Friday, March 20, 2015

Foreign Capital Is Starting to Invest Beyond Core Properties and Markets: Is Portland Ready?


Reports at the end of 2014 showed that it was a banner year for foreign investors placing capital into the US commercial real estate sector. According to a Puget Sound Business Journal article, Chinese capital was responsible for $2 billion worth of purchases for investment real estate in the Puget Sound market.

Due to a strong US economy, foreign capital continue to pours into the economy in seek of multifamily assets and other investment properties.  You can read more about this in a recently published Costar article.

If or when the Portland market begins to experience the rippling effects of investors chasing yield from the Puget Sound market due to investors selling their assets at top value, how is your apartment positioned to take advantage of this? If you decide to sell, what can you do with the proceeds?

Contact an HFO broker to help you answer these questions.