pandemic impact

Miami-Dade County Population Falls 1%, U.S. Census Says

Between April 1, 2020 and July 1, 2022, Miami-Dade County’s population fell 1% to 2.67 million, U.S. Census figures stated, a loss of 27,930 people. In contrast, Florida gained 706,636 people in that time, a rise of 3.3% to 22.24 million. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

The ‘Office Apocalypse’ Is Upon Us

Before the pandemic, 95% of offices were occupied. Today that number is closer to 47%. Employees not returning to downtown offices has had a domino effect: Less foot traffic, less public-transit use, and more shuttered businesses have caused many downtowns to feel more like ghost towns. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Zoning, Infrastructure Limits Are Squeezing U.S. Land Supply

The Sun Belt fielded the lion’s share of migration spurred by the pandemic, and it has the land costs to prove it. The region’s average price of vacant land per acre more than doubled over the past two year. This in turn is keeping a vicious cycle in motion by making it more difficult to build and exacerbating local housing shortages. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE