Where Stress Is Showing in the $20 Trillion Commercial Real Estate Market

Article originally posted on HERE on March 20, 2023

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Markets are suddenly on edge due to strains in the financial system. But banks aren’t the only source of stress. Pockets of the commercial real estate market — which is worth around $20 trillion — are showing cracks as well. Higher interest rates are one factor, but also a lot of commercial office space is still not at pre-Covid capacity levels, putting pressure on income. So where are the trouble spots? And who is holding the bag? On this episode of the podcast, we speak with Rich Hill, head of real estate strategy & research at Cohen & Steers, about the state of the market.