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14AUG 2019

Six reasons global cities could save the world

Far from being a contributor to climate change, cities may actually provide the solution to tackling the world’s most pressing issue.

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2018

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.

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

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.