According to the latest figures, local real estate investments have grown by over 17 per cent to almost $790 billion, and this figure is expected to continue to increase in 2015. In addition, sources are leading us to believe we've only seen the tip of the iceberg in investment portfolio restructuring. With London's looming new capital gain tax on the horizon, it's set to create a substantial shift in the market, sending significant amounts of capital flowing into new investments and new markets. Some of the world's largest real estate funds are also exiting their earlier investments and re-allocating them into new investments and industries. Profits made in emerging markets like Africa and India by local entrepreneurs are also being reallocated and placed into more secure markets or for diversification. Regardless of where international real estate trends are heading, we're sure Canada will be part of it.