Asians invested a record amount of money into overseas real estate in 2017 and are projected to invest even more this year, reports the Financial Times (29 March 2018). Last year saw Asian investors across Asia investing $83.4 billion into overseas commercial property, of which close to $35.5 billion went towards Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. According to Carrie Law, CEO of, “We know there is tremendous pent-up demand for overseas real estate, with stability and diversification more important to most buyers than capital gains and yields.”