cross-border investment in U.S. real estate is surging

Bloomberg staffer Hui-Yong Yu taps into a new analysis from the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate that indicates foreign investor interest in U.S. property deals will likely continue at an intense level well into 2016.

The data looks like this:

Sixty-four percent of respondents said they intend to make modest or major increases to investments in U.S. real estate this year, while 31 percent expect to maintain their holdings or reinvest sales proceeds into other U.S. assets, according to the 24th annual survey by the group, known as AFIRE. None of the respondents plans a major decrease.

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