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The Benefits of Working Remotely

The Benefits of Working Remotely

As firms across the world were forced into mandatory work from home policy during the worst months of the pandemic, many employees have realized gains and losses from the new working dynamic. In a recent conversation with my niece who has worked from home for the last...
The Move to Suburban Space

The Move to Suburban Space

Increased demands for suburban office buildings will impact pricing. Larger spaces means easier social distancing. These spaces are typically in shorter buildings than NYC’s skyscrapers, potentially leading to less elevator use. Driving means no (or less)...
The Power Shift in the Market

The Power Shift in the Market

70-90% of tenants are still paying their rent. As a result landlords are having negative cash flows. It is now a tenant favoring market. Landlords and banks will be impaired as this continues. Rents will likely go down as demands go down. Vacancies are likely to...
Tenants Now Have the Upper Hand

Tenants Now Have the Upper Hand

The NYC market has seen a peak in activity this past month but that certainly is not an indicator just yet for what is to come. 71 % of this activity came as a result of renewals, including short term extensions.  This is diametrically opposed to last year, where 71%...