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    The rise of flexible office space and what it means for real estate investors

    It is a well-recognised and frequently discussed fact that real estate has become so much more than ...
    on 23 October 2018

    Build-to-rent: the new kid on the block?

    Large scale multi-family residential developments have long been part of the US and Canadian real ...
    on 21 August 2018

    The pouring of Asian investor liquidity into real estate assets

    Excess liquidity: two words to describe the current state of play for investors in Asia. Of course, ...
    on 05 June 2018

    The changing face of the UK high street

    Real estate, as we all know, is a fickle love. While the alternative classes become ever more ...
    on 03 May 2018

    Students spark global diversification in real estate investment

    It’s that time of year again, when the next round of school leavers wait with baited breath for ...
    on 05 April 2018

    Investing in the elderly: the rise of care homes as alternative property assets

    It’s a well-documented fact that the world’s population is ageing. Grosvenor’s Graham Parry ...
    on 23 March 2018

    Will Far Eastern capital continue to find safe haven in UK real estate?

    In my previous post I commented that, so long as the spread between treasuries and yields remains ...
    on 06 March 2018

    UK Capital Gains Tax changes: Bad news for the real estate sector, or not?

    On 22 November 2017, UK Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced an intention to charge overseas ...
    on 15 February 2018

    A look back over MIPIM 2017: hot topics and trends

    Last week, First Names from our Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Luxembourg and Netherlands ...
    on 24 March 2017

    Commercial real estate: 2016 - a year to remember

    As MIPIM 2017 fast approaches, with 23,000 delegates expected to converge on Cannes next week for ...
    on 10 March 2017

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