Asian property investment: who is spending, and where?

As global investment into property by Chinese and Hong Kong investors nears record levels, we track who is spending and where

Chinese and Hong Kong investors have splashed more than $41.8bn (£31.5bn) on international property in 2017 so far, a near-record level reached despite the Chinese government’s tightened capital controls. Research compiled by Real Capital Analytics reveals that the 20 most active investors from China and Hong Kong accounted for $7bn of transactions. They focused their attention mainly on the US, where they have collectively spent almost $4.2bn in the first eight months of the year. In