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Rates high for longer, hurting commercial real estate

Protesters at the Bochum headquarters of German real estate firm Vonovia in April 2022. Photo via Flickr CC-BY-2.0.
Hopes in the commercial real estate sector that central banks would lower interest rates due to declining inflation have been dashed. Interest rates are staying high for longer, causing problems, particularly for those who borrowed heavily during the market boom to fuel growth and who now face the burden of refinancing their debt.

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