Insights

As the association for international real estate investors focused on commercial property in the United States, AFIRE publishes and produces original insights, research, analysis, and thought leadership focused on the future of real estate and cross-border investing.

With a focus on helping each other become Better Investors, Better Leaders, and Better Global Citizens, AFIRE leads the conversation through events, podcasts, publications, and online content exploring real estate capital markets, cross-border issues, policy, economics, technology, and management.

Insights at AFIRE include the latest thought leadership from Summit Journal, our growing database of Research Resources, recent Surveys and Reports, the Ethics Project, and our monthly Tax & Regulatory Briefing.

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RECENT INSIGHTS AND IDEAS

The COVID-19 crisis highlights the advantages of single-family living and appears to have accelerated an existing trend of migration to less dense, more affordable areas.
May 6, 2021
AFIRE has been awarded two Stevie Awards as part of the American Business Awards (ABA) 19th annual awards program.
May 5, 2021
The investment community can have an active role in an equitable economic recovery—but it will require the necessary discomfort of recasting the traditional risk/return framework.
May 5, 2021
According to American Realty Advisors, the future of residential investments is all about demographics—and the forces behind them.
May 4, 2021
The 2021 survey, conducted in March 2021 and underwritten by Holland Partner Group, reflects investor sentiment and was designed to help understand the goals, challenges, and impacts of international investments on US real estate opportunities.
May 4, 2021
During a time of unprecedented uncertainty and disruption, how should businesses approach the “new metrics of performance,” and how will ESG evolve in 2021?
April 30, 2021
Though leverage is an important part of capital funding, it’s important to ask LPs if (and how) they should take control of their real estate leverage.
April 30, 2021
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RECENT SURVEYS AND REPORTS

The 2021 survey, conducted in March 2021 and underwritten by Holland Partner Group, reflects investor sentiment and was designed to help understand the goals, challenges, and impacts of international investments on US real estate opportunities.
May 4, 2021
The 2021 AFIRE International Investor Survey seeks your opinion on key challenges, opportunities, and future trends for US real estate.
March 10, 2021
In the latest Global Commercial Property Monitor, headline rents and capital values expected to soften amid gloomy economic backdrop.
November 16, 2020
The Q1 2020 AFIRE/RICS North America Property Monitor shows the pandemic impacting the real estate market, with sentiment moving into negative territory.
July 30, 2020
The Q1 2020 AFIRE/RICS North America Property Monitor shows the pandemic impacting the real estate market, with sentiment moving into negative territory.
May 4, 2020
Results points to strong fundamentals for commercial real estate in the US and growing concern about external risks.
March 4, 2020
The Q4 2019 AFIRE/RICS North America Commercial Property Monitor (GCPM) shows a generally positive sentiment for US/Canada, aside from retail.
February 20, 2020
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