The flow of global real estate capital is more diverse than ever before—and so are the risks. While there is still a high degree of confidence and predictability in particular real estate markets, investors are increasingly interested in smaller economies and secondary markets, and experts warn current historically-low capitalization rates may not last.
These risk and rewards—and the rapid globalization of real estate capital flow—were discussed at the George Washington University’s inaugural Global Real Estate Conference, “Where Does the Smart Capital Flow?” hosted by the GW School of Business Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis (CREUA) and presenting sponsor VIVA Group on March 26.
The conference, held in New York’s Financial District, brought together academics and practitioners in the field of global real estate capital from China, India, Mexico, The Netherlands, Germany and from across the United States for a critical face-to-face discussion about the opportunities and challenges associated with the provision of global capital. Click for complete article.