As this unprecedented situation continues to rapidly evolve, Avison Young's briefing notes are intended to provide our clients with an up-to-date assessment of the impact on the commercial real estate market.

Executive Summary: COVID-19 Impacts on Real Estate

March 20, 2020

Since late February, the COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-COV-2 coronavirus has emerged as a humanitarian issue of global significance, with hundreds of thousands of people and their communities affected. The World Health Organisation now regards the outbreak as a global pandemic and the situation continues to evolve rapidly, as businesses and governments accelerate their responses to the crisis.

Key Economic Implications of COVID-19

March 20, 2020

The likely economic impacts of the outbreak fall into four main categories: Direct impact from COVID-19 and associated containment measures; Knock-on impacts from disruption to supply chains and business linkages; Contingent impacts stemming from financial market stress; Redistribution effects from changes in government, business or individual behaviour.

Key Real Estate Implications of COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Real estate is often described as “the economy in a box,” -- anything which affects the overall rate of economic growth will impact the real estate market from occupational and investment perspectives. The likely market impact varies distinctly across some sectors, and there is a distinction between the expected short-term effects and potential longer-term implications.

State of Flex: Considerations for Occupiers, Operators and Owners in the Wake of COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Our current circumstances will likely lead to an accelerated interest in core and flex portfolio strategies to meet the evolved needs of the workforce. Check back for more from the flexible office team, including vertical-specific insights and long-term impact considerations in the weeks ahead.

Changing All The Time...

The spread of COVID-19 and the containment policies being introduced are changing rapidly, and some of the views expressed herein may not reflect the latest opinion of Avison Young. These sources provide regularly updated information on the COVID-19 outbreak.

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