2024 Commercial Outlook Report

While today’s CRE market is healthier than during the 2008 financial crisis – with over $6.4 trillion parked in money market funds through December 2023 (Source: SEC, Money Market Funds Statistics) – a significant disconnect exists between buyers and sellers, resulting in an extended period of “sitting on the sidelines”. A lack of clarity on returns and values coupled with steadily rising cap rates have led to lower transaction volumes and slower deal closures.