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Owning or renting: which is actually a better strategy during inflationary times? With inflation climbing, you should consider all the factors associated with buying property as you navigate the CRE market. Read more as we delve into this issue. In an attempt to curb inflation, the Federal Reserve has embarked on a series of aggressive interest rate hikes over the course of 2022. The Fed raised rates by half a percentage point in May, followed by historically high three-quarters of a point hikes back-to-back in June and July . Fed officials have signaled that they expect to reach 3.25–3.5%...
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As of May 2022, annual inflation hit 8.6%, and the Fed hiked interest rates by .75%, begging questions about the future of CRE and equipment loans. Find out more as we pick apart CRE loans, diving into what business leaders across all branches of industry need to know moving forward. For those looking to expand or even break ground, understanding how inflation and rising rates will affect your CRE and equipment loans is crucial to financial success. Everyone has felt inflation's sting in one way or another. Supply chain issues persist in the waning days of the pandemic; meanwhile, the...
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The recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) has brought a sigh of relief to anyone involved in the construction industry. Over the last two year, this industry has been plagued by Covid strains, labor shortages, and a turbulent geopolitical landscape—all of which leave their mark and marring growth within the sector. Read more here as we discuss in detail the outlook for this industry. The world-changing events between 2020 and 2022 left their mark on every industry, construction included. Emerging Covid strains stunted new projects, labor shortages hindered ongoing ones...
From floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, typhoons and humanitarian crises, our international team members are often the first people on the ground with medical teams, medical supplies, equipment and hygiene health products. This charity organization doesn’t wait for the wind to blow or a disaster to strike—they are prepared—always. “This bank goes beyond banking, they are a true partner in our ability to live our mission.” —CEO, International Relief Company They provide humanitarian service in more than 130 countries, shipping over $2 billion in aid and logging 1.1 million volunteer...
While 2022 may be a good year for industrial warehouse developers, the ongoing supply chain and shipping crisis make it a real catch-22. How can industrial warehouse developers navigate the future? When we think about pandemic-related shortages, we usually first turn to semiconductor foundries, or the parking lot of container ships sitting off the California coast. However, physical industrial warehouse space has also become hard to find. With record-low vacancy rates worldwide, industrial real estate developers are scrambling to keep up with growing demand. Landlords of established spaces are...