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Silver cities - Planning for an ageing population

Silver cities - Planning for an ageing population

5th March 2018

By GRAHAM PARRY

The world is ageing, particularly in advanced economies. Over the next 30 years, we will see an extra 15,000 people reaching retirement age in the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member countries every single day.

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Global monetary conditions tightening

Global monetary conditions tightening

13th December 2017

By BRIAN BIGGS

The world economy continues to enjoy its best health since the Global Financial Crisis, with both emerging markets and advanced economies reporting stronger growth.

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Post-Brexit London demographics and population growth

Post-Brexit London demographics and population growth

13th December 2017

By XAVIERE ROUDEIX-CROUAN

Major shifts in demographics such as a reduction in population growth or ageing can have a large impact on economic growth and real estate trends for decades.

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Q&A Kennedy Town, Hong Kong Neighbourhood Study

Q&A Kennedy Town, Hong Kong Neighbourhood Study

13th December 2017

By TIM JOWETT

Grosvenor Asia Pacific recently released their second research study on Hong Kong neighbourhoods. This Q&A discusses the key findings from that research.

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Reflationary forces emerging

Reflationary forces emerging

25th July 2017

By BRIAN BIGGS

The Global recovery continues to strengthen

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Finding value in Paris’ emerging neighbourhoods

Finding value in Paris’ emerging neighbourhoods

25th July 2017

By DAVID REES

This article examines the opportunities in the Paris residential market, which are particularly concentrated in the north east of the city, where new vibrant neighbourhoods are emerging.

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Q&A - London residential property market

Q&A - London residential property market

25th July 2017

By NATHAN WILSON

This Q&A discusses the current state of London's residential property market in the wake of last year's EU referendum

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Green Shoots in the Global Recovery

Green Shoots in the Global Recovery

5th May 2017

By BRIAN BIGGS

Momentum in the global economy has remained surprisingly robust so far in 2017. 

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Finding returns in a low-yield world

Finding returns in a low-yield world

5th May 2017

By GRAHAM PARRY

What impact will higher interest rates have on property markets? How far and how fast will global bond yields rise? 

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What is being done to tackle poor air quality in cities?

What is being done to tackle poor air quality in cities?

5th May 2017

By SIMON CHINN

Combatting air pollution is a major challenge for cities across the globe. What does this mean for the real estate sector?

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Is the US market reaching a cyclical turning point?

16th December 2016

By EILEEN MARRINAN

The US's eight-year economic expansion is maturing. What are the growth prospects in the economy and real estate? 

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Positive growth despite year of turmoil

15th December 2016

By BRIAN BIGGS

What’s next for the Global economy following a year of geopolitical turmoil?

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Opportunities in the Paris residential market

15th December 2016

By DAVID REES

Paris is one of Europe’s best performing residential real estate markets. What are the best long-term investment opportunities?

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Hong Kong Neighbourhoods - a 'Living cities' perspective

17th October 2016

By TIM JOWETT

Grosvenor Asia Pacific takes a closer look at Hong Kong's neighbourhoods and the views of their residents.

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Global central banks remain cautious

7th October 2016

By BRIAN BIGGS

Policy makers have growing concerns over the scale of China's credit bubble.

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Stamp duty, house prices and irrational buyers

7th October 2016

By NATHAN WILSON

Despite recent reforms to stamp duty land tax in the UK, buyer and seller psychology continues to distort the efficient pricing of housing.

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Assessing the European investment market

7th October 2016

By DAVID REES

Following a record year for European investment in 2015, how has the market fared so far this year in comparison? Where are the opportunities in European property?

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Inflation - Dead or Hibernating

22nd August 2016

By BRIAN BIGGS

Inflation has flat-lined since the GFC. What impact will this have on long-term market rental growth and total returns?

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Global growth continues to underwhelm

22nd August 2016

By GRAHAM PARRY

The global economy continues to underperform and risks remain skewed to the downside.

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Real estate equities to become a class of their own

22nd August 2016

By CYNTHIA PARPA

Real estate equities are soon to be elevated to a dedicated industry class. What impact will the reclassification have on the sector? 

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