1. Goldman bets on warehouses with virus spurring online shopping (Bloomberg via National Real Estate Investor)
"Goldman Sachs is partnering with Dalfen Industrial to buy 46 “last-mile” industrial facilities valued at about $500 million."
2. As campus housing de-densifies, private student housing owners reap the benefits (Bisnow)
"The pandemic summer of 2020 has been busier than usual for student housing owners and operators. They are preparing their properties for student move-ins under strict cleaning protocols, adjusting amenities and common areas to the new realities and helping universities find student beds as they de-densify on-campus dorms."
3. Race for COVID-19 vaccine boosts real estate in life sciences hubs (Globe St)
"Hubs across the nation are looking to use real estate to boost productivity as the growth of the global prescription drug market is expected to surpass $1 trillion by 2022."
4. McDonald’s partners with Mayo Clinic for aid in coronavirus safety (CNBC)
"Under the arrangement, the medical center will review the company’s environmental health and safety precautions and some of its global standards."
5. Logistics real estate set for ‘brisk recovery’ in prologis report (Commercial Property Executive)
"The outlines of a projected V-shaped recession for industrial real estate appear in Prologis’ latest survey of logistics end users."