Report: Foreign Capital Invested $849.1M in DFW Industrial Real Estate in 2018
DALLAS — A new report from CBRE and Real Capital Analytics has found that in 2018, sources of foreign capital invested $849.1 million in industrial real estate throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) market. The metroplex’s volume of industrial investment by foreign capital was second only to Los Angeles. Among foreign countries, Chinese capital sources led the way with 41 percent of the DFW industrial investment, followed by those of Singapore and Canada at 34 and 22 percent, respectively. All told, foreign investors made approximately $14.4 billion of industrial acquisitions in 2018, accounting for about 21 percent of the total investment pie for the asset class across the United States. That figure represents an impressive 152 percent year-over-year increase.