Commercial real estate trends are forecasted for 2022, proptech startups strategize the use of the $32 billion of venture capital raised last year, real estate sales in Manhattan break 30-year records, and more.
- Using information from real estate agents, forecast models, brokers, and other real estate experts, rent-to-own platform ZeroDown compiled a list of 10 real estate trends to follow in 2022, highlighting industrial properties, climate issues, and housing inventory. (Chicago Tribune)
- Proptech startups develop a variety of plans to deploy the $32 billion of venture capital invested in the sector in 2021, focusing on strategic hires, marketing, and technology growth. (Kevin Fales, Commercial Observer)
- Manhattan real estate sales break records at the close of 2021, contributing to New York City’s positive economic revival. (Hillary Hoffower, Insider)
- With employers pushing back against the Biden administration’s vaccine mandates, including construction groups such as The Associated Builders and Contractors and The Associated General Contractors of America, The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear oral arguments about these mandates on Jan. 7, 2022. (Ryan Golden, Construction Dive)
- With sustainability efforts, cultural shifts surrounding working, and automation technology advancing rapidly, cutting-edge innovation in commercial real estate will be critical for organizations looking to thrive in the long term. (Robert Finlay, Entrepreneur)