by William WheatonMIT, CBRE Econometric Advisors 7/23/2020 There has been a lot of discussion about the declining fortunes of American retailers. Much focus is on sales declines from internet competition
William Wheaton, MIT, CBRE | March 2020 Before the onslaught of coronavirus, most developed economies were moving along a secular trend with an increasing share of “virtual” transactions and “virtual”
Bill Wheaton | March 2019 The strong US January jobs growth figures were actually quite similar to many of the monthly reports over the last year. In fact, over the
Bill Wheaton | February 2019 There is no end to questions and debate about the movement of sales from traditional stores over to the Internet. The internet seems to offer
Bill Wheaton | January 2019 The recent Amazon-Whole Foods merger causes me to revisit a long-standing question. In the US, the Food-grocery sector has completely resisted penetration by the internet.
Bill Wheaton | December 2018 US cities have clearly become “polycentric” with older CBDs now co-existing with numerous suburban “edge cities”. The spatial competition between all these subcenters, for the
October 2018 | Bill Wheaton The standard commercial lease involves a rent that incorporates current property taxes (for which the landlord is legally responsible). It also allows to landlord to
By Bill Wheaton | September 2018 — There is no end to articles suggesting that automation is about to radically change the way the service sector works – and the
August 6, 2018 | By Bill Wheaton The recent U.S.-China rhetoric may turn out to be just that, but let’s envision what such a war might do to commercial real estate.
June 12th, 2018 By Bill Wheaton The standard opinion is that long-term rates (e.g. 10-year) and not short term rates are most relevant to the pricing of commercial real estate.