March 29, 2017

After playing a minor role for the past few decades, Japanese investors are poised to once again ramp up their presence in the U.S. real estate market.

The increased Japanese interest in U.S. real estate “is being driven by limited opportunities to grow their portfolios within their home market,” said Lucy Fletcher, a managing director at JLL’s global capital markets group. That’s partly due to low yields on assets in Japan amid a negative interest-rate environment.


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