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Investing in Commercial REITs in NYC

Why Investing in Commercial REITs Is a Good Idea Right Now

The coronavirus has had a terrible impact on the retail sector and hospitality and tourism. But these aren't the only industries that have suffered. The commercial property industry also took a toll during these past few months.  According to recent ...
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Office space redesign after the pandemic

Working in an Office Will Look Very Different Post-Pandemic

There's no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a shift in the world order, leaving a permanent mark on every aspect of our lives. The new coronavirus has already changed how we relate to and communicate with each other, ...
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Retail spaces turned into creative office space

Could Office Tenants Save a Struggling Retail Sector?

The COVID-19 pandemic is already having a massive impact on the global economy. In just a few months, most industries have been affected, with the retail and restaurant sectors taking the biggest hit.  The New York City lockdown put the ...
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The impact of remote work on NYC office space

Remote Work is Here to Stay, But How Will It Impact the NYC Office Market?

The spread of the new coronavirus has already had a massive impact on the global economy and has forever changed the way we work and do business. In an attempt to stop the spread of the virus, non-essential activities closed ...
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Non-essential construction in NYC | 2020

The City That Never Sleeps? 2,000 Non-Essential Construction Complaints Filed With 311 During NYC Lockdown

New York City, the city that never sleeps, is also the city that never stops building. As one of the busiest and priciest business destinations in the world, NYC is always growing, with more and more skyscrapers added to its ...
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NYC Office Sales | Q1 2020

The Top 20 NYC Office Sales of Q1 2020 | Three Manhattan Assets Fetch More Than $200M

The new coronavirus has undoubtedly put the brakes on most industries, with some sectors, such as hospitality or restaurants, coming to a full stop. The U.S. real estate market has also been affected, and landlords and tenants alike are struggling ...
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New York City Office Sales Report - Q1 2020

Despite Lockdown, Brooklyn Office Sales Activity Climbs 140% in Q1 2020; Manhattan Sees 31% Increase

The new coronavirus has hit the global economy like a sledgehammer, putting the brakes on a plethora of industries, including commercial real estate. Even though this sector isn’t as affected as, say, retail, coworking, or multifamily, the ripple effects of ...
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New York City traffic

The Number of Traffic Complaints in NYC Dropped 50% in the First 3 Months of 2020

NYC Traffic Complaints Drop 37% Compared to Q1 2019 and 49% Compared to Q4 2019 Traffic in New York City tends to fluctuate throughout the year. There are certain times of the day and also certain times of the year ...
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New York City and the impact of the coronavirus

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the US Commercial Real Estate Market

There’s no denying that the emergence of COVID-19 has caused a tectonic shift in the world order. Whether we’re aware of it or not, the global economy and the way that we do business have changed forever, and this pandemic ...
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New York City commute times by neighborhoods

Which Neighborhoods Have the Best — and Worst — Commute Times in New York City

Known to many as the city that never sleeps, New York is notoriously one of the busiest, loudest, and most trafficked urban centers in the world. The city is a Mecca for arts and entertainment, and it’s also home to ...
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The noisiest neigborhoods in NYC

Looking For a New Office for Your Business? These Are the Noisiest NYC Neighborhoods to Work In

New York City is one of the busiest urban centers in the world. All the major global corporations and institutions have an outpost here, and professionals from around the world dream of making it big in the Big Apple. However, ...
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Avoid 7 Mistakes when searching for NYC Office Rentals

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Inspecting Office Rentals

7 Missteps to Avoid When Touring Office Space Most commercial office space leases generally have a term of 3 to 10 years. As a result, executives are not accustomed to evaluating potential space. So if you haven't been in the ...
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