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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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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, ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    on 10 March 2017

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