David Scherer of Origin Investments Origin Investments’ David Scherer sees EU uncertainty boosting US deal flow.

CHICAGO—Last week’s Brexit vote sent tremors through the world economy, and people around the globe have been struggling to understand its implications. But even though some worry Britain will plunge into a recession, and perhaps pull other countries down as well, the long-term effect on commercial real estate, especially in the US, remains unclear. However, UK voters did at least bring clarity to some issues.