Latest real assets thinking
Luxury retail real estate: poised for growth or close to the limit?
21 Feb 2017
The retail real estate sector is increasingly polarised between secondary locations and shopping destinations with a luxury profile. This divergence reflects two factors: the increasing significance of e-commerce and the growth of luxury shopping tourism. Can we expect this trend to continue?
Cities of the future
7 Feb 2017
As more office jobs are set to be automated, forward-thinking investors need to think carefully about the sustainability of the cities where they choose to hold exposure.
Diversification: friend or foe?
11 Jan 2017
Logic suggests diversification is necessary to reduce risk within a real estate portfolio. In reality, its benefits are not as clear cut as investors might imagine, argues Chris Urwin.
Co-working space: the future of office demand?
9 Jan 2017
Changes to working practises and business structures have major implications for the serviced office sector, presenting opportunities for real estate investors who understand the dynamics, argues Chris Urwin.