As commercial real estate in the U.S. has evolved into a permanent and desired institutional class, we have seen a shift in capital allocation from a wide variety of investment sources, including pension funds, REITs, sovereign wealth funds and high net worth individuals. While some of this rotation into CRE investment is cyclical, we believe there is also a more secular shift happening, particularly as it relates to foreign investment in U.S. real estate. While the U.S. is the largest and most liquid real estate market in the world, many large foreign investors are under-allocated. Both the data and the activity we see in the U.S. market suggest that the percentage of foreign activity on the buy side could increase much more. What are the implications, and how might an integrated investor services platform help position you for strategic and operational success? Read the full report here.
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