Current STNL Newsletter
How will a Trump Presidency affect commercial real estate? Pundits Weigh in.
"A Trump presidency, and Republican-controlled federal government, shouldn't slow the positive momentum that commercial real estate is enjoying today." - Dan Rafter, REJournals.com
"There will no doubt be a short-term stimulous to the economy...Inflation will likely kick a bit higher from a faster GDP growth and that will lead to modestly higher interest rates." - Lawrence Yun, Forbes
The changes of a Fed Rate Hike in December Have Gone Down" - National Retail Estate Investor
"If Trump Gets His Way, Real Estate Will Get Even More Tax Breaks" - The New York Times
How will a Trump Presidency affect commercial real estate? 2016 QSR Drive-Thry Performance Study QSR's 2016 Drive Thru study looked at 15 of the top quick service and fast casual chains and how they are performing in their outdoor "Drive thru" lanes. They captured 1,958 drive thru visits from leading chaings including Arby's, Burger King, Carl's JR., Chick-fil-A, Dunkin' Donuts, Hardee's, KFC, McDonald's, Panera Bread, PDQ, Pollo Tropical, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Taco Cabana, and Wendy's. Here's how they performed:
These are selected benchmars. Other benchmarks were used. For more information on the study, go to QSR 2016 Drive Thru Study.
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Hudon Yards is largest private real estate project ever in US The 17 million SF mixed-development is also New York's largest construction project since the Rockfeller Center. Delivery is expected in 2025. Hudson Yards will accomodate 125,000 people...Read more