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THINK GLOBAL: Finding the MAGIC Global real estate investment prospects for 2014

Alice Breheny

In our latest research report, we provide an assessment of the global investment environment for 2014. This serves as a foundation for the investment strategy of our newly formed organisation.

The report's top-down analysis begins with a high-level examination of the structure of country risk and commercial real estate market liquidity and an evaluation of the status of each property market cycle.

Having established each country’s position in the current cycle, it argues that the attractiveness of the investment environment for real estate markets in the short term will depend on the combination of five factors – MAGIC.

MAGIC refers to:

  • Monetary policy
  • Aging & demographics
  • Government fiscal policy
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Competitiveness

Each of the 15 countries included (USA, UK, Australia, Netherlands, Canada, France, Sweden, Hong Kong, Germany, Singapore, Japan, Austria, Spain, Italy & China) are judged against these five criteria.

Download the report here

Alice Breheny

Alice Breheny

Global Head of Research

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