LOS ANGELES—Foreign investors are specifically looking at high-profile development sites, according to Laurie Lustig-Bower, EVP at CBRE. Lustig-Bower is speaking on the development update panel at the upcoming RealShare Apartments conference, where she will discuss the issues and challenges developers are facing in today’s marketplace, including competition from foreign investors.

“I plan to discuss the high desirability across the buyer spectrum, from domestic to international clients that are looking for land to build either apartment communities or condominium communities,” Lustig-Bower tells GlobeSt.com, adding that other hot-button development topics include the costs of construction, the decision to build rental units or condo units and the types of returns developers want.

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