Foreign investors are cooling on U.S. commercial real estate

Feb 9, 2024
Some of the drop is due to high interest rates and economic problems back home. Office buildings continue a slow burn, one expert says.
The height of foreign purchases of U.S. real estate was in 2017.
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The Economy Reimagined, Part 1: Dealing with Inequality

Amid the wreckage of 2020, are there opportunities to fix what was already broken, including the system of human relationships we call the economy?
Pictured: Hundreds of people wait in line for hours at a downtown Brooklyn office for their EBT Food Stamp cards on May 12, 2020 in New York City.
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Saudi Arabia to create huge investment fund

Apr 1, 2016
Saudi Arabia wants to get out of the oil business, into other businesses
A picture taken on January 17, 2016 in the Saudi capital Riyadh shows a giant poster on a building bearing a portrait of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (C), Crown Prince and Interior Minister Mohammed Bin Nayef (L) and Deputy Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed Bin Salman.