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<br /> 2018 Real Estate Market<br /> Sentiment Survey<br /> Executive Summary<br /> The first year of the Trump Administration is in the books,<br /> and with it came a new tax bill passed into law and<br /> soaring stock market records. As the economy continues<br /> to show signs of growth in 2018, commercial real estate<br /> executives cite rising interest rates once again as their lead<br /> concern for the industry this year, according to Seyfarth<br /> Shaw’s 3rd annual Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey.<br /> Hawkish on Hikes<br /> Consistent with last year’s sentiment, respondents are<br /> overwhelmingly hawkish: 98 percent expect interest rate<br /> increases from the Federal Reserve in 2018, with one third<br /> of real estate executives projecting three increases over the<br /> next 12 months. As the real estate industry embraces the<br /> new Trump tax cuts, low unemployment and stock market<br /> success, industry insiders expect tod<a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=1"> 2018 Real Estate Market Sentime</a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=2"> Executive Summary The first year of the Trump Ad</a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=3"> From new tax policy to the rise of ride-sharing, </a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=4"> Q1: How many interest rate increases do you expec</a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=5"> Q2: In 2018, how much of an increase in interest </a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=6"> Q3: Which of the following represent the greatest</a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=7"> Q4: How long do you think the Tax Cuts and Jobs A</a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=8"> Q6: Has the rise of ride-sharing services (Uber, </a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=9"> Q8: With the market cap for cryptocurrencies appr</a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=10"> Q10: What will be your primary source of equity i</a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=11"> Q12: If infrastructure investment remains a prior</a> <a title="2018 Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b43a1ac?page=12"> Methodology In January 2018, Seyfarth Shaw surve</a>