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Benefits, risks of Trump’s policies on commercial real estate

Trump
by in AZRE Magazine

The surprise election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States is likely to have far-reaching impacts on the economy, capital markets and, by extension, commercial real estate. The nature of these impacts is more opaque than in most election cycles because policy discussions took a back seat to personalities during the… Read More →

Cushman & Wakefield expects hot economy in 2017

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by in AZRE Magazine

A report released by Cushman & Wakefield anticipates the U.S. economy and property markets to be positioned to perform well in 2017, after a turbulent 2016. “Even before the election, the U.S. economic fundamentals were showing signs of heating up,”  said Kevin Thorpe, Cushman & Wakefield’s global chief economist. “We observed a big GDP number… Read More →

Quarterly GDP growth slowest in 2 years

Small Businesses getting help in down economy
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded only 0.5 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rate) during 2016’s first quarter, according to an analysis of Bureau of Economic Analysis data released Thursday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This disappointing figure follows a 1.4 percent annualized rate of economic output expansion during the fourth quarter of 2015. Nonresidential fixed… Read More →

Funding Startup Companies Can Help Get the Economy Moving Again

Funding Startup Companies Jumpstart Economy
by in Economy

Wanted: More Jobs I don’t have a fancy degree from an Ivy League school, and I’m not formally trained in economics. So you won’t see me on the President’s economic advisory team, or lecturing on the philosophical differences between the Keynesian and Austrian economic theories. Instead, I grew up watching my father start a manufacturing… Read More →