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2018 outlook: A year of stability with economic growth sustaining the current cycle

We believe commercial real estate markets will remain stable in 2018, supported by faster economic growth as record-high prices curtail demand in the cycle’s late stage.

Global returns are likely to remain relatively flat, but still attractive relative to other asset classes. Selective opportunities may be found in regions and sectors benefitting from megatrends, including urbanisation, rising middle classes, rapid growth in Asia and e-commerce.


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Alice Breheny

Alice Breheny

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