The Big Apple has emerged as the premier Tech City in this year’s index, overtaking San Francisco
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Rising on a global stage, tech centres such as Bengaluru, Chengdu and Buenos Aires are magnets for talent in their regions, supported by lower-cost real estate
Chinese Tech cities now account for a higher share of VC investment than their US counterparts
"The young and the elderly are shaping demand for some of the industry's fastest growing asset classes"
"The way people live is changing, social trends and demographic shifts are altering the type of accommodation people inhabit. This is driving demand for ‘alternative’ forms of accommodation"
"The growth of international student enrolment continues to drive the demand for quality purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA)"
"The market is responding to changing occupier demands by offering new and hybrid models that challenge conventional asset classes"
"Investment in beds is now attracting institutional investment at scale"
"The cross-border search for scale has seen record investment volumes with significant increases witnessed in Germany and France"
"Trends in higher education student enrolment have continued to diverge among the most globally important markets"
"As the market matures students have come to demand higher quality from their living accommodation"
"Investment growth will continue as pioneers sell and recapitalise, fuelling investment activity with more trading stock"