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Ep. 010 Dr. Mark Dotzour: Economic Outlook for Commercial Real Estate in the New Year

In this special episode, we are proud to share the insights of Dr. Mark Dotzour, a frequent participant at TCN conferences and one of the truly ‘entertaining economists’ who provided an economic update and forecast for TCN members as well as their clients, prospects, friends, and family. Dr. Mark Dotzour discusses how he sees the recovery unfolding and his outlook for inflation in 2021 and beyond as well as what sectors he perceives the greatest opportunities.


Show Notes

We are proud to present this special TCN Worldwide podcast featuring Dr. Mark Dotzour, a frequent participant at TCN conferences and one of the truly ‘entertaining economists’ to provide an economic update and forecast for TCN members as well as their clients, prospects, friends, and family.

Some of the topics Dr. Mark Dotzour discusses are:

  • Will the recovery be quick or prolonged?
  • What is the outlook for inflation in 2021 and beyond?
  • What is the outlook for borrowing rates?
  • What is the outlook for cap rates?
  • What is the outlook for investor demand for US commercial real estate?


Key Discussion Points

[00:17] Welcome and introduction by Eric Odum

[00:38] About our guest, Mark Dotzour

[01:40] What will the economic recovery look like? V shape? L shape?

[02:53] What is the outlook for prices and cap rates for high level properties?

[04:38] The hotel business is a real good opportunity right now

[05:06] The outlook on Office is somewhat uncertain at this time

[06:22] Bullish on American Commercial Real estate - money is flowing into commercial real estate in a big way

[07:40] Single Family market is "on fire" fueled by low interest rates

[09:00] Outlook on interest rates and inflation

[11:24] Q&A Session
 


Dr. Mark G. Dotzour (CRE Economist)
Former Chief Economist and Director of Research at Texas A & M University

Dr. Mark G. Dotzour is a real estate economist who served for 18 years as Chief Economist of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University in College Station. He has given more than 1,450 presentations to more than 250,000 people and has written over 90 articles for magazines and journals.

Dr. Dotzour makes complex economic issues easily understandable. Mark’s goal is to provide his audience with a “tool kit” of useful information that will help them make good business decisions for their families, their clients, and their company.

His research findings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money Magazine and Business Week. His clients include banks, private equity firms, real estate investment trusts, construction firms, engineering companies, wealth managers, private foundations, and commercial and residential brokerage firms. He has also made presentations to local and national trade associations all over America.