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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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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Dan Manware

Daniel Manware

Research Analyst

As an Analyst in the Americas research team, Dan participates in economic and real estate research by identifying and collecting data to evaluate US market dynamics and trends.

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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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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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Maria Grubmueller

Maria Grubmueller

Associate Director of Research

With over 15 years of property research experience, Maria covers research in the Germanic markets within the global research function.

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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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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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Stefan Wundrak

Stefan Wundrak

Head of European Research

With 14 years’ experience in real estate research, Stefan oversees all research across Europe, including the UK, within the global research function. He specialises in global logistics and focuses on the German, Italian and Nordic markets across all sectors.

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Title Region Sector Author Abstract
THINK: Asia Pacific cities in Tomorrow's World Asia Pacific Harry Tan Our latest Asia Pacific research report provides helpful insights to unlocking, what we believe, are winning markets in successful Asia Pacific cities both today in the future.
THINK Asia Pacific: More than ever, investing in resilient cities is key Asia Pacific Harry Tan Harry Tan, Head of Research, Asia Pacific, explains why we believe investors should be tactically nimble under the current market landscape, and consider looking past cycles in resilient cities and sectors.
THINK European Cities: Trends and tactics Q1 2018 Europe Stefan Wundrak Our latest European research predicts investment volumes for European real estate will be in line with those of 2017, despite international market volatility experienced in February.
THINK Japan: Rising, but shining? Asia Pacific Harry Tan Harry Tan, Head of Research, Asia Pacific, examines the sustainable, shining growth of Japan.
THINK US: New York - Big shifts in the Big Apple US Daniel Manware Our latest US research examines the underlying connection between commercial real estate opportunities and urban tech trends specific to New York and New Jersey.
THINK Australia: The merit of investing in education Asia Pacific Other Harry Tan Harry Tan, Head of Research, Asia Pacific, investigates the purpose-built student accommodation sector in Australia, and explains why we believe it is an opportunity not to be missed.
THINK Asia Pacific: 2018 outlook Asia Pacific Harry Tan Harry Tan, Head of Research, Asia Pacific, provides an overview on economic and capital market conditions in the Asia Pacific region during 2018.
THINK European cities: Trends and tactics Q3 2017 Europe Stefan Wundrak Stefan Wundrak, Head of European Research, elaborates on the performance of European cities during Q3 2017 and themes we may see across sectors and regions in 2018.
2018 outlook: A year of stability with economic growth sustaining the current cycle Asia Pacific
Europe
UK
US
Alice Breheny 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.
THINK US cities: 2018 outlook US Melissa Reagen Melissa Reagen, Head of Research, Americas, gives our outlook on the US real estate market and investment trends we may see during 2018.

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