Investing in U.S. Commercial Real Estate: A Tale of Two Cities

"Investors clearly prefer urban markets to suburban markets today."


Increased demand for U.S. commercial real estate assets and a maturity in the property cycle have been major contributors to the volume of CRE in the U.S. But certain game changers add a dimension and complexity to the variables affecting CRE, shaping the landscape of certain cities as they generate economic growth. A bifurcation of metros into urban and non-urban markets is developing into a “tale of two cities.”

This whitepaper outlines new insights about the major metro gateway cities and secondary markets, and why they’re the most likely destinations for investment in 2016.