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Commercial sales are exceeding expectations.

“To place this era of unprecedented sales in historical context, the graph…shows South Coast sales volume has followed a stair-stepping growth pattern with three distinct phases, starting with the “great recession” 15 years ago. The recessionary phase lasted through 2011and was followed by a seven-year stretch averaging $315 million of non-hotel volume. 2022 was the

“Following record-breaking commercial sales production in Q2, deal volume returned to more typical levels in Q3, as interest rate hikes began to create pricing friction in the South Coast market. Nevertheless, 2022 is already a banner year for sales.”

Some Q3 Highlights:

  • Commercial sales activity decelerated in Q3, but is still on pace for record transactions and dollar volume for

“As we observed in our last report, both investor and owner-user purchases have been on the rise, but investor activity has grown at a higher rate.”

Some Q2 Highlights:

  • Record year-to-date sales volume continued the trend from late 2021, led by a pronounced return of investors.
  • The heavy sales activity spanned all property types (expect commercial land) and locations throughout

Liam Murphy of Hayes Commercial Group answers one of the most pertinent Covid-related questions: Who is returning to the office?

In this video Liam talks about which office users are working in-person and the questions you should be thinking about when considering your space needs.

Contact Liam Murphy at (805) 898-4385 to discuss your CRE strategy.

In this video, Liam Murphy highlights who’s buying commercial real estate, the benefits of buying and how the properties are being used by the new owners.

For a list of recent transactions in Santa Barbara County or to request your copy of the HCG Quarterly report, please email liam@hayescommercial.com

“The momentum that produced record sales volume in 2021 carried into the new year, as Q1 generated 29 South Coast sales totaling $151 million (excluding hotels), both record values for the first quarter.”

Some Q1 Highlights:

  • The inventory of property for sale is at a five-year low; however, demand remains high and off-market sales are prevalent.
  • Heavy commercial sales activity

With momentum building each quarter, 2021 proved a banner year for commercial sales, posting record transactions and dollar value. Whereas the unexpected surge of sales volume in 2020 came mostly from well-funded investors, in 2021 sales proceeded at all price levels from all kinds of buyers. In the leasing market, all indicators show growth from the slowdown in 2020, but

In this video find out what questions our forward thinking clients are asking while they analyze the new normal in office use and implement new portfolio strategies.

For more strategic key points please email liam@hayescommercial.com