Hugh F. Kelly


Economist’s View: How Employees’ Flight to Quality Impacts CRE

Hugh Kelly takes a deep dive into the implications of rapidly shifting workplace realities.

Economist’s View: Treasuries, Cap Rates and the ‘Big Squeeze’

Rising interest rates and a slow-growing economy stand to threaten the risk premium that is fundamental to investing, according to economist Hugh Kelly.

Economist’s View: Should We Worry About Inflation?

While the Federal Reserve says rising prices are transitory, a correction may be in store for CRE and the economy.

ICYMI: Why Those Who Predicted CBD Flight Will Be Surprised

The 20 largest MSAs were hit hardest by shutdowns. Economist Hugh Kelly sizes up how they’re doing now.

Economist’s View: The Long, Uneven Road to Recovery

While GDP forecasts remain highly optimistic, not all recoveries will be equal.

After the Long, Dark Winter

Why uncharted conditions demand unconventional thinking about what’s ahead for the economy—and for real estate.

Economist’s View: Rise to the Challenge

In highly uncertain conditions, maintaining a “core of humble open-mindedness” is the way to go, according to economist Hugh Kelly.

Economist’s View: Look Before You Leap

A wait-and-see attitude is the prudent approach when making investment decisions in the age of COVID-19, according to economist Hugh F. Kelly.

The COVID-19 Economy: Beyond the Tipping Point

The pandemic is exacerbating long-overlooked economic weaknesses. Hugh Kelly sketches a map of the difficult road ahead.

Economist’s View: Investment Is About Expected Returns

A drop-off in business confidence is an indicator of an uncertain future, notes economist Hugh F. Kelly.