COVID-19

How COVID-19 Will Impact the U.S. Industrial Real Estate Sector

Originally published in NREI’s 2020 Midyear Outlook, page 29 The COVID-19 pandemic put the supply chain in a state of disruption. Retailers struggled to stock shelves, non-essential manufacturers were forced to shutdown or shift manufacturing to essential items, and food suppliers had to shift distribution away from closed restaurants and toward consumer outlets. Even retail and e-commerce giants such as Walmart and Amazon—largely considered to be at the top of the logistics game—ultimately ran out of in-demand items like toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Even ... Read More

2020-08-03T15:13:56+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|

Industrial Rent Collection vs. Other Segments

As published in National Real Estate Investor The COVID-19 pandemic closed the doors of many businesses and forced consumers to stay home, causing a ripple effect throughout the commercial real estate sector. As consumer spending changed in some areas and stopped altogether in others, businesses suddenly found themselves struggling to pay rents. Consequently, property owners came up short on their mortgages, which has left banks struggling to collect payments or renegotiate payment terms. The impacts of coronavirus-related shutdowns vary based on the subdivided sectors that ... Read More

2020-07-15T18:38:35+00:00July 15th, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|

COVID-19’s Impact on Industrial Real Estate

As published in National Real Estate Investor The coronavirus pandemic resulted in unprecedented disruption to the global supply chain. Food suppliers couldn’t get product where it needed to be to reach consumers. Retailers and e-commerce businesses ran out of essential goods such as toilet paper at the first whisper of stay-at-home orders and couldn’t restock because primary suppliers were shuttered. American manufacturers couldn’t access raw materials and key components for the same reason. As stay-at-home orders began to expand, manufacturers found themselves temporarily closed. Distribution ... Read More

2020-06-24T15:05:49+00:00June 24th, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|
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