Just 6 months into 2014, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) data has shown Chinese residential investment overseas skyrocketing 84% while institutional investment in property overseas increased by 17%, reports Reuters (30 July 2014). London ranks top with Chinese institutional investors who have invested $2.3 billion so far, followed by San Francisco ($548 million) and Chicago ($365 million). Other favourite destinations included fourth-place Sydney and Madrid. In terms of retail investment, Juwai.com reports show the US ranks #1 with Chinese buyers. Australia and Canada comes in as a close second and third. Juwai.com Co-CEO, Andrew Taylor says, "We have not seen any measurable impact on Chinese demand for property in Canada as a result of the ending of the investment visa program."