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.
The decline of malls in the US has caused concern among real estate investors. Our Global Cities blog looks at what it might mean for shopping centres in the UK and Europe
Miami, ranked 27th on the Global Cities Index, is a hub that plays a crucial role in trade between the US and Latin America.
Although currently out of favour, REITs in Singapore could still provide investors with sustainable income over the long term.
The Schroders Economics Group provides its annual update of its 30-year return forecasts for a range of asset classes. Equities remain the asset class offering the greatest potential for returns.
With the UK expected to start the process of leaving the EU this month, we asked a panel of investment and economic experts covering a variety of areas, from real estate to European equities, what they are looking out for in the coming months.
Volatility is likely in 2017 in a changing landscape for real estate, but a long-term focus on the strongest companies in the strongest global cities should prove beneficial.
Most investors are aware of the importance of diversification, but many still tend to favour domestic markets. This home bias is particularly prevalent amongst investors in direct real estate (“bricks and mortar” as opposed to tradeable property securities). We argue that the best opportunities lie in a portfolio that is diversified internationally.