3 Key Succession Planning Steps for Affordable Housing Developers

At a glance Fill the gap: Many affordable housing developers don’t have succession plans that can ensure the continuity of the business after the owner has left. Appeal to investors: Affordable housing investors often pass on deals for companies that don’t have succession plans in place. Since succession plans often unfold over several years, development…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Dec 6 – Dec 10, 2021

At a glance: Overall, stock markets across the globe rebounded last week as inflation increases to levels not seen in decades. Stocks, high yield bonds and commodities moved higher last week, and investors lean towards riskier assets. Businesses report strong demand; however, supply chains can’t get enough inventory to keep up. The price for goods…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Nov 29 – Dec 3, 2021

At a glance: Overall, the markets struggled with commodities and crypto declining and Bitcoin fell 15 percent over the weekend. The defensive nature of the bond markets makes them the MVP over the last week. Investors are keeping an eye on how the Federal Reserve will address inflation. Technology markets saw semiconductors hold on strong…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Nov 22 – Nov 26, 2021

At a glance: Overall, the markets declined largely due to the Omicron variant and unknown fears of the economy shutting down. U.S. equity markets remain higher than they were at the end of September. The latest economic index report points towards future economic growth and working through supply chain constraints. There is a resurgence in…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: September 13–17, 2021

At a glance: Last week, we continued to see weakness in stocks, while bonds outperformed — signaling that investors are looking for safe havens amid uncertainty. Outside of the markets, new surveys on small business sentiment put a light on some interesting emerging trends. Some additional points to note are: Nerves are high among investors,…

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4 Key Technology Trends for Real Estate in 2022

At a glance Real estate goes digital: Real estate is just one of the many industries that has embraced new tools and technology to better serve clients and stay competitive through the pandemic. Trends to transform: Below, we outline four of the most impactful trends we expect to see sweep the real estate sector heading into 2022.…

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