European real estate is set to stay firmly in the spotlight for global investors with a resulting two-year window of high activity.
Europe, perhaps more than any other continent, is known for its picturesque old villages. There are so many, in fact, that we could easily do a travel column on the Top 10 villages in each country!
According to European property developer MGM, British interest in buying a ski property in the French Alps is at its highest level in more than a decade.
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.
Is there anything as romantic as a beautiful hotel or lodge sitting right on a scenic lake? Anything as peaceful? Well, maybe...but it might be hard to find!
Here are my personal picks for the Top 10 cities on Earth. Some of them may surprise you. But all of them touch me on some level (or on several levels!)
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.
According to CBRE, Canada is the unrivaled global investor in U.S. real estate with nearly $10 billion of direct investments in 2014, ahead of Norway, China, Japan and Germany.
The holiday is now celebrated in many countries around the world. And here, in my opinion, are the top 10 places in which to celebrate it...
Our last travel column was on my Top 10 ski resorts in America. But America's hardly the only place where the weather is cold, the skiing is cool, the nightlife is hot, and the winter-wonderland scenery is breathtaking.
According to Cushman and Wakefield, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will enjoy a significant increase of property investment activity in 2015.
The largest single residential development project ever undertaken in the Alps is underway.
More alpine sales are taking place at lower price points as the resilience of the ultra-prime markets start to ripple down the market price ladder.