Jan 11 2014

Colliers: 2014 Global Investor Sentiment Report

Colliers has released the 2014 Global Investor Sentiment Report chronicling the feedback from over 500 global respondents regarding their plans, targets and strategies.

colliers2014globalinvestorWhere will global property investors be buying in 2014? Surprisingly, despite recent economic uncertainty, investors are willing to look beyond political circumstances and invest in areas with strong property fundamentals. Overall, our new Global Investor Sentiment Survey finds optimism in the economic outlook for 2014, and with this increased confidence, many investors are planning to expand, especially in ‘safe-haven’ cities.

Colliers annual in-depth survey reveals responses from 522 of the most active real estate investors in the U.S., Canada,  Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. At least one-in-five of them manage global property portfolios of more than $5 billion dollars each. The survey results highlight a number of key indicators in investment strategy and criteria including the overall appetite for real estate assets, risk tolerance, debt use and destination cities where competition to find good deals is increasing.

The robust survey provides a global overview of investor trends and expectations by region, sector and asset type along with the impact of key influences and activity. Find out where optimism, balanced with caution is leading investors to the most attractive regions in 2014.

Key questions covered in the report include:

  • What cities are considered the best ‘safe haven’ cities?
  • What is the investor outlook for the next six months, and 12 months?
  • Where are investors sourcing capital?
  • What local products appeal to foreign buyers in Latin America?
  • Where are UK, Asia and Canadian investors buying out of country?
  • What are the anticipated impacts of rising debt cost?

Download the Full 2014 Global Investor Sentiment Report

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