Trickle-down… commercial real estate crisis?
Jul 20, 2023

Trickle-down… commercial real estate crisis?

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With so much commercial real estate sitting empty, banks are concerned that difficulty selling could snowball into credit losses and a rise in loan defaults. Will the broader economy feel that stress? Plus, FEMA needs more cash and Netflix's stock dropped.

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Financially, FEMA may not be equipped to handle climate change

Jul 20, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster relief fund is likely to be in the red sometime next month.
While FEMA will be able to find the cash to handle disasters like hurricanes and tornadoes, funding for rebuilding or mitigation programs are running thin.
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Here's what might happen if all that open office space stays empty

One thing seems likely, says Lisa Knee of EisnerAmper: real estate is going to need new, creative investors to stay on track.
Office building vacancies are climbing, property values are sagging. That might have implications for all of the investors tied up in commercial real estate debt.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jordan Mangi Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC