Foreign investment in U.S. real estate rising


In 2016, China ranked the top in U.S. commercial real estate purchasing and selling, followed by Mexico and United Kindom. Florida was the top destination for international clients. About 20% commercial real estate agents surveyed closed a deal with an international client last year. Sixty percent international investments were closed in cash. It worth noted that foreign investors show a stronger interest in middle and smaller-sized commercial properties when they find Class A asset price in big cities has been higher than the level before the financial crisis. There's little sign that foreign investment in U.S. commercial properties will slow down in 2017. Forty percent realtors expect to see a continuous growth in international buying activities, expecially in lower-priced markets. Read more here.

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