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Economics

21FEB 2019

Why the Fourth Industrial Revolution may create beach hotspots for investors

With data becoming increasingly critical to our digital economy, Global Cities' Ben Forster explains why beachfront real estate is now hot property.

2018

MAY

10MAY 2018

Economics

The rise of 'meta cities' and the impact on real estate investing

Hugo Machin, of the Schroders Global Cities blog, explains the rise of a new breed of 'meta cities'

FEBRUARY

07FEB 2018

Economics

Rising global cities: ones to watch in 2018

We highlight investible cities around the world that have the potential to rise up the ranks of the Schroders Global Cities index in 2018

JANUARY

24JAN 2018

Economics

Los Angeles claims top spot in Schroders Global Cities 30 index for the second time

LA is ranked no.1 while Chinese cities are most improved and London falls.

2017

NOVEMBER

16NOV 2017

Economics

How millennials are transforming the US housing market

More millennials are renting homes rather than buying, prompting large listed companies to cater to the trend, explains our Global Cities blog

OCTOBER

26OCT 2017

Economics

How Philadelphia’s diverse economy is helping revive the East Coast underdog

Fallen manufacturing giant Philadelphia, ranked 25th in the Schroders Global Cities Index, is fighting back thanks to technological innovation, its location and world-class educational facilities.

13OCT 2017

Economics

Amazon hunts for its perfect global city

The Global Cities team analyses Amazon's blueprint for the perfect global city.

SEPTEMBER

19SEP 2017

Economics

Why Paris is on the up: tourism, transport and Brexit

Paris is ranked 16th in our Global Cities index. With tourism recovering and transport links improving it should be an attractive proposition to property investors.