The Bright Spots of 2016…

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By Harmel Rayat - It’s been an interesting start to the New Year… The Dow is down about 1,600. Oil cracked $30 to the downside with no real bottom in sight. China’s Shanghai Composite is already down 18% on slowdown concerns.

It’s not a pretty sight…

But as the overall market melts down, commercial real estate continues to exceed most expectations. In fact, I still consider it to be an essential part of any one’s retirement portfolio, as I discuss in my first book – Winning with Commercial Real Estate… and which I will be discussing at the March 2016 Money Show along with Larry Kudlow, Steve Forbes and Peter Schiff…

It’s shaping up to be an interesting year, despite such a volatile start. In fact, here are some of the hottest stories to stay on top of for the New Year…

Six Global Trends in Commercial Real Estate to Watch for in 2016

Beige book: Fed sees Western U.S. real estate as 'robust'

Urgent Care: Right Here, Right Now

Reis: Office Vacancy Rate declined in Q4 to 16.3%

Global Investors Say Real Estate Will Continue to Shine in 2016

Even more foreign money coming to US real estate in 2016

Seattle among top targets for foreign buyers of commercial real estate

Obama signs law easing taxes on foreign real estate buyers

Congress Eases Curbs on Foreign Real-Estate Investors

Real estate sector is cautiously optimistic

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