Reshoring may trigger a long-term industrial boom

For the past 50 years, everyone has heard that U.S. manufacturing was doomed. The costs of doing business domestically, including employee salaries, were simply too high to compete. And foreign governments, ranging from Mexico to China, didn’t weigh down manufacturers with regulations. In the past decade or so, however, things have begun to change, and […]

International Investments: Canada

It’s not out of the realm of imagination to say that Canadian investment in U.S. commercial real estate is easy to take for granted. After all, the longtime ally and neighbor to the north has topped the list of inbound foreign investors for years. Last year brought more of the same, with Canadian funding sources […]

Is a perfect storm brewing for the office sector?

Skies are darkening, headwinds are emerging and the water is growing quite choppy for the U.S. office sector. Stubbornly low physical occupancy and a decelerating economy will place downward pressure on the sector this year and likely the next few years as well. Even before the calendar flipped to 2023, office performance metrics had deteriorated. […]