British and Canadian second home purchasers often buy property overseas, while the French and Americans stay closer to home
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The Big Apple has emerged as the premier Tech City in this year’s index, overtaking San Francisco
People of all ages are embracing more flexible forms of living, creating opportunity for providers of ‘alternative’ residential rental assets
The senior housing rental model brings amenity-rich rental housing to older generations. Will it translate into new markets?
"A range of demographic groups are looking for more from their residential accommodation. Investors are capitalising on the opportunity"
"Affordability constraints in the sales market have driven more people to rent, but the flexibility renting offers has made it a lifestyle choice too"
"Investment into ‘alternative’ residential assets continues to increase, at a time when investment into other asset classes is declining. The sector is benefiting from investor focus on operational assets and favourable structural changes in demand"
"For each asset class, we have ranked the main global markets according to their attractiveness to investors across the three residential sectors"
"Student housing, multifamily and senior rental housing all share the same basic principles, but each is tailored to their residents’ requirements"
"Many countries are experiencing a fall in their student-aged population, which makes international students particularly important. Improving higher education standards across the globe are broadening choice and making the competition for international students greater than ever"
"People of all ages are embracing more flexible forms of living, creating opportunity for providers of ‘alternative’ residential rental assets"
"Global investment volumes dipped slightly in 2018, but remain high by historical levels at over $17bn"
"A variety of institutional investors are increasingly active in the market. But, developer owner-operators still play a key role"
"Joint ventures between global players are common and allow investors to achieve scale"
Impacts – the future of global real estate
Our latest edition of Impacts focuses on ‘disruption’ and how widespread economic, political, demographic and technological upheaval is changing real estate.