Commercial Real Estate News for Thursday, March 8

In Thursday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at how Korean investors are hot on the US CRE market, the state of the B.C. market, the senior housing sector, and so much more.


Korean Investors Are Hot On US Commercial Real Estate

South Korean capital remains one of the most sought after sources of funding for US commercial real estate. Although cross-border real estate investments have been coming from Korea for the last 25 years, attorneys at Mayer Brown say there has been “off the charts activity” in the last two or three years.
Commercial real estate agents in British Columbia are about to be exposed to a crossfire of government regulations targeted at the residential sector.

Senior Housing Sector Suffering Effects from Recent Supply Glut

The problem facing the sector in a nutshell is too much senior housing stock added in too short a timeframe. With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day, it would seem demand would be fairly strong.

RealtyShare’s Latest Survey Reveals Many Americans Believe Commercial Real Estate is Critical to Improving Local Communities

RealtyShares, an online marketplace for real estate investing, announced on Wednesday the results from its Commercial Real Estate Investing Survey, which was conducted online among over 2,000 U.S. adults in December 2017 by Harris Poll on its behalf. The results revealed that many Americans believe commercial real estate is a catalyst for improving local communities.

In Real Estate, It Pays to Put Women on the Board, Study Shows

Shares of REITs with a greater-than-average share of female directors outperformed REITs with all-male boards by 2.33 percentage points over five years.

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