The U.S. office property market continue to attract overseas investors, reports real estate services firm Colliers. Year-to-date cross-border investment in the office sector stands at $26 billion, a full 50 percent increase from the first three quarters of 2015, the firm reports.
This year-over-year spread could rise further as the fourth quarter is generally the most active period for investment.
Here's where the most active foreign investors in U.S. office properties were from as of the third quarter of 2016.
CROSS-BORDER INVESTMENT IN THE U.S. Q3 2016
GERMANY invested in 7 properties totaling $1.9 billion
HONG KONG invested in 2 properties totaling $1.5 billion
SWITZERLAND invested in 85 properties totaling $1.5 billion
NORWAY invested in 4 properties totaling $969,000
CANADA invested in 20 properties totaling $824,000
UK invested in 7 properties totaling $580,000
SOUTH KOREA invested in 2 properties totaling $552,000
JAPAN invested in 4 properties totaling $546,000
QATAR invested in 3 properties totaling $968,000
SOURCES: Colliers, Real Capital Analytics