American property conference at AmCham

September 25, 2014 — On Tuesday, I spoke at an American property conference at AmCham in Hong Kong. The event, which  featured Jennifer Anderson from KPMG and Sam Van Horebeek from East-West Property Advisors, drew a full house. You can listen to my presentation, Investing in U.S. Real Estate—Macroeconomic Considerations for Foreign Buyers, here. The […]

Why invest in U.S. real estate?

The following is a transcript of presentation entitled Why invest in U.S. real estate? at the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong on September 23, 2014. An audio recording of the presentation is available here. Why would someone living outside the United States—in particular a Hong Kong resident—invest in U.S. real estate? This presentation […]

Landed Japan update

September 15, 2014 — A lot has happened since May 2010, so here’s a  Landed Japan update. The earthquake Topping the list is the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the subsequent tsunami, and the explosion, fire and ongoing release of radioactive material from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The disaster killed more than […]