Source: JLL Research Source: JLL Research

WASHINGTON, DC—As President Donald Trump and Congress begin negotiations on a border wall and border security in order to avert another federal government shutdown on Feb. 15, two research papers released by commercial brokerage firm JLL and the Congressional Budget Office put hard numbers to the cost of the partial federal government shutdown that lasted 35 days.

JLL Research calculated that government contractors in the DC region were losing $81.9 million per day in lost or delayed revenue that was performed locally as a result of the partial shutdown that impacted 12 federal agencies and 800,000 federal workers that were either out of work or worked without pay.

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