Why Foreign Investment in the US Looks Different

Published Friday, September 27, 2019
by Holly Dotton

Three years ago, Chinese investment in U.S. real estate hit a peak of $46.5 billion. The country’s biggest players—Anbang and Wanda Group—plunked down billions of dollars for high-profile properties in core markets of the country, including New York City. But now, with an investing atmosphere shaken by trade wars, uncertainty surrounding the stability of the U.S. government and the ever-looming threat of a recession, what foreign investment looks like in the U.S. has experienced a significant shift.