International Investor Survey - Press Releases

2019 Press Release
AFIRE 2019 International Investor Survey Points to Strong Fundamentals for Commercial Real Estate in the U.S. and Growing Concern About External Risks


  • Overall investment climate remains balanced, reflecting strong economies and solid market fundamentals
  • Multifamily and industrial asset classes strongly favored by investors for increased exposure, with 71% and 79% in favor respectively
  • Investors rank New York as the leading global city for most stable and secure real estate market and second for capital appreciation. London ranked first for capital appreciation with Berlin third. Boston, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, and Seattle tied for fourth.
  • Eighty-three percent of investors state climate change will affect their real estate portfolio strategies in the next 10 years


2018 Press Release

London Edges Out NY as Top City Among Foreign RE Investors - San Francisco and Washington, DC Slide as Frankfurt Makes a Big Move


2017 Press Release

US RE Grabs Foreign Investors’ Intentions! 95% Will Maintain or Increase Investment Levels in 2017 - NYC is Big Winner as London and DC Slip

2016 Press Release
In 2016, Foreign Real Estate Investors Plan Continued US Investment - New York Continues to Outrank London Among Top Global Cities; Berlin Joins the Leaders


AFIRE Contact:
Gunnar Branson, CEO

Media Contact:
Jon Packer, Partner
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Meetings & Conferences

2019 Rising Leaders' Summit

New York, NY
April 29-30, 2019

2019 European Conference

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
Frankfurt, Germany
June 4-5, 2019

2019 Data & Technology Summit

Chicago, Illinois 
July 9-10, 2019

2019 Annual Membership Meeting

Seattle Sheraton Hotel
Seattle, WA
September 10-12, 2019


Munich, Germany
October 7-9, 2019

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