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Buyer’s Market: Flush with foreign capital, Los Angeles has become a hot spot for Chinese investors

By Juwai, 11 December 2012
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China is now home to 1 million millionaires and 100 billionaires, and many of them are looking at California for real estate.

From the years 2000 and 2011 California was faced with US$1.3 billion in Chinese investment deals, $560 million of which was from 2011 alone.

In 2010, there were approximately 401,000 Chinese tourists that visited California, a 49% increase from the year before. 70% of the 401,000 estimate set Los Angeles County as their destination of travel. 

Approximately 250,000 mainland born Chinese reside in the LA area, and about 62,000 businesses there are Chinese-owned.

Read the full story on Los Angeles Magazine's website.