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

In the past two years alone, more than $50 billion has been invested into emerging proptech. As new businesses in proptech continue to expand, what should investors pay attention to?
June 23, 2021
Border shutdowns as a result of pandemic policy have been a major sticking point for cross-border investment over the past year. What should investors know about travel into the US right now?
June 17, 2021
Border shutdowns as a result of pandemic policy have been a major sticking point for cross-border investment over the past year. What should investors know about travel into the US right now?
June 15, 2021
The future of residential investments is all about demographics—and the forces behind them.
June 8, 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?
June 2, 2021
Data center investments have proven resilient in periods of economic volatility—and they’re only going to become more essential and important into the future.
May 27, 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?
May 25, 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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