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THINK US cities: Trends and tactics

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Melissa Reagen, Head of Research, Americas, provides an overview on the US real estate market and the investment trends we are seeing in the region.

The US economy grew at annualized rate of around 3.1% in Q2 2017; growth that is strong enough to drive demand for US real estate. Economists expect the damage from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma to reduce GDP growth by 0.5 to 0.8 percentage points in Q3 2017. With a strong September employment reading, the probability that the Federal Open Market Committee hikes rates this year is 93%. We expect movements in the federal funds rate will have a minimal impact on the 10-year US treasury yield.

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Melissa Reagen

Melissa Reagen

Head of Research, Americas

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