Archive for November, 2012

Why Washington Has It Wrong on Small Business

For starters, policy makers should ask a simple question: What is a small business, anyway? By AARON CHATTERJI It’s time for the government to get a lot smarter about small-business policy. In an era when political battles are nastier than ever, small business is the American dream we can all agree on. Democrats and Republicans […]

Real Estate Investors Likely to Face New Tax Bite

Some Investors Likely to Face New Tax Bite Those Dabbling in Real Estate Could See Surtax on Rental Income Starting Jan. 1; Just Who Qualifies Is in Question By A.D. PRUITT The presidential election could determine whether the wealthiest Americans will see their income taxes rise or fall. But there is one tax increase that […]

Post Election Leasing Boom or Bust?

From the Washington Business Journal By Daniel J. Sernovitz http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/print-edition/2012/11/02/leasing-boost-post-election-not-likely.html?s=print  The mantra among Washington’s commercial real estate brokers for the past year has been that things will pick up after the elections. It’s that notion, combined with the looming threat of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts slated to go into effect early next […]

Braddock Commercial President Christopher Campagna quoted in CoStar Watch List Newsletter

  “Most of our clients have already accounted for the worst case, and pulled back,” explains Christopher M. Campagna, president of Braddock Commercial Real Estate Services in Alexandria, VA. “So, when the worst case does not materialize we will have a mini-boom of spending activity resulting in good leasing activity in the second and third […]

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