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Making Sense of Brexit: What Happens to UK Property Markets After the Vote?

Making Sense of Brexit: What Happens to UK Property Markets After the Vote?

With the Brexit vote is complete, and the divorce proceedings of the UK from the European Union is now afoot, with considerable uncertainty and no real precedent, the future implications for UK's property markets are significant. Read More »


Property Investment in European Outlet Centers Explode 300 Percent Since 2013

Property Investment in European Outlet Centers Explode 300 Percent Since 2013

According to CBRE, over €1.1 billion ($1.26 billion USD) was invested into European Outlet Centres in 2015, with transaction volumes more than three times the number recorded three years prior. Read More »

London Skyscraper Rents Rising Faster Than Any Other Global City

London Skyscraper Rents Rising Faster Than Any Other Global City

According to the latest Skyscraper Index from Knight Frank, office rents in London's skyscrapers are rising faster than those in any other global city. Read More »

Despite Strong Online Competition, Global Retailers Expanding in 2016

Despite Strong Online Competition, Global Retailers Expanding in 2016

Retailers are expanding their networks of stores internationally this year despite the presumed headwind of online shopping. Read More »


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Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

In the heart of breathtaking Paradise Island adjacent to Nassau, Bahamas, a very rare residential opportunity will soon be available. Opportunities like this are extremely limited on this 685 acre island paradise. Read More »

Last Updated June 28, 2016 8:00 AM ET

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Moderate economic growth with low interest rates, punctuated with bouts of pessimism and volatility are likely to continue in 2016

According to Knight Frank, oil tumbled to its lowest level for nearly 12 years last week, raising the prospect of further falls in fuel prices at the pumps.

According to Knight Frank's latest European Quarterly Report, the European office market recovery has gained traction, on the back of improving corporate sentiment.

Condominium prices will keep seeing sustainable growth in the coming years in Berlin, driven by both growing domestic and foreign buyer demand, mainly in the luxury price tiers.

European cities are leading the way when it comes to pulling in more direct real estate investment in comparison to their economic size.

The recent Volkswagen scandal has now raised concerns and risk exposure to many commercial property investors across Europe.

According to Knight Frank, active investors see Spain as the top investment target in Europe, with Germany following close behind in 2015.

The luxury real estate market on Rhodes is starting to stabilize now that Greece's future in the Euro seems secure, reports international real estate consultancy Engel & Völkers.

Q2 2015 preliminary data shows global transaction volumes in the second quarter of the year totaled US$161 billion.

According to a new report from JLL, international retailer expansion is predicted to accelerate in the Nordic region over the next couple of years.

According Knight Frank's latest European Quarterly Report, the European commercial property investment market enjoyed a strong start to 2015, with a total of €50.1 billion transacted during Q1, 2015.

European real estate is set to stay firmly in the spotlight for global investors with a resulting two-year window of high activity.

Knight Frank reports this week skyscraper prime office rents in New York have dramatically increased by 20% to hit $150.00 per sq ft since July 2014.

After a number of large-scale malls were delivered to the European market in H2 2014, Russia has now broken France's 43-year reign as Europe's largest shopping centre market.

According to Cushman & Wakefield's European Real Estate Loan Sales Market Report, there was €12.2 billion of closed European commercial real estate loan and real estate owned transactions in Q1 2015.

In 2014, investor-lead transactions totaled €7.8 billion across all of Central and Eastern Europe's commercial real estate markets.

According to CBRE, Asian investment in European hotels will reach US$22.7 billion in 2015, fueled by the liberalization of domestic controls governing outbound investment.

As real estate remains in high demand as a stable asset class worldwide, European investors are now increasingly turning their attention to castles, farm and manor houses as well as country estates.


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