Underlying real estate markets to remain relatively steady
The election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States has raised questions about what this means for the real estate industry, U.S. policies and the economy.
In short: We expect underlying real estate markets to remain relatively steady although political headlines and, potentially, financial markets may be volatile until policy details are defined and implemented.
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The past eight years have been filled with economic ups and downs, but in recent years, success has trounced challenges.
Our Research team is proud to present you an interactive Tableau analysis of past administrations that demonstrate how policy and business intersect.
Contrasting recent economic and commercial real estate activity with the functionality of Washington begs the question, do politics matter? Political posturing might not matter; policies do matter. Our research also highlights seven key policy areas that provide an opportunity for economic and real estate momentum to build over the next four to eight years. Download our Countdown to the Election report to learn more.
Partnerships with universities and targeted
geographical investment will yield newfound job growth to markets that have
struggled during the current recovery, attracting investment from innovative
employers and institutions.
The need to reform the America's fiscal policies will be a critical component for ensuring the long-term stability and growth of U.S. commercial real estate market.
Cost and profitability challenges will force Wall
Street to rethink talent and real estate centers ahead, serving as a catalyst
for continued economic diversification in New York and growth opportunity for
emerging secondary markets in the Southeast and Rust Belt.
Port-centric markets, including Los Angeles and New Jersey could see much of the change in enriched or diminished demand for the supply of goods if international trade becomes too costly due to shifts in our trade policy.
The urgent need to repair and modernize America’s infrastructure will be a critical for the next Administration, and if solved, could lead to growth within both the economy and commercial real estate markets.
Talent is an integral challenge facing tech
firms and immigration reform would help solve the issue: doubling the H-1B visa
program alone would contribute to another 14 million square feet of occupancy
gains annually in the office market.
Should sequestration be lifted, JLL forecasts leasing activity levels would increase by more than 20% percent and investment volumes by more than 50% within Northern Virginia and similar contractor-heavy markets
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