Client Resources for Navigating COVID-19.

CRE Industry Thought Leaders

  • CBRE | Covid-19 Impact Forecast - COVID-19's impact on CRE across the globe is moving quickly. This conference call recording shared by CBRE offers perspective on the evolving situation and implications for the real estate industry.

  • Brad's Blog - The April 1st Rent Payment Conundrum.

  • CRE Lease Payments - As businesses look ahead to the prospect of not being able to operate for the next few weeks or months, they will face many hard decisions. One of the biggest of which will be whether or not to pay rent.

  • Restaurant Outlook - Things will improve for restaurants as the country resumes activities. You have to remain optimistic that the restaurant business will prosper again, but with fewer locations.

  • CNN | Federal Reserve - The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates to zero, for the first time since 2008.

  • TOP 25 RECESSION PROOF CITIES IN THE U.S. - A recent SmartAsset report determined the most recession-resistant cities in the US by looking at government data for 264 of the largest cities in the country across 3 categories: employment, housing, and social assistance. [Spoiler: Boise's #12].

  • NAIOP SAYS $2T STIMULUS A "WIN" FOR COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE  - The historic $2-trillion economic stimulus bill has a number of positive implications for commercial real estate.

  • CORONA VIRUS' IMPACTS ON REAL ESTATE: THINK SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERMThe impact of the economic disruption in real estate varies and is going to continue to vary, from one state or metro area to another.

  • CHANGE IN TAX POLICY COULD IMPACT REAL ESTATE INVESTORS | NY TIMESInvestors could use losses generated by real estate to minimize their taxes on profits from things like investments in the stock market.

  • CRE'S NEW NORMAL | WEBINARExperts chart the new normal of property operations in the Coronavirus pandemic (WEBINAR).

  • THE APRIL 1st RENT CONUNDRUMIt is important to recognize that we are in an interdependent economy and that there are many very financially stable tenants as well as some that are struggling and, for those, in particular, this crisis will exacerbate the situation.

  • MULTIFAMILY MERGERS | MARCUS & MILLICHAP"Historically, pandemic outbreaks such as SARS, the H1N1 'swine flu,' and the 'avian flu' generated short-term market instability that moved toward stabilization over the following three to six months."


State & Local Organizations

  • BOMA - As global concern over the novel coronavirus (now known as COVID-19) increases, BOMA International is actively working to provide commercial real estate professionals with credible information on how to mitigate the potential health and business impacts.

  • Idaho Department of Commerce - The State Department of Commerce shares key resources for Idaho businesses and residents.

  • City of Boise - The City of Boise's Covid-19 site offers guidance to businesses as well as links to a variety of helpful resources.


Federal Organizations

  • U.S. Small Business Administration - Disaster Loan Assistance. The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved an Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance fund for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Contact the Idaho Department of Commerce for information regarding available assistance.

  • U.S. Small Business AdministrationGuidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

  • Federal Reserve | COVID-19 Resources - Additional information to financial institutions on how the Federal Reserve's supervisory approach is adjusting in light of the Coronavirus.