Future-Proofing Office Building Development

Hindsight is always 20/20, and office building developments need to be designed today so they have staying power to meet the needs of office tenants in the decades to come. There are plenty of disruptive technologies already on the doorstep that are changing how and where work is conducted, not to mention the amount and…

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Opportunity Zones in Top MSAs [Interactive Map]

This is the latest addition to our library of Qualified Opportunity Zone Maps. This map shows the Qualified Opportunity Zones which touch Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) having a population of over 500,000 people. Boundaries showing MSAs with population over 500,000, showing: Population (2010 Census and 2017 Estimate) Change in Resident Population Births and Deaths Net…

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Real Estate Replacement Costs - Far Reaching Effects

Soaring real estate replacement costs have been a hot topic over the past year, and short of a recession that would recalibrate the balance between supply and demand, there doesn’t appear to be much relief in sight. Rising prices on materials and labor are shouldering much of the blame for the higher construction costs. And…

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Opportunity Zones for Student Housing

Specific asset classes have the potential to benefit from Opportunity Zones, Student Housing is one of the first that come up. This is because college towns tend to have high-density populations of students who are intentionally unemployed while attending school full-time. In many cases, these colleges are expensive to attend and the student population is…

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Qualified Opportunity Zones - Interactive Map - Tampa Bay

Use our Interactive Opportunity Zone Map to evaluate opportunities and perform site selection in Qualified Opportunity Zones in the Tampa Bay Area. The box in the upper-right corner of the map allows you to quickly enter an address to see if it falls within a Census Tract which is a Tampa Opportunity Zone. We have…

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UltraFICO - Effect on Real Estate Investors & Developers

FICO scores are about to change in a big way. Meet UltraFICO. Fair Isaac Corp, creator of the widely used FICO credit score, has developed a new version of the ubiquitous lending-qualification metric, dubbed the UltraFICO. This updated version, one of the biggest shifts in credit reporting we’ve seen in a long time, promises to…

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Opportunity Zone Map

Use our Interactive Opportunity Zone Map to evaluate opportunities and perform site selection in Qualified Opportunity Zones. LATEST UPDATES: We now have a separate map that shows the major MSAs and the Qualified Opportunity Zones located therein Added direct links to Census Bureau for each Opportunity Zone Census Tract showing: Household Income Population Color-coded Qualified…

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Welcome to our Real Estate Developer Resource Center for investing and developing inside Qualified Opportunity Zones. Below the map are resources curated for the use of real estate investors and developers including official sources, downloadable documents, other portals/hubs, recent news, and discussion threads. We have marked potentially negative coverage (from the perspective of investors and…

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Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019 - PwC ULI

PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) annually produce one of the most comprehensive outlook reports in the real estate industry. Because of their long-running track record in producing this report, as well as their unprecedented access to C-level executives in the real estate industry, it is an absolute must-read for all real estate market participants

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