Retailers are exploring how to use drones to quickly deliver online orders to customers. In June 2016, the FAA issued a final rule permitting flights by commercial drones under certain conditions. While the rule was a welcome step forward for the commercial drone industry, the operational restrictions prohibited drones to fly over any populated areas due to safety concerns, essentially forbidding commercial drones in most urban areas.
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Traditional shopping malls across the country are facing a decreasing amount of customers, declining profits, and, in certain cases, overall viability. With billions of dollars in outstanding CMBS debt that large mall owners may be unable to refinance, the CMBS industry is bracing for potentially significant losses.
Continue Reading Many CMBS Loans Due to Mature as Retail Shopping Malls Struggle