-Net absorption ended Q2 in negative territory for the first time in over two years. Many major closures in DFW contributed to this number, including eleven 24 Hour Fitness locations and the Nordstrom at North East Mall in Hurst.

-Occupancy also took a hit in Q2, dropping 40 basis points from the previous quarter.

-Retail sales spiked up 17.7% in May, following a record collapse in March and April, with clothing and accessories and furniture stores seeing the highest gains that month.

-COVID-19 is ramping up in states that were quick to reopen. Although a significant uptick in cases that pummels consumer confidence is a risk, it is quite plausible that a mild escalation of COVID-19 can coincide with pent-up consumer demand that restrains economic losses this year to a fall in GDP of just over 6%.