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Articles about "Global Real Estate"

  • China's Domestic Real Estate Market Experiences Decline By Diana Eastman | July 25, 2017

    With government cooling factors in place, the Chinese real estate market is on the decline.

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  • Chineseyuan Chinese Investment Growing in the U.S. By Alexsis Moses | September 07, 2016

    An influx of Chinese investors have made their way into the United States market, signing development deals and proposing bids—but what is the state of China's own enterprise market and how will it affect the U.S.?

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  • New York Calling: Why Foreign Investors Are Looking Across the Atlantic By Zain Ul-Arifeen | June 09, 2016

    As global cities compete to attract foreign investment, New York City emerges as the most attractive destination in terms of stability, security, and profitability.

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  • Flight Capital Continues to Land in NYC? By Jonathan Tuason | April 07, 2014

    It’s readily apparent how important international investors are to New York’s real estate market, and over the past several years, this has been particularly true of Russian oligarchs, who were able to take advantage of the city’s appreciating assets.

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  • The Future of Global Real Estate: Urban Growth By Jonathan Tuason | March 26, 2014

    It might appear that Asia will be a new point of focus for real estate investors.  In particular, urban centers in both China and India are projected to grow significantly over the next couple decades, and take an even more prominent position in the world’s markets.

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  • Crowdfunding: A Shift in Real Estate Investing By Jonathan Tuason | February 10, 2014

    Historically, real estate investment has been generally limited to those who could readily afford to risk at least $50,000 on a single deal.  However, crowdfunding is removing that barrier to entry.  Crowdfunding, as demonstrated for commercial ventures by platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, is being applied to real estate by several services.  This practice could permit individuals to diversify their investments with greater facility, and enable international investors to become involved in more relevant markets.

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  • Another Year Another Owner: Plaza Hotel for Sale By Bryan Gamble | November 20, 2013

    The Plaza Hotel, in a much more serious chain of events than gripes about CITI Bike, is once more for sale. Despite being one of New York’s most iconic and recognizable hotels that has seen nothing but profit itself, the Plaza will soon have new owners as its current owners, the Sahara Group, cannot afford to keep the hotel and have little choice but to sell it.

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  • Back in the (Former) USSR: Promising New Development By Bryan Gamble | November 19, 2013

    Frankly, it can be a little repetitive talking about the Manhattan luxury real estate market and the number of mega-projects that are underway. So let’s shift gears a bit and look abroad to Moscow, where the Manhattan model’s effectiveness in recent years has helped foster a deal to expand Manhattan-style luxury to Moscow.

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  • Double Housing Bubble Trouble? By Bryan Gamble | November 18, 2013

    As 2013 comes to a close and fiscal figures are coming in, there is a lot of talk about the state of the U.S and global economy recovering, especially as related to real estate prices and mortgage interest rates. The apparent sharpness of the economic rebound, especially in the U.K, has been wholly unexpected and frankly alarming to many weary eyes watching for another 2008. In turn, we must ask what has people so cynical and whether or not this attitude is justified in late 2013.

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  • Bargains for Billionaires in New York Real Estate By Bryan Gamble | November 07, 2013

    Placing the words ‘billionaire’ and ‘bargain’ in the same sentence is really one of those weird phenomenons that is only possible in New York City real estate. But it’s true, the New York City price range for luxury real estate is a relative steal when considering the prices one can find in any other foreign metropolis.

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