Commercial Investment Real Estate September/October 2013 - Page 24

Migration What’s driving inbound investment? As th he imm migratiio n debatte ragge d i n Wassh i n g ton, D.C C ., e arlier this y e ar, inb bo un nd interrn a tionall i nvees t o r s weree q uietly estta b l ishing t h e m selvees as b ig pll a y ers in n thee F ed de ral C i t y ’s comm m e r cial reaa l e s t ate m a rkeet . Crosss -bordeer invve s t m e nt in n t h e Districtt o f Colum m b i a jumpeed 8 3 .3 peer c ent yeea r o v e r y e ar t o $ 1.9 billion n in the fi r s t h a lf of 2 0 13 3, accorr d ing to J o nees Laan g LaaS a lle. 22 September | October | 2013 Commercial Investment Real Estate