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Despite uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida’s real estate industry may be primed to recover with a sharp rebound.

According to a JLL report, prior epidemics that affected Florida’s real estate market recovered quickly, with the market spiking about 30% in the year following the 2002 SARS pandemic, which caused 286 global deaths. A less sharp recovery followed the 1918 Spanish flu, which caused 675,000 deaths in the US, with the industry rebounding about 10% the following year. The pandemics triggered a “V-shaped recovery” in Florida’s real estate market.

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Pearl Wu

Pearl Wu is the editorial Recognition Desk Manager at ALM Media.

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