X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Commercial real estate tenants are expecting and waiting for rents to drop. The industry is notoriously slow in responding to new market conditions, and most active players in the market, and either side of the table, are expecting pricing to come down over the next six to 12 months.

“Over the past few months, I have heard many tenants say the phrase ‘is that pre-COVID pricing?’ in response to a landlord quoted asking rent,” Xan Saks, partners and co-founder of Beta, tells GlobeSt.com. “From New York to Los Angeles, it is clear that there is an overwhelming belief by tenants—and prospective tenants—that commercial real estate rents have come down as a result of Covid-19. While it would certainly seem logical that mandated store and office closures, shelter in place orders, and continued uncertainty surrounding the virus would lead to reduced rents, the question we need to answer first is how do we value commercial real estate in a pre versus post COVID world?”

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on GlobeSt.com and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

More from this author

 

GlobeSt. NET LEASE Fall 2021Event

This conference brings together the industry's most influential & knowledgeable real estate executives from the net lease sector.

Get More Information
 

GlobeSt. NET LEASE Fall 2021Event

This conference brings together the industry's most influential & knowledgeable real estate executives from the net lease sector.

Get More Information
 

GlobeSt. Healthcare Real Estate 2021Event

Join the industry's top owners, investors, developers, brokers and financiers for the real estate healthcare event of the year!

Get More Information
 

GlobeSt

Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.