Moody’s Analytics has developed Commercial Location Score for real estate lenders and investors as well as for location-sensitive commercial businesses, to resolve the long-standing issue of consistent location evaluation. In developing this solution, we utilize a wide variety of data sources and modern technologies from multiple disciplines including finance, geospatial analyses, and information science. We use a systematic approach focusing on key factors affecting location evaluation along six major dimensions. Each of these factors can be quantified in an objective manner based on fine-grain data collected from various sources. These Commercial Location Score Components are listed below.
Evaluate a parcel for development or alternative uses. Recalibrate scoring by property type. Compare parcels within a market and nationwide.
Quickly understand an unfamiliar market or submarket through different categorical vantage points. Identify main retail arteries, prime office locations and areas of concern.
Compare and validate observations from Commercial Location Score against various data sources for Appraisals, ASR, Market Data Reports.
Pin a Saved Search list to analyze points of concern and track performance through time. Investigate properties with low composite and categorical scores.
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Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Our deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology help our clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.
Moody’s Analytics completed the acquisition of REIS on October 12, 2018. The combination of Reis’s extensive data and Moody’s Analytics’ specialized capabilities aims to enhance analytical practices in the CRE market and contribute to the efficiency and liquidity of capital flows. The acquisition further expanded Moody's Analytics’ network of data and analytics providers in the CRE space, including recent investments in start-ups that apply innovative approaches and new technologies to source data and deliver tools to the market.
Reis is a leading provider of U.S. commercial real estate (CRE) data. Over nearly 40 years, Reis has compiled a rich archive of detailed information on some 18 million properties nationwide. Providing analysis and forecasts covering 275 metropolitan markets and 7,700 submarkets, Reis has become the data set of choice for CRE professionals, including property developers, managers, investors, lenders and brokers.