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Houstonia Magazine – Despite the pandemic and a mini-energy crisis, home sales increased by over 18% year-over-year in June, with average selling prices increasing as a result of a lack of inventory. This excess demand may filter down to market-rate multifamily, particularly at properties with attractive common areas, amenities, and walking access to major employers.
NREI – Medical office buildings had a head start over other property types when the pandemic hit: operators were already considering and implementing features to mitigate viral transmission. Medical office building (MOB) properties that benefit from quality operatorship are positioned to stay in business throughout what could be a prolonged crisis.
Fast Co. – The car of the future may be an extensively modular electric vehicle, in part because EV engine design makes it possible. In a future where commuters may be more leery of public transit, and more knowledge workers may choose to live at least part-time in suburbs or exurbs, flexibility will be at a huge premium.