Survey methodology and composition of respondents
The 22-question Americas Investor Intentions Survey 2017 was conducted among CBRE clients between January 6 and February 6, 2017. The Americas survey is part of the larger global survey, for which nearly 2,000 responses were received.
Nearly 1,000 survey respondents indicated that the Americas is the global region which they are most responsible for in their current position. This report covers the responses of these investors.
The Americas survey respondents represent a wide cross-section of real estate companies and investor types. The largest category is fund or asset managers at 28%, followed by private property companies at 14% of the total. Private equity firms, developers and REITs were also well-represented by the survey.
The survey respondents invest in a wide variety of investment modes. Most investors use multiple types of investment vehicles (and chose multiple types in the survey).
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