Gov. Newsom’s Economic Reopening Announcement Isn’t The Defining Moment CRE Needs

https://www.bisnow.com/san-francisco/news/commercial-real-estate/california-june-reopening-might-mean-choppy-waters-ahead-108468 April 9, 2021 Bianca Barragán and Jacob Bourne After having the physical and social scope of their lives drastically diminished for over a year, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement that the state may undergo a full economic reopening on June 15 could signal to Californians that it is time to celebrate. For commercial real estate, that could manifest...

Wave Of Distress Missing LA Hotels To The Delight Of Value-Add And Redevelopment Projects

https://www.bisnow.com/los-angeles/news/hotel/los-angeles-hotels-pandemic-rebound-108471 April 9, 2021 Bianca Barragán, Bisnow Southern California  The team marketing the Mart South hotel redevelopment in Downtown LA’s Fashion District noticed earlier this year that there was a big increase in interest in the property, a former office building entitled for hotel conversion. In fall 2020, the property was averaging about three inquiries a month, but...

Will California hotels get back to normal? This expert says yes

https://www.ocregister.com/2021/03/29/will-california-hotels-get-back-to-normal-this-expert-says-yes/ “The amount of interest that we’re now receiving from buyers is incredible. In some respects, it’s as if COVID never happened,” says Alan Reay. By SANDRA BARRERA | sbarrera@scng.com | Los Angeles Daily News PUBLISHED: March 29, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. | UPDATED: March 29, 2021 at 8:01 a.m. Like so many people, Alan Reay can’t wait to check-in, again. Reay is...