A Realistic Timeline for Office’s Recovery

Despite bleak forecasts from some experts, the office sector will return to pre-pandemic levels—it’ll just take time, according to analysts from Cushman & Wakefield. The firm’s baseline scenario presented in a recent... View Article

Residential Uses Dominate Hotel Conversions

While hotels struggled through the pandemic, the undersupply of housing persisted. Perhaps not surprisingly then, as more hotel conversions move forward, they are often for housing. Sixty percent of the... View Article

Clouds Are Gathering on the Horizon for CRE Investors

There is a lot of money chasing real estate. The amount of equity in the market, some of which has turned into debt, has put added pressure on conventional lenders.... View Article

Should you hold or sell your investments in single family homes?

By: Russell White, Director of Residential Property Management Bluestone and Hockley Real Estate Services With the uncertainty over the last year, keeping your small investment might seem more like a... View Article

Federal Judge Vacates CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Federal judge Dabney Friedrich of the US District Court for the District of Columbia has struck down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moratorium on evictions. The moratorium was... View Article

Watch Cliff’s podcast on the most effective business development strategies used today!

Don’t miss Cliff Hockley’s podcast with the Westside Investors Network! It is streaming now and can be found HERE! During the podcast, you will hear from Cliff on the most... View Article

SVN Economic Update: April 2021

Covid Cases and Vaccinations The 7-day moving average of daily COVID-19 cases in the US ticked down to 67,175 on April 19th, a modest decrease that comes after two weeks... View Article

Can New Jobs Make Up for the Decrease in Office Demand?

Brett White, CEO of global commercial real estate services giant Cushman and Wakefield, sees some bad times immediately ahead for office space, though he expects that to reverse with new... View Article

Biden Tax Proposals Could Mean Pain for Real Estate

The White House is developing a proposal to raise the capital gains tax to 39.6% for individuals making more than $1 million a year. And during the campaign, he said... View Article

New CPFB Evictions Rule Has Implications for Property Owners

Millions of consumers in pandemic-related financial straits have also faced housing instability due to the difficulty in paying rents, according to the Government Accountability Office. Part of the government response... View Article

Portland Commercial Real Estate Market Activity Reports: April 2021

Download asset-specific market activity reports for Portland Commercial Real Estate! Stay up-to-date on Portland MSA real estate market trends! Download Market Activity reports for each of the major commercial real... View Article

This long-held economic theory on real-estate prices has been upended by COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has upended people’s assumptions about rents and home prices in major cities. There’s a prominent economic theory — “the bid rent theory” — that suggests real-estate prices... View Article

Portland’s Apartment Market Is Picking Up Steam

Asking rents for one-bedroom apartment units in Portland, Oregon, have risen steadily since January and are now positioned above pre-pandemic levels as residents flock to the metropolitan area’s suburban properties. Watch... View Article

Multifamily Developers Struggle to Build Garden Apartments

High-end, high-rise apartments in densely-developed urban areas were hurt badly by falling rents and occupancies in the pandemic. Less-expensive, garden apartments fared much better. And developers are eager to build more to meet... View Article

Training the Next Generation of Real Estate Investors- Your Kids

By Cliff Hockley, President of Bluestone and Hockley Real Estate Services Executive Director, SVN | Bluestone and Hockley Remember when you learned how to ride a bike. Mom and Dad... View Article

15 Reasons Why Office Demand Will Remain Robust Post Covid

Before Covid and since the early 1990s, many companies already had flexible work schedules that allowed for office workers to telecommute, hoteling programs for desks and offices and work at... View Article