"Investment trends and forecasts for 2019 across the residential, commercial and rural sectors"
"Navigating an era of widespread uncertainty and social upheaval will require a focus on the long-term drivers of success rather than reacting to short-term trends"
"Despite economic and political unpredictability, attractive investment opportunities are still coming to the market"
"Where to find value across the residential, rural and commercial sectors"
"It’s human nature to be attracted to the next big thing. But don’t take your eye off the essentials of your sector"
"Our predictions for the six key trends that will shape the commercial sector in 2019"
"The list of geopolitical and other risks for the global economy has not shortened and continues to make capital market participants highly risk averse. Evidently, commercial property in Germany remains among the beneficiaries of this scenario. The transaction volume in the third quarter of 2018 totalled almost €15.6bn, making it not only the strongest quarter of the year but also the strongest third quarter in the current cycle.The purchaser structure remains highly diverse. By way of example, more than 100 different investors have invested at least €100m during the year to date, which is unprecedented at this point in a year."
"Cambridge needs to evolve to maintain its current level of success"
"Investment and innovation continues to support economic growth"
"Commercial property changed hands for more than €25.2bn in the first half of 2018, a decrease of 8% compared with the corresponding period last year. Nevertheless, this still represents the second highest investment volume for the corresponding period during the current market cycle.Even in this late stage of the current market cycle, most investors are obviously still within their comfort zone in terms of risk. At the same time, however, defensive investment strategies appear to be gaining traction. Examples of this include increasing investment in healthcare property, which is relatively independent of economic conditions, and acquisitions of operator-managed properties with long leases."