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Ken Simonson

WASHINGTON, DC–Last week the Trump Administration announced it plans to raise tariffs on steel by 25% and on aluminum by 10%. Further details are expected to follow within the next several days but the ramifications of this move are already clear: simple economics tell us that the price of both imported and domestic steel and aluminum will increase. For the commercial real estate industry, that means higher construction costs.

Erika Morphy

Erika Morphy has been writing about commercial real estate at GlobeSt.com for more than ten years, covering the capital markets, the Mid-Atlantic region and national topics. She's a nerd so favorite examples of the former include accounting standards, Basel III and what Congress is brewing.

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