High-net-worth investors are expected to continue pouring capital into U.S. commercial real estate in 2016, experts say, but they are fine-tuning their strategies to enter markets in which institutional investors are too risk-averse to play.
As 2016 wraps, it is expected that transaction data for private investors will show an increase in investment volume but that it will be more spread out into secondary and tertiary markets, according to Richard Putnam, managing director of the Western region capital markets group at real estate services firm Colliers International. Putnam defines private investors as individual investors and family offices.. . . more