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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup

Dec 16th, 2016 by Dina Finnegan

Stay up-to-date on the latest news stories and trends that popped up during the past week.

Economists Weigh in on Fed Rate Hike, Next Year’s Expected High Interest Rate Environment

Economists say the Fed's decision to move short-term rates this month will have little impact on the economy or commercial real estate. Experts are more concerned with next year's outlook and whether President-elect Donald Trump's fiscal policies will require further tightening from the Fed to limit inflation.

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Yardi Matrix: DC’s Changing Workforce

Washington, D.C.’s multifamily market is teeming with growth as the new developer president prepares to hit town. The capital has attracted young professionals amid broad-based growth in the business, government, health care and education segments. With no signs of an economic slowdown, the outlook for multifamily is positive, but the heavy supply pipeline is expected to put a damper on rent growth in upcoming years.

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