From the December issue: Jerry Seinfeld once quipped about the publishing world that “It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.”
There may be some truth to that joke about newspapers stretching content to feed the daily news beast, but fortunately for us, there was no shortage of real estate news to cover this year.
Indeed, 2011 will likely be remembered as a year in which the nation was stuck in a deep malaise. The economy, of course, was in a rut, and the federal government’s credit was downgraded. There is also widespread disenchantment with President Obama, ongoing mass Occupy Wall Street protests and lingering fears over Europe’s fiscal crisis. [more]