Commercial Real Estate Values Trending Down, Down, Down
The Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2010 study*, released earlier this month by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), says commercial real estate property values have dropped 40 to 50 percent on average from 2007 market peaks, making 2010 and 2011 the opportune time for small businesses to buy at or near cyclical lows. The survey data also suggests that investors believe capital will slowly begin to flow back into commercial real estate markets by the end of 2010.
The commercial real estate property market recovery will mostly likely begin to gain traction before 2012. Long-term confidence holds for the following areas (click to read more).