LONDON—As Greece now considers a pullout from the euro currency, and Spain and even the United Kingdom plunge back into recession, most commercial real estate experts agree that problems across the pond have a strong impact on the global markets. However, they also agree that the United States can benefit from the troubles as well, as lenders look for alternative investment regions.

Ross Ford, president and CEO of TCN Worldwide, shares the view that the debt crisis presents major implications, and that if the challenges in facing this economic crisis are not met, there will be a significant negative impact on the overall US economy. “It's shortsighted not to recognize the degree to which we are an interwoven global marketplace in many respects,” Ford says.

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