Foreign investment has poured into Florida’s commercial real estate markets in recent years. What is driving it, and will it last?


Globally, cross-border commercial property investment has been bolstered by low interest rates, low inflation, growth in developing economies and a strong desire to diversify into real estate. Florida has proven to be an attractive destination for foreign investors thanks to its rapidly growing population, economy and labor force; the powerful global brand of its major cities; and strong cultural and economic ties to Latin America and beyond. Unfolding changes in the global economic and political landscape could impact the volume of foreign capital entering the state, as well as the type and location of assets acquired. To learn more, download CBRE Florida Research's report, "Florida: A Destination for Global Capital."