Monthly Archives: November 2016

Future of Global Capital: Low Interest Rates, High Volatility

Global finance experts speaking at the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting in late October said institutional investors were preparing for an extended period of low interest rates and global volatility. However, U.S. presidential election results soon added another layer of complexity to the forecasts. Read More

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Debunking Economic Myths: U.S. Growth Likely to Continue through 2018 and Beyond

Perhaps it is a sign of uncertain times when top-level economists start talking about feelings. The current U.S. economy is “not quite as bad as it feels,” said JLL Americas managing director Ben Breslau, during a 2016 ULI Fall Meeting panel discussion. “Not that there’s no risk, but it’s not quite as bad as it feels.” Read More

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Bringing Healthier Commercial Corridors to Four U.S. Cities

During a session at the ULI Fall Meeting last week, panelists involved in the ULI Healthy Corridors project discussed strategies for transforming unsafe, unattractive, and poorly connected commercial corridors into thriving places that further the goal of creating healthy and economically vibrant communities. Read More

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