Feb
04

Can Commercial Real Estate Trends Predict the Super Bowl Winner?

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– DS News

Forget win-loss records, quarterback ratings, and total yardage tallies — the winner of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLV showdown can be predicted most accurately by analyzing the prevailing commercial real estate (CRE) climate in the opposing teams’ hometowns, according to Jones Lang LaSalle, a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate.

Based on historical analysis of recent Super Bowls, the company found that teams from cities with a higher percentage of vacant office space have won the Lombardi Trophy nearly two-thirds of the time since 2000.

In 2006, office vacancy rates stood at 15.9 percent in Pittsburgh and only 10.5 percent in Seattle as the Steelers outscored the Seahawks 21-10 in Super Bowl XL.

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