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Shutdown and sequestration: Assessing the risks and realities of political gridlock on the office market

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How serious of a problem is sequestration? It depends whom you ask…

What is the impact of the government shutdown on commercial real estate?

A temporary government shutdown will have minimal immediate impact on the commercial office market; essential functions will not be disrupted and the government will continue to fund its financial obligations (e.g. rent payments.)

A long-term shutdown would further delay GSA decision-making, postponing leasing decisions and likely pushing some federal leases into… Read More