WASHINGTON, DC—With capital flows shifting decidedly toward North America, and the US in particular, the value of commercial real estate stock held by investors hit a new high of $13.6 trillion in 2014, DTZ says in its annual “Money Into Property” report. North American stock climbed 5% over 2013 and is now 2% above its 2007 peak, and at $4.2 trillion it is gaining on Europe, which saw flat growth last year. Also expected to surpass the ’07 peak is CRE investment in North America in 2015: $390 billion, compared to $373 billion at the height of the previous cycle.

“Foreign investment in the US property markets is soaring,” says Kevin Thorpe, DTZ’s chief economist, in a release accompanying the report. “International capital is now involved in nearly 20% of total sales volume in the US, more than double the norm.’

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