Aug 21, 2019
Ann Trandai
Commercial Real Estate - an International Market

International Real Estate Investment in the USA


Which countries invest in USA, why and where do they invest?  Using the research and reports from National Association of Realtors, Ann will discuss the top 50 major metropolitan markets, job creation and population growth in the USA. and which are the top 10 attractive markets for foreign investors. Ann and her family escaped from Vietnam after the war – as one of the thousands of “boat people” who left the country after the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975 – she and her family settled in the US. 


Ann Trandai is the founder and principal of Trandai Realty, a Commercial Real Estate and Investment brokerage in Chicago since 2009.  She also is a partner of Atlanta Maxim Realty International in Atlanta.  She holds the CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designation and the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation. A CCIM is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among an elite corps of 15,000 professionals across North America who holds the CCIM designation.

After receiving her Bachelor and Master degrees in Electrical Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology, she worked at Motorola in the Cellular Division for 14 years. Since moving from the corporate world into the Commercial Real Estate industry, she has invested and successfully attained the prestigious CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation within 10 months whereas her colleagues would take an average of 3 years to earn the same designation. With a Certified MBE (Minority Business Enterprise), she is also the first business women owner in the Chicago Asian American community to earn the CCIM designation. Ann is very involved in the Asian American and her local communities. She has spoken at 4 local realtor boards to promote CCIM education, and a speaker in the panel discussion at IAR Multicultural Seminar on ‘Understanding Asian Real Estate Market in United States’.


Host: Ann Trandai