Georgia Real Estate News Update

Updated on July 28, 2020. Come back weekly for more news, both good and bad, about commercial and residential real estate.

Below are titles of articles that give a quick blurb on positive and negative impacts that Covid-19 is having on commercial and residential real estate. Both good and bad news is included as there are aspects of this pandemic that have impacted real estate in a variety of ways.

Commercial Real Estate

Good News

The Office Beckons as Working from Home Loses Some of its Gloss

Amazon, Walmart, Fuel Industrial Real Estate Occupancy Across America

Demand for Warehouse Space Grows Due to COVID-19

Online Shopping’s Pandemic Boom Fuels Industrial Real Estate Demand

Experts Say Market “Really Fortunate”

Pandemic Will Not be the End of Office Buildings

Most Commercial Real Estate Sectors Nearing Bottom of COVID Cycle

This is the Time to Invest

Warehouse Real Estate Could Benefit from COVID-19 Spike in Online Shopping

Office-Using Sectors Show Relative Resilience

Spike in Eating at Home Fueling Grocer Expansion

Atlanta’s Office Sublease Market has Grown by Nearly 800,000 Square Feet in 2020

Bad News

Commercial Real Estate Takes a Hit During COVID-19

Real Estate Market Frozen by Pandemic

Office Leases are Getting Shorter

Office Property Now in COVID-19 Firing Line

Commercial Real Estate Took a Beating From COVID-19 in Q2

Office Space Leases Tank 36% in First Half

Businesses Devastated

COVID-19 Brought “Lost Quarter” to Commercial Property Market

Retail and Office Tenants Anticipate Increasing Costs, Reduced Revenue Due to Coronavirus

Commercial Real Estate Sales Fall 24% to $39.1 Billion

Tenants’ Troubles Put Stress on Commercial Real Estate

A Third of America’s Malls Will Disappear by Next Year

Residential Real Estate

Good News

Property Values See Largest Increase Since 2005

Residential Real Estate Sales Climb in June

Residential Market on Uprising

Home Sales Exceed Pre-Pandemic Levels for First Time

Real Estate Market “Booming”

Mortgage Rates Hit New Low

Residential Real Estate Market Rebounding Well

Housing Market Reveals Signs of Confidence Post COVID

Luxury Real Estate May be Back as the Housing Market Recovers

Houses for Sale Will be “Gobbled Up”

Smaller U.S. Cities to Get Building Boost from Coronavirus Outbreak

Housing Industry Positioned to Lead U.S. Economic Recovery

Bad News

Rent a Struggle for Workers Impacted by Coronavirus

Second Phase Real Estate Collapse Pending

COVID-19 Closures Could Push Residential Property Tax Bills Higher in Coming Years

Metro Atlanta Home Sales Fall

Coronavirus Restrictions Hit House Sales

Uncertainty of Housing Market Apparent

Housing Sales, New Launches Drop to a New Low in Q2 2020

81% Fall in Housing Sales

Real Estate Stutters Due to Pandemic

Metro Atlanta Housing Sales Plunge Almost 26% in April

Housing Market Stalls as Potential Buyers Lose Jobs and Stay Indoors

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