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Low demand for commercial office space fuels economic fears

Season 2024 Episode 52 | 8m 10s

Federal regulators in recent weeks have signaled concerns about commercial real estate, a financial sector that could spell economic trouble. A combination of decreased demand for office space and high interest rates have put pressure on lease holders and smaller banks in particular. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from San Francisco.

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