2018 Performance Forecast for Top 4 Commercial Real Estate Sectors

March 13, 2018
Written by Gerard Staudt in category 


The four main sectors of the Commercial Real Estate industry are expected to see different levels of growth/decline in 2018. After a long economic expansion, Colliers International predicts the market hit its peak in 2017. According to economists, numerous factors indicate that the market should expect a slow decline in the upcoming year, but they are “not ready to pronounce an end to this economic expansion.”

Sector Predictions

Office: Slow and steady growth as the sector balances new supply levels, occupancy rates, and asking rents.

Multifamily: Decline due to slow wage growth, declining consumer confidence, and a  surplus of apartment complexes.

Industrial: Remain a star performer due to increased demand for warehouse and distribution centers

Retail: Continue to decline due to heavy levels of store closures

Want more details on the specific factors impacting each sector? Check out the full article on Forbes: https://goo.gl/4ycJxz

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