Economy Watch Weekly: Chinese Investment in US CRE Dropped By Half in ’17

Which U.S. markets and property sectors were most impacted by the pullback in Chinese investment? Economy Editor Dees Stribling discusses the latest Cushman & Wakefield report on the topic, for the week ending March 30, 2018.

Following China’s State Council implementing a framework regulating outbound investments, the country’s investment in U.S. commercial real estate dropped dramatically in 2017, according to a recent Cushman & Wakefield report. The report estimates Chinese investment in U.S. CRE dropped by more than half—55 percent—in 2017, totaling just $7.3 billion, compared to the hefty $16.2 billion total in 2016. But which markets and property types felt the most impact? Economy Editor Dees Stibling delves into the full report, for the week ending March 30, 2018.