American RE Investors Flock To Europe For Higher Returns

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 7:14 PM EDT) -- Real estate investors in search of higher returns than they can get in the mostly recovered U.S. market are increasingly flocking to Europe, where the economic recovery is still in its beginning stages and higher-risk deals are much easier to come by.

The amount of foreign money coming into Europe's real estate market, particularly from the U.S. and Asia, has risen significantly since 2007, with cross-border property deals currently making up about 18 percent of all of Europe's investment activity, according to a recent report from...
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