Global property consultant JLL is reporting this week that worldwide commercial real estate investment volumes increased by 10% in the fourth quarter of 2019, to $245 billion. This brought full-year activity to $800 billion.
According to global real estate consultant Knight Frank, home prices across 56 countries and territories worldwide are rising at an annual rate of 3.7% on average. This marks the index's slowest rate of growth for over six years.
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.
The recovery in the Alpine real estate market, led by the ultra-prime resorts, has spread to the rest of the region with infrastructure investment spurring new development.
Miami, Manhattan, San Francisco and Los Angeles property markets have good reason to celebrate.
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.
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.