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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.

Economics

11DEC 2018

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NOVEMBER

30NOV 2018

Economics

Amazon HQ2 - "Mr. Bezos, why didn’t you call?"

If Jeff Bezos had called the Global Cities team we could have saved him a year’s worth of work.

27NOV 2018

Economics

Freebie, anyone?

Schroders has developed a tool to measure a building’s proximity to transport hubs, which could underpin long-term returns of certain companies.

OCTOBER

22OCT 2018

Economics

Why psychology is the secret ingredient in the success of global cities

Real estate investors may not be aware of the impact psychology can have on cities.

SEPTEMBER

04SEP 2018

Economics

The housing affordability puzzle – is it really so puzzling?

We explore why global cities continue to attract young professionals and argue that living in such places is good value, despite the high costs of housing.

AUGUST

08AUG 2018

Economics

The data boom in Chinese cities and what it means for real estate investing

China is at the forefront of a technological revolution and the quantity of data it will yield is unprecedented. For investors in companies based in the country’s global cities, this could bring compelling opportunities.

JULY

04JUL 2018

Economics

How the high street is being reinvented in global cities

Death of the high street? Hugo Machin, a Global Cities investor and blogger, explains why certain retail locations are thriving

JUNE

21JUN 2018

Economics

Brexit vote two years on: seven charts that tell the story

On the anniversary of the UK's vote to leave the European Union we look at the timeline to Brexit and what's happened in markets and the UK economy.