Research

Research

Our market-leading research capability allows us to incorporate strategic insights into every stage of the investment process.

Top-down forecasts of global markets and economies mean we can offer strategic advice to our international clients while local market forecasts and thematic recommendations help drive performance at the portfolio level.

We have an excellent team of experienced researchers, all with different areas of expertise, covering Europe, Asia and the US. Each has a substantial level of depth and breadth across the property market and, most importantly, a proven history of accuracy. Rather than follow consensus, the team try to get ahead of the pack, giving our investment teams the earliest advice possible. The team produces detailed macro and micro level forecasts on a quarterly basis whilst also updating our investment teams on changing market conditions and risks every week.

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Alice Breheny

Alice Breheny

Global Head of Research

Alice's biography
We have an experienced and fully integrated research team, which constantly strives for innovation in analysis to ensure our research and advice remains as commercially relevant as possible.
Alice Breheny

Alice Breheny

Global Head of Research

With over 18 years’ experience in property research, Alice is Head of the Global Real Estate Research team. She manages a team of several analysts devoted to researching the direct property market in Europe, the US and Asia.

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Harry Tan

Harry Tan

Head of Research, Asia-Pacific

Harry is responsible for providing strategic advice to the corporate business and clients, with respect to the Asia-Pacific market.

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Melissa Reagen

Melissa Reagen

Head of Research, Americas

With 12 years of experience, Melissa leads a team of research and strategy professionals focused on the US direct real estate market.

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Stefan Wundrak

Stefan Wundrak

Head of European Research

With over 10 years’ experience in real estate research, Stefan specialises in global logistics and is regionally focused on all sectors within Italy, Germany, Austria, the Nordics and CEE markets, as well as Japan.

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Michael Keogh

Mike Keogh

Director of Research

As Director of Research, Michael is responsible for forecasting economic and property markets across the world, analysing long-term property trends, investment and economic cycles to project future performance and output.

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Andy Schofield

Andy Schofield

Director of Research

Andy has over 16 years of experience in real estate research. He advises fund managers on acquisitions, disposals and developments, with particular responsibility for the office sector across all markets.

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Angela Goodings

Angela Goodings

Associate Director of Research

Angela is an Associate Director of Research, focussing on global retail markets. She is responsible for forecasting out of town retail property markets across the UK and Europe, and also specialises within the outlet mall sector. Angela advises fund managers on major retail acquisitions, disposals and development opportunities. She has progressed through the Research team since joining the company in 2003.

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Haoran Wu

Haoran Wu

Research Analyst

Haoran models real estate and economic data to build global views of real estate market and forecast performance. A large part of her role is supporting the head of Asian Research as this area of the business grows.

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Shannon Wright

Shannon Wright

Senior Director, Strategy & Research, Americas

With 16 years of research experience, Shannon is responsible for providing investment analysis and strategy research for the global real estate investment management team.

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Title Region Sector Author Abstract
Asia-Pacific cities in Tomorrow's World: The rise of China Asia-Pacific Harry Tan In this week's Asia-Pacific cities research, Harry Tan, Head of Research, Asia-Pacific, explores the rapid development of China.
THINK Global: Tomorrow’s World retail Asia-Pacific
Europe
UK
US
Retail Angela Goodings In our latest retail research report, Angela Goodings, Associate Director of Research, discusses what consumers want and how the top consumer traits are driving investor decisions.
Asia-Pacific cities in Tomorrow's World: Does multifamily fit within a core portfolio? Asia-Pacific Harry Tan The seventh installment of our Asia-Pacific cities research series touches upon factors to consider in multifamily investments within a core strategy, in the Asia-Pacific region.
THINK US: Retail - De-cluttering the retail landscape US Retail Melissa Reagen In our latest research report, 'THINK US Retail: De-cluttering the retail landscape', we examine the negative news headlines about the retail sector and the forces shaping the retail industry, looking ahead to where investment opportunities lie in the future.
THINK US cities: Trends and tactics US Melissa Reagen Melissa Reagen, Head of Research, Americas, provides an overview on the US real estate market and the investment trends we are seeing in the region.
Asia-Pacific cities in Tomorrow's World: What is consensus telling us? Asia-Pacific Harry Tan This week in our Asia-Pacific cities research series, we discuss consensus forecasts across the Asia-Pacific region.
Asia-Pacific cities in Tomorrow's World: Investability is key Asia-Pacific Harry Tan In the fifth installment of our Asia-Pacific cities research series, we discuss investment opportunities for the office sector within the Asia-Pacific region.
Asia-Pacific cities in Tomorrow's World: A hotbed of megatrend opportunities Asia-Pacific Harry Tan Harry Tan, Head of Research, Asia-Pacific, discusses megatrends that are present in the Asia-Pacific region, such as the rise of the middle class, wealth and consumption.
THINK Global Retail: The rise and rise of the tourist dollar Asia-Pacific
Europe
UK
US
Retail Angela Goodings Angela Goodings, Associate Director of Research, discusses the rise in the tourist retail sector and the key drivers of this trend.
Asia-Pacific cities in Tomorrow's World: Do financial conditions support investment appetite? Asia-Pacific Harry Tan In the third installment of our Asia-Pacific cities series, Harry Tan, Head of Research, Asia-Pacific, touches on the monetary and financial conditions across Asia-Pacific that may impact investment appetite and risk taking.

We have adopted an innovative, two–pronged approach to top-down analysis, capturing both structural megatrends and tactical real estate fundamentals, to identify "future-proof" cities. This process has involved analysing cities' data, which can be explored in the map below.

 

Cities analysis