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Volatility in global markets is not expected to deter foreign investment; industrial sector sees record levels, according to JLL.


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Volatility in global markets is not expected to deter foreign investment; industrial sector sees record levels, according to JLL.

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Latest: Foreign Investment Drives Record U.S. Commercial Real Estate Volumes - Volatility in global markets is not expected to deter foreign investment; industrial sector sees record levels, according to JLL.

Foreign Investment Drives Record U.S. Commercial Real Estate Volumes

Volatility in global markets is not expected to deter foreign investment; industrial sector sees record levels, according to JLL.

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