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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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Hong Kong Residential - Cooling but not crashing

19th May 2016

By TIM JOWETT

The Hong Kong residential market has been sliding for nearly a year. How severe will the correction be?

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Recovery stable despite heightened uncertainty

19th May 2016

By BRIAN BIGGS

The world economy appears to be stabilising after a turbulent start to the year. 

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Threats and opportunities in UK property

19th May 2016

By TIM FRANCIS

Economic and political uncertainty have risen in the UK and London. What are the threats and opportunities this uncertainty carries?

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Where next for global real estate markets?

7th April 2016

By CYNTHIA PARPA

Global real estate returns have been recovering for the last six years. Have they now passed their peak?

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Markets calming but cyclical headwinds strengthening

6th April 2016

By GRAHAM PARRY

We expect the global economy to record a moderate expansion in 2016 but the downside risks have increased. 

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Global industrial: out of the shed and into the spotlight

5th April 2016

By BRIAN BIGGS

Global industrial and logistics property recorded a great 2015. What are the sector's key themes for 2016 and beyond? 

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UK property leaders upbeat despite market turbulence

4th March 2016

By SAM MONGER

A new survey of property leaders, commissioned by the British Property Federation (BPF) and Grosvenor, indicates a positive short-term outlook for 2016, and far less certainty longer term. 

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