NEW YORK CITY-These days China and India are getting plenty of attention on the international real estate investment front. But firms need look no further than the countries south of the US border to find many opportunities, said speakers here at Jones Lang LaSalle’s Latin American Capital Markets Perspective conference.

“We’ve seen tremendous interest in South America,” said Colin Dyer, JLL’s president and CEO. “South America is offering increasing levels of economic growth, and with it, increasing levels of returns in real estate.”

Though all of the markets in Latin America are different, they do share some common recent traits. Many of those countries are newly politically stable, their currencies have improved from levels of prior years, infrastructures are being updated and there is increasing market transparency.

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