Shanghai, March 16- Overseas’ real estate investment, with advantages in assets hedge, social welfare and children’s education is attracting more and more Chinese individual investors.
China’s overseas commercial and residential real estate investment reached US$33 billion last year, which is an all-time high. 74.9% were for investment purposes and 56.1% for their children’s education. Immigration also occupied a high proportion, according to the report Global Real Estate Outlook 2017 from JLL.
What are the most worthy investment destinations might be the biggest concern of Chinese investors. The report shows that the United Kingdom, with its pleasant climate, advanced medical care andeducation level, has become the first choice for more than eight of ten Chinese buyers.
不少英国本土地产开发公司嗅到了商机，创立于2010年的伦敦地产开发商Almacantar就是其中之一，已迅速在市中心收购了包括Centre Point、Marble Arch Place、CAA House等在内的150多万平方英尺的优质地产。
A great many British real estate development companies have smelt the business opportunities. Almacantar is one of them, rapidly acquiring more than 1.5 million square feet of high-quality real estate in central London.
The main consideration is the location. Mike Hussey, CEO of the company, said they are making efforts to provide buyers with beautiful parks and urban landscapes, rich art and recreational facilities and high-quality home design.
Its first project Centre Point, which is a redevelopment of London’s iconic secondary protection building in Oxford Street, will be completed this summer.