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Top 10 emerging trends shaping real estate in 2017

For months, the real estate market—and markets in general—have suffered a lack of security. From the Brexit aftermath to the U.S. election, political wildcards as well as structural market shifts have made prognostication and predictions difficult. But there are still fundamental changes at play and, amid the ups-and-downs, the United States has emerged as a safe haven and investment opportunity. According to the Urban Land Institute’s annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report, which was just released this morning at their annual meeting in Dallas, real estate in the United States shows a more favorable outlook than much of the rest of the world. Of course, this attention carries plenty of risks and challenges. Here's a breakdown of the big topics that analysts at the Urban Land Institute and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, as well as hundreds of industry experts, believe will shape the real estate landscape for the years to come.

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Depressed Local Government Hurts Economy Spending

US cities and states are cutting spending on police stations, highways and other crucial infrastructure, and it’s pushing down US economic growth.

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Seven Takeaways from ULI Fall Meeting, Day 1

The Urban Land Institute’s Fall Meeting got underway this Tuesday in Dallas, and between Brexit, Asian capital inflows and of course the upcoming U.S. Presidential election, there was plenty to talk about. Here are some takeaways from the general sessions and panel discussions that took place on October 25.

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Nine Takeaways from ULI Fall Meeting, Day 2

The second day of the Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting in Dallas brought some in-depth insights into what to expect from the U.S. economy and the commercial real estate market in 2017 and 2018. The predictions were not all positive. Here are some takeaways from Wednesday’s general sessions and panel discussions.

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