Multifamily buyers seek foreign aid in second half of 2015

Owners and developers suggest largest volume of foreign equity will come from China

In a search for more attractive yields, foreign investors will contribute a higher volume of equity towards U.S. multifamily deals during the second half of 2015 — when acquisitions volume could peak. According to CBRE’s Global Investor Intentions Survey, 53 percent of global real estate investors plan to increase investment volume this year, with 38 percent planning to invest outside of their region.