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The 16 Deals And Trends That Defined Real Estate In 2020 (That Aren’t The Pandemic Or Election)

Goodbye, 2020, and good riddance. 

Every December, Bisnow looks back at the stories that shaped the year, including the most eye-popping deals and the trends that drove markets. Last year, we said 2020 could see the decade of growth end and real estate come crashing down, but we ended on optimism for the year ahead. So much for that.

It’s pretty obvious what defined 2020, not just for real estate but for much of the globe: the coronavirus, the resulting economic recession and the U.S. presidential election. We all know that the future of office is in question as everyone works from home, and we’re all too keenly aware that despite dining taking to the streets, the restaurant industry is in serious trouble. But other things did happen this year in real estate, and for this year’s installment of the deals and trends that defined real estate, we decided to focus entirely on that. 

Enjoy your politics and pandemic-free 2020 recap!

— Catie Dixon, Managing Editor

 

Summer Protests And The Push Toward Diversity
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The Rise of SPACs
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The Great Migration
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Another Record Year For Retail Bankruptcies
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Huge Apartment Acquisitions
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Greystone Purchases $20.7B Special Servicing Portfolio
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Worst California Wildfires On Record
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CBRE Broker Named The Next ‘Bachelor’
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Amazon Hits Turbo On Its Logistics Space Grab
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Cushman For Sale?
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The Gender Pay Gap Widened
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Blackstone Drops Billions On Booming Life Sciences Sector
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Simon's Acquisitions Spree
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Largest Co-Living Project In The U.S. Debuts
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Big Blackstone Investment Solidifies Studios As CRE Asset Class
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Louisiana Pummelled By Hurricanes
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