• Offices, hotels, and malls were emptied by the coronavirus. While some are reopening, the disruption has created a new normal.
  • Big firms are rethinking office needs – and some commercial real-estate deals are being put on ice as financing dries up.
  • A surge in e-commerce, meanwhile, is fueling demand for warehouse space from companies like Amazon.
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The coronavirus threw the real-estate world into disarray, as people emptied out of offices, hotels, and malls and worked from their homes. The disruption is transforming how people and companies finance, operate, and occupy real estate.

Big firms are rethinking office needs – and some commercial real-estate deals are being put on ice as financing dries up. A surge in e-commerce, meanwhile, is fueling demand for warehouse space as companies look for new ways to reach customers.

Here’s the latest news on how commercial and residential real estate is being upended, and how experts think these markets will play out in the long run.

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Here’s everything we know right now:

Latest news

Warehouse space is heating up

Office sublease deals adding supply to the market

Retail and commercial real estate

State of the commercial real-estate market

Coworking and short-term rentals

The future of real estate

Layoffs, pay cuts, and furloughs

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