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New York

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Big Five cities increase their international market share – Steve McCormack

The select band of established ‘Global Cities’ are enjoying strong demand for real estate as investors seek the low risk option in a challenging economic environment.


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Jacqueline Faisant

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Property Influencer: Jacqueline Faisant

Property influencer Jacqueline Faisant shared insights about where best to invest during troubled economic times.


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Paris, Notre Dame

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French investment markets surges to four-year high – Anika Michalowska

Despite an uncertain 2011 economic environment, France's real estate market remained on an upward trend in 2011.


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India's supermarkets could boom soon.

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India approves FDI reforms for retail

Long-awaited reforms to foreign direct investment (FDI) were given the green light a week after MAPIC welcomed an expanded Indian Pavilion to Cannes.


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Ankara's untapped potential

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Turkish opportunity starts with Ankara

Developers and retailers should bring in their international experience as Turkey expands rapidly, according to Ankara's Chamber of Commerce.


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Panorama of Olympic park in December 2011

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Sochi : is now the time? – Anna Tropkova, IRG Russia

It is only two years until the Winter Olympics in Sochi, but many people are asking themselves the same question: why Sochi?


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Manchester

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Investors look beyond prime to seek out improved returns – Chris Bown

At a time when investors are looking for safe havens in core prime property, are there rewards for those willing to go off-piste into the secondary markets?


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Carrie Lam

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Property Influencer: Carrie Lam

Sustainability, government investment and high-density growth formulas have all allowed Hong Kong to expand, despite limited land and resources.


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Olympic rings, St Pancras station, London

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Can global events acts as a catalyst for development? – Steve Killick

It the seems the Olympic Games are all about going higher, faster and stronger – and that’s just the bidding race. So do hosts get value for money?


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Magnolia Park, Poland

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Blackstone launches Polish retail funds at MAPIC

UK private equity group Blackstone launched King's Street Retail at MAPIC, a fund investing in Polish retail assets


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Downtown Moscow

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A closer look at Russia – Graham Parker

Moscow's office market remains one of the most active in Europe, although there are signs that activity is slowing as uncertainty over European economic prospects takes hold.


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London by night

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Investment funding – Chris Bown

The changing world of investment funding and the opportunities it presents...


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Vienna

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The Global Contest: North America, Europe, or Asia? Greg Clark, Senior Fellow, ULI Europe

Major cities go head to head: who will come out shining?


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New Street Square, London

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Innovation investors – David Taylor

How to enhance investments in a depressed property market.


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Warsaw, Poland

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Poland in 2011—Strong growth and thriving real estate in a trying year

According to Cushman and Wakefield’s latest Marketbeat report, it’s not all doom and gloom in Europe. While southern countries wrestled with debt crises and austerity measures in 2011, Poland remained a surprising success story.


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