Real Estate


19SEP 2017


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.


30AUG 2017


The future of shopping malls and what it means for 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

07AUG 2017


Why Miami, the US gateway to Latin America, is on the up

Miami, ranked 27th on the Global Cities Index, is a hub that plays a crucial role in trade between the US and Latin America.


10APR 2017


Singapore REITs: Do they still possess long term value?

Although currently out of favour, REITs in Singapore could still provide investors with sustainable income over the long term.


08MAR 2017


30-year asset class returns forecast: 2017 update

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.

07MAR 2017


The road to Brexit: what's next for investors?

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.



16DEC 2016


Outlook 2017: European commercial real estate

Individual cities, rather than countries, should be the focus for commercial real estate investing in 2017.

05DEC 2016


Outlook 2017: Global cities

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.


29NOV 2016

Thought Leadership

The international route to a truly diversified property portfolio

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.