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Emerging Trends in Real Estate in Europe 2017 and beyond

06 Sep, 2017

Emerging Trends in Real Estate in Europe 2017 and beyond

Investors continue to see value in real estate across many parts of Europe. However, return expectations are being scaled down, and the importance of active asset management...

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The Long View: How Will The Global Economic Order Change by 2050?

06 Sep, 2017

The Long View: How Will The Global Economic Order Change by 2050?

We do believe it is possible to trace out the broad shape of economic power shifts over this period....

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Five Global Retail Trends 2017

06 Sep, 2017

Five Global Retail Trends 2017

There are 5 biggest retail trends impacting the industry today. Some of these trends have already emerged, with many of the biggest retailers beginning to respond and adapt their strategies accordingly....

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European Hotel M&A Trends for 2017

07 Sep, 2017

European Hotel M&A Trends for 2017

2016 saw the completion of two of the sectors largest megadeals that were announced at the end of 2015: Marriott International’s acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts was completed in September 2016...

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TOP 7 Forecasts For the Next 10 Years of China

07 Sep, 2017

TOP 7 Forecasts For the Next 10 Years of China

China’s transformation over the past 30 years can be illustrated in a number of dramatic ways: sleepy coastal towns turned high-tech manufacturing centers; Shanghai’s quaint riverfront sprouting an iconic...

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Retail Future

15 Sep, 2017

Retail Future

Ever since Amazon began selling books online in 1995, retailers — and plenty of other commentators — have been asking what role, if any, physical stores might play in the retail arena....

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Amsterdam: One Of The Best Place To Grow

15 Sep, 2017

Amsterdam: One Of The Best Place To Grow

Amsterdam had another good year in 2016. Supply is still increasing, but the enforcement of official curbs on hotel development should help limit growth and help lift existing hotel performance further....

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Top 3 Economic predictions for 2017

21 Sep, 2017

Top 3 Economic predictions for 2017

After falling to below 30 $ a barrel — lows not seen for over a decade — in January last year, oil prices have been back on the rise, almost doubling to around $52 a barrel by December....

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Berlin: One Of The Best Place To Grow

26 Sep, 2017

Berlin: One Of The Best Place To Grow

Berlin is a vibrant city and an attractive destination for international travellers. The city was hit by a terrorism attack in December 2016 — but reports suggest it has had a relatively short-term impact. RevP...

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Retail and Consumer Products Trends

02 Oct, 2017

Retail and Consumer Products Trends

At the turn of the last century, Marshall Field’s built the world’s biggest chandelier and the first retail escalator in its flagship Chicago location. This turned the fledgling department store concept into...

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Urban World: The Global Consumers to Watch

02 Oct, 2017

Urban World: The Global Consumers to Watch

Dramatic demographic shifts are transforming the world’s consumer landscape. Just three groups of consumers are set to generate half of global urban consumption growth from 2015 to 2030....

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Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Trends

03 Oct, 2017

Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Trends

The global luxury market comprises 10 segments, including personal luxury goods, luxury cars, luxury hospitality, luxury cruises, designer furniture, fine food, fine wines and spirits, yachts, private jets and...

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Dublin: One Of The Best Place To Grow

04 Oct, 2017

Dublin: One Of The Best Place To Grow

A myriad of factors including the continued economic recovery and improved air access, has helped demand for hotels in Dublin continue apace. 2016 marked double digit growth in RevPAR for the third year...

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World Foreign Direct Investment Trends UNCTAD 2017 (Part 1)

08 Oct, 2017

World Foreign Direct Investment Trends UNCTAD 2017 (Part 1)

Global investment is seeing a modest recovery, with projections for 2017 cautiously optimistic. Higher economic growth expectations across major regions, a resumption of growth in trade and a recovery...

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World Foreign Direct Investment Trends UNCTAD 2017 (Part 2)

08 Oct, 2017

World Foreign Direct Investment Trends UNCTAD 2017 (Part 2)

In 2016, global FDI flows decreased by 2 per cent to $1.75 trillion, showing that the road to full FDI recovery remains bumpy. Intracompany loans recorded a sizable drop; equity investments were boosted by...

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Lisbon: One Of The Best Place To Grow

12 Oct, 2017

Lisbon: One Of The Best Place To Grow

Following three consecutive strong years in RevPAR growth, we forecast continued growth in Lisbon’s hotel market. Limited new supply and large conferences and events planned in the city are expected to push ADR...

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Say Goodbye to the China Bid (By Aaron Back)

13 Oct, 2017

Say Goodbye to the China Bid (By Aaron Back)

In the years ahead, financial markets around the world will have to live without the ever-present China bid. Whether China was a savvy investor or the dumb money, asset prices will likely be lower....

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Real estate — the 2030 view

20 Oct, 2017

Real estate — the 2030 view

We are building buildings into a technological future that we have no idea what it will look like...

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7 Future Cities of the World

20 Oct, 2017

7 Future Cities of the World

With a drastic increase in population of the world and the space getting smaller — inventors, architects, developers are all coming up with unique and inventive ideas to utilize more and more space — ideas like...

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Milan: One Of The Best Place To Grow

28 Oct, 2017

Milan: One Of The Best Place To Grow

​Milan is one of the most important Italian cities not only for business but also for international fashion and fairs. The hotel market experienced considerable growth in 2015, driven by the EXPO....

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Madrid: One Of The Best Place To Grow

17 Nov, 2017

Madrid: One Of The Best Place To Grow

As the Spanish economy is expected to continue its recovery and Madrid gains further competitiveness as a major business centre, expectations for the hotel market remain favorable....

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Frankfurt: One Of The Best Place To Grow

29 Nov, 2017

Frankfurt: One Of The Best Place To Grow

As Germany’s financial and business center, Frankfurt’s hotel market is expected to benefit from the country’s economic growth as well as recovering Eurozone countries into 2017 and 2018....

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London: One Of The Best Place To Grow

05 Dec, 2017

London: One Of The Best Place To Grow

London saw RevPAR declines in nine months in 2016 but latterly saw a dramatic rally which has continued into 2017. Positive economic growth and the weak pound should help boost travel demand and we forecast...

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Global Growth in 2018 Will Be «As Good As It Gets», Goldman, Barclays Say

01 Jan, 2018

Global Growth in 2018 Will Be «As Good As It Gets», Goldman, Barclays Say

Outlooks for next year from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS, -0.61%) and Barclays Plc (BCS, -0.32%) predict global growth will reach 4%, with G7 economies expected to beat projections for the first time since 2010...

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Retail Sector Faces ‘Fight to Survive' in 2018

10 Jan, 2018

Retail Sector Faces ‘Fight to Survive' in 2018

Lacklustre consumer spending will particularly hurt the sector, as a result of disposable incomes being squeezed by a jump in inflation coupled with stagnant wage growth...

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The top wine trends for 2018

28 Jan, 2018

The top wine trends for 2018

What does 2018 have in store for wine? Here are the experts' top predictions....

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