About Real Estate - The U.S. Economic Puzzle: Does it Matter? July 7, 2014
By: Jon Southard, Managing Director
When economists cannot agree on what to expect for the economy, it’s confusing enough; when statistics on its current state point in fundamentally opposite directions, observers are right to be confused. The statistics in question are GDP growth and employment growth—the most prominent measures of economic strength—and real estate investors and occupiers alike are wise to grapple with the competing figures and draw their own conclusions.