Report | Will economic reality trump expectations?
Four weeks into the new administration and positive economic sentiment is widespread. Small business owners, manufacturers, home builders, equity-market investors, and the Fed chair displayed signs of optimism last week. Even the corporate real estate market has been showing anecdotal signs of a positive mood swing thus far in 2017.
Moreover, the data releases continue to show that the economy remains in good if not great health. However, expectations for the future of the economy exceed its current performance. At some point, if actual performance does not catch up to expectations, it could have negative consequence for the economy and the CRE market.
Learn more in our complete economic insight report for February 22, 2017.
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