Private Assets

11DEC 2018


Outlook 2019: European commercial real estate

Demand for European commercial real estate is underpinned by an increase in technology and professional service jobs


30NOV 2018


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


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.


22OCT 2018


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.


24SEP 2018


Where should you invest in private equity today?

As the popularity of private equity investing has risen, some parts of the market look increasingly overcapitalised. We look at where the best opportunities may lie.

20SEP 2018

Fixed Income

Investing in commercial real estate? It’s all about that basis (no trouble)

For discerning commercial real estate investors, we believe the lower cost basis – the initial property acquisition costs - outside of the major, more “glamorous” big cities in the US could offer real value.

04SEP 2018


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.