Q&A with building trades leader on his union’s support for Hillary Clinton and its dealings with Donald Trump

A year ago, I interviewed Sean McGarvey, president of North America’s Building Trades Unions, about areas where his labor union was working with business groups, such as getting a highway bill passed and ending the so-called “Cadillac tax” on high-value health insurance plans. This week, I sat down with McGarvey again to talk about the…

Financial regulator stuck with lots of vacant office space (and other news from Washington today)

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s poor real estate decisions could cost taxpayers up to $74 million. That’s according to a new Government Accountability Office report that found the financial regulatory agency occupies only 78 percent of the 435,000 square feet of space it rents in Washington, D.C., New York City, Chicago and Kansas City. These…

Univision wants $12.75M for its old Doral offices

1900 Northwest 89th Place Spanish media giant Univision has placed its Telefutura program’s former Doral offices on the market with an asking price of $12.75 million. The listing, announced by brokerage Avison Young, covers Univision’s old two-story building at 1900 Northwest 89th Place, from which the media company recently moved. With 79,271 square feet of…