Uncertain economic times and fast-changing, fluctuating factors posed challenges for commercial real estate in the third quarter of 2022. Though the sector remains a relatively stable and secure long-term investment, property seekers are applying more scrutiny to the deals that cross their desks, evaluating market changes and due diligence against future market assumptions.
While transaction volume slowed in the third quarter, demand has far from cooled. Commercial real estate stands against a plummeting stock exchange, and far more volatility in other investment vehicles, with the ability to lock in rates against future interest hikes as an attractive hedge against inflation. In this grid-locked state of forward (albeit slow) momentum, CRE continues moving with solid fundamentals underlying changes in valuations and rents, and quality winning out in the long run.
Our quarterly overview report dives into transaction and leasing activity on Crexi throughout Q3 2022, considering quarterly metrics and year-over-year data. With these unique insights, we seek to shed light on the undercurrents of commercial real estate activity with an eye toward the sector’s future.