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BusinessFlare Approach COVID-19 Investment Drivers

Investment Drivers: Land & Markets

Home Prices Are Likely to Hold Up Just Fine, Despite Coronavirus

More examples of the BusinessFlare Approach, recognizing that land (real estate) and markets (consumers) are key drivers of investment and economic growth. Interesting article from Barron’s, with very credible and knowledgeable sources including Mark Zandi from Moody’s.

Worth a read…

https://www.barrons.com/articles/home-prices-are-likely-to-hold-up-just-fine-despite-coronavirus-51588970507?mod=hp_HERO

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BusinessFlare Approach COVID-19 Investment Drivers

Investment Driver: Markets

The Economic Recovery Rests on Getting Consumers to Spend. It Won’t Be Easy.

An example of the BusinessFlare Approach, which recognizes that Markets are a key driver of investment for economic growth and redevelopment. Consumer demand is a key element driving business investment decisions related to expansion, contraction, reinvestment. Consumer demand drives especially influences the Land and Labor Drivers. Regulatory incentives won’t mean anything if the customers just aren’t coming back. Read more…

https://www.barrons.com/articles/the-economy-recovery-rests-on-getting-consumers-to-spend-it-wont-be-easy-51588380326?mod=article_signInButton

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BusinessFlare Approach COVID-19 Investment Drivers

Investment Driver: Land

Even Warren Buffett Wonders If People Will Return to Offices

An example of the BusinessFlare Approach, which recognizes that Land (real estate) is the key driver of investment for economic growth and redevelopment. It is a driver that cities can influence in multiple ways, as a regulator, as a facilitator of development and investment, and as a direct participant in the real estate market as a property owner and through public private partnerships.

What does the use of virtual tools such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams, combined with more acceptance of working from home, mean for office space in both our downtowns and the ‘burbs, and in turn, the overall real estate market and local government revenues.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/even-warren-buffett-wonders-if-people-will-return-to-offices-11588597506?mod=djem10point