Photo of Revathi Greenwood Greenwood prepared the Cushman & Wakefield report with her colleagues Rebecca Rockey and David C. Smith.

NEW YORK CITY—The Trump administration’s proposals for immigration policy reform would disproportionately affect certain industries, including commercial real estate, if enacted, Cushman & Wakefield says in a new report. “Legal, foreign-born workers fill 31% of buildings/grounds maintenance jobs and a quarter of construction positions,” says Revathi Greenwood, Americas head of research at Cushman & Wakefield. “Limiting their access into the US would exacerbate the shortage of workers these sectors already face.”