At 3.86% and 3.53% for 2022 and 2023, and increased utility rates, business and commercial property owners will feel the impact. Many will rethink their plans to hire and rehire. Some will close. In the meantime, the question on many business minds today: what does it take to hold the line on property tax and utility rate increases? We now know that "global pandemic and aftermath" isn't on the list.