International Investments: Australia

Last year saw further drawdown in cross-border investments into the U.S., as foreign spending on commercial real estate here fell below $50 billion for the first time since 2014, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA). Although much of that decline can be attributed to continued Chinese pullback and a decrease in Canadian investments compared to […]

The difference in rent and home-price growth is marginal

Rents for U.S. apartments grew 3.7% year over year in 2019, according to data from Reis Inc. This figure was below the rent-growth rates of 5% in 2018 and 3.9% in 2017, and the decline is reflected by a drop in completions compared to prior years. New construction disproportionately impacts rent growth as these properties […]