MAJORITY OF REAL ESTATE INVESTORS IN THE AMERICAS EXPECT TO BE NET BUYERS IN 2017, CBRE SURVEY FINDS

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 DALLAS – March 13, 2017 – The prospect of increased U.S. economic growth combined with less regulation means that investor sentiment for commercial real estate investment is marginally more positive than last year, despite the potential for rising interest rates, according to the CBRE Americas Investor Intentions Survey 2017 (attached).

The 2017 survey results reveal that investors will remain actively engaged in real estate investment this year, with the majority (67%) intending to be net buyers (more acquisitions than dispositions). The percentage of net buyers has increased since 2015 (60%) and 2016 (65%). The vast majority of these investors (83%) intend to maintain or increase their purchasing activity in 2017

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