Tag: foreign investment

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for May 3-9: Yellen Cites Housing, Geopolitical Tensions as Economic Risks: Janet Yellen, head of the Federal Reserve, discusses threats to the United States’ economic recovery. CMBS Market Comes Charging Back to Life: Major CMBS deals completed in…

Top 10 Most Popular Cities for Retail Acquisitions

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Today we return for another Top 10 list based on data published by PwC and ULI in their Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014. This ranking is based on feedback from a ULI/PwC poll in which participants were asked if…

Guess Who’s Buying Office Assets in India?

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I’ll give you a hint: it’s Blackstone. Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) always gets a lot of attention here on the Llenrock Blog. Not only is this alternative asset company a titan of the private equity world, it’s one of the…

Top 10 Most Improved Capital Sources for CRE in 2013

For this one, I took another look at the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2013, the annual report published by the Urban Land Institute (with research from PricewaterhousCoopers). You can download the article as a PDF here. Previously, I’ve discussed…

Top 10 Most Transparent CRE Markets in Asia

Once again from Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL)’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index, here is a ranking of the Top 10 Most Transparent Real Estate Markets in the Asia Pacific Region: (Note: The lighter the color, the higher the market’s…

Some Multifamily Love?

  Foreign investors have a growing affinity for U.S. commercial real estate, especially multifamily properties. According to MultifamilyExecutive.com, “Foreign investment in U.S. multifamily continues to heat up, despite a 25-year-old tax law that imposes stiff penalties on cross-border investors.” One…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

CNN’s Lisa Sylvester Discusses the Increasing Number of Foreign Investors Tapping into U.S. Real Estate   Richard David, CEO of Treasury China Trust, Sheds Light on China’s Revenue Growth in the Commercial Real Estate Sector