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Latin American investors consider Americas the most attractive region

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Latin American investors aim to increase their purchase activity alongside a stable risk approach compared with 2016 levels, according to CBRE’s Latin America Investor Intentions Survey 2017. Local economic concerns pose the biggest threat to the real estate markets.

Latin American investors remain actively engaged in real estate, as 75 percent intend to be net buyers in 2017 (more acquisitions than dispositions). A majority of investors (55 percent) aim to increase their purchase activity in 2017 compared with 2016.

The results show a significant increase in the number of respondents who expect to allocate more than $1 billion in 2017 (12 percent) compared with 2016 (none).

Respondents consider industrial as the most attractive property sector, followed by office. Multifamily showed the greatest increase in investor interest, 23 percent compared with 10 percent in 2016.

Approximately 94 percent of Latin American investors consider Americas the most attractive region for investment purchases in 2017, compared with 74 percent in 2016. And 71 percent do not intent to invest outside the Americas.

 

 

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