After ending the 2019 year with record setting capital raises and double-digit returns, market participants were looking forward to continued growth in REIT earnings in 2020.  Although, the effect of the coronavirus varies widely across...

TMA Town Hall for June 10, 2020

Retail Distress: COVID-19 Infects Struggling Businesses

Prominent retail bankruptcies already made headlines before the COVID-19 pandemic forced store closures across the U.S. With many states now allowing businesses to reopen, can retailers survive at 50% capacity or...

TMA Minnesota

June 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on almost every business sector in the United Staets. However, commercial real estate is the one area that has not only felt the impact, it may feel the after effects once the impact subsides. With certain offices...

Forest Park opened its first of several hospitals in Dallas, just south of LBJ Freeway near North Central Expressway, in 2009. Physicians had the chance to invest either in the operations (the tenant) of the hospitals, in the real estate (landlord) side, or in both.

The facilities each...

TMA Town Hall for May 27, 2020

Automotive Impacts: COVID-19 Effects on Dealerships and Demand

During the 2007-2009 recession, nearly 25% of dealerships closed. WIll we see the same contraction in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic? Learn more with industry experts...

Global Pandemic Is Surprise Addition to Restaurant’s Turnaround Menu
By the spring of 2020, Red, the Steakhouse, in Miami Beach was thriving, poised to capitalize on its success and further expand its brand. With a prime location in the city’s fashionable South of Fifth (SoFi) neighborhood, the restaurant boasted a 198-seat main dining room; a 16-person, glass-...
COVID-19 Crisis Adds to Czech Automotive Industry Woes
The COVID-19 pandemic hit the world unexpectedly and caused what is expected to be one of the biggest global economic crises in history. One of the hardest hit branches is the automotive industry, a crucial sector for many national economies, including the Czech Republic, a small country of 10.6...
Surviving the Pandemic: Stress and Distress in the Hospitality Industry
The coronavirus outbreak has impacted the hospitality industry disproportionally more than other industries. For many companies, revenues have fallen off the cliff. Further, the uncertainty and likely overhang of disruption caused by pandemic in the hospitality industry will continue for the...
Trade Wars, Pandemics—and Yet, Retail Persists
First came subprime mortgages, the ensuing financial crisis, and the Great Recession. Then predictions came of a retail apocalypse caused by the Amazon effect. Despite years of grim headlines predicting the demise of traditional brick-and-mortar stores, retailers have continued to find ways to...
TMA Town Hall for May 20, 2020

Oil & Gas Distress: Price and Quantity Considerations beyond COVID-19

Oil prices had already tumbled in 2020 before the additional shock from COVID-19 shutdowns. What led up to this volatility, and where will the energy markets go from here?

Speakers:...