Contrary to some investors’ opinion, real estate assets are not gold bars, but living assets whose value can be enhanced.
The introduction of 5G mobile networks will have a significant impact on real estate investors.
The prospect of further restrictions on China’s property developers could open up a massive opportunity for real estate investors.
Foreign investors are becoming more active in China as the market undergoes cyclical and structural changes.
Blockchain-linked digital securities are being touted as a way to improve real estate liquidity, but will they work in practice?
Asian investors have mainly focused on investing in Europe’s larger cities; however less-recognised sectors and locations may offer better value.
Despite substantial capital raising by Asian real estate funds, the continent looks less exposed to the risk of excess dry powder than other regions.
The concept of resilience has become increasingly important in investing, with a major focus on climate change, nonetheless there is a multitude of other change risks: demographic, economic, political and technological.
Sustainable buildings offer clear cost advantages to occupiers and the benefits are now more quantifiable than ever.
In the hit TV series Billions, hedge fund mogul Bobby Axelrod receives a birthday gift, membership to “the foremost luxury bunker for end times, a hedge against humanity”.
Asian property developers have been investing billions of pounds into London property in the run up to the UK’s departure from the European Union.
As 2019 looms, Prospects picks out a few factors which real estate investors ought to bear in mind for the year ahead.
For investors in developing markets, security of title can be a nightmare.
The most interesting company in retail real estate is neither a retailer nor a property firm.
Much has been written about the fourth industrial revolution, which refers to the development of technologies which blur the lines between the physical, digital, and biological.
Whether a location is “walkable” is not just a consideration for tourists, planners and environmentalists, but something real estate investors should consider.
Imagine that, early this year, you sold a property for $10m and opted to take payment in Bitcoin.
Rising US interest rates present little threat to Asian real estate investors.
South Korea’s real estate market has rapidly matured over the past decade and overseas interest continues to increase.
The first great wave of Chinese investment in overseas real estate has peaked and it will be some time before restrictions on outbound investment are relaxed.
At the recent annual plenary sessions of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the three major tasks identified for the next five years were controlling financial risks, poverty alleviation, and environmental protection.
India’s developers are heading back to the equity markets and the nation is set to see its first real estate investment trust this year.