Grocery retailers ramp up COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Meijer has launched a text-based process for people who want to register to receive the vaccine. Those seeking a vaccination text “COVID” to the number 75049 to receive a link to register. The link includes three questions that enable Meijer pharmacies to determine which vaccine phase the patient is in.

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Six Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Jan. 5, 2021)

Smaller metropolitan markets in the middle of the U.S. are seeing the strongest rise in home prices, reports CNBC. Nordstrom looks like one of the department store chains that will survive the pandemic, according to MarketWatch. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Eight Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Dec. 30, 2020)

The New York Legislature passed one of the most comprehensive anti-eviction laws in U.S. this week, reports The New York Times. With the start of vaccine distribution, businesses and office building owners turn more optimistic about a real return to the office in late spring and summer of 2021, according to the Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Six Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Dec. 29, 2020)

Supermarket chains rethink their reliance on Instacart, reports the Wall Street Journal. The Real Deal ranks the most active New York City developers of 2020. And The New York Times looks at how this year has exacerbated inequality while shielding the well-off from encountering it in everyday life. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Eight Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Dec. 28, 2020)

New York City has implemented a policy of grading buildings to help incentivize more efficient energy usage and most structures received D’s and F’s in initial evaluations, reports Gothamist. Forbes examines considerations for how malls will need to adapt in a changing retail climate. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Dec. 23, 2020)

Commercial Property Executive looks at the real estate industry’s reaction to the new stimulus package. Investors are buying hotels and redeveloping them into rental apartments, reports the Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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Seven Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Dec. 22, 2020)

The Washington Post looks at what’s included in the $900 billion stimulus package. Many employers plan to encourage rather than require their workers to be vaccinated, reports the Wall Street Journal. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry (Dec. 21, 2020)

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has struck a deal to acquire property management software developer RealPage for $9.6 billion, reports the Wall Street Journal. Reactions from Marketwatch and The New York Times assess some of the new COVID-19 relief packages measures meant to help renters and whether the deal is big enough to provide the needed jolt to the U.S. economy going forward. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.

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