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The US economy has continued to thrive throughout the second quarter, a theme that will continue to play heavily during mid-term elections, according to Transwestern’s latest edition of the BRIEFING. “Thanks to a boost from year-end tax reform, we’ve witnessed stable, controlled growth throughout the first half of 2018,” said Tom McNearney, Transwestern chief investment officer. “With unemployment at an 18-year low and wages rising, we expect to see a slight rise in GDP later this year.”

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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