Retail providers continue to pivot to meet online demands, shift their strategy to a proactive have-it-to-send-it model, and keep shelves stocked. Thanks to this activity, warehouse space, fulfillment centers, data centers, and logistics needs are still flourishing…. Read more »

Increased Optimism: NAI Beverly-Hanks Year End 2020 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast The commercial real estate market is currently in a relatively stable state, given the effects of 2020 on key sectors. Despite a brutal drop in tourism in Western North Carolina and related blows to small businesses dependent on those tourist-fueled door swings, annual gross rents dropped by only 1.3%. According to… Read more »

On the Mend?: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q3 2020 Commercial Market Report

Commercial Real Estate Forecast The commercial real estate market is diligently trying to recover. All eyes are on the pending stimulus package to provide renewed relief to consumers, tenants, and struggling real estate sectors. Many small businesses, restaurants, and local tenants are reaching the tipping point, as the fourth quarter currently marks the end of… Read more »

A Glimmer of Hope: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q2 2020 Commercial Market Report

How is the Commercial Real Estate Market? Predictions for the commercial real estate industry in the second quarter of 2020 were far from optimistic as the full economic impact of COVID-19 rolled through the market. With lockdown orders in place, the industry stalled abruptly and professional efforts turned to assisting landlords and tenants navigate the… Read more »

Conservatively Optimistic: NAI Beverly-Hanks Q1 2020 Commercial Market Report

Q1 2020 Commercial Activity: Predictions for the commercial real estate industry were conservatively optimistic at the start of the year. In our Year End 2019 Market Report, we indicated that a robust first quarter was unlikely, which was confirmed in some segments by the first quarter’s data.  Entering an election year, coupled with ongoing trade… Read more »