Monthly Archives: March 2018

AGC Says Tariffs Could Slow Construction Spending

The following is a news story pulled from industry sources from around the web.

According to the Association of General Contractors of America, construction spending in January was unchanged from December and was moderately higher than in January 2017. However, association officials said in a press release that further gains, especially in desperately needed infrastructure investment, would be in jeopardy if the administration adopts tariffs on key construction materials.

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JLL: Continued Low-Yield Environment Driving Renewed Investor Creativity

The following is a news story pulled from industry sources from around the web.

The U.S. economy remained fundamentally sound heading into 2018, notwithstanding recent stock market volatility. Transaction volumes for 2017 reached nearly $400 billion, a 9 percent softening from 2016 driven largely by fewer large deals in gateway markets, according to JLL’s H2 2017 U.S. Investment Outlook. ​

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