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Real estate, alternative real assets and other diversions

If I could summarise my most successful investments in one equation it would look something like this: Cash + Optionality + Astute Capital Allocation =... Read More >


Investor's Notebook

Smart people from around the world share their thoughts

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The Macro View

Recent financial news and how it connects across all asset classes

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Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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A sideways look at the world of wine

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The Architect

Some of the profession's best minds

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Residential Investor

Making money from residential property investment

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The Professor

Analysis and opinion from the academic sphere

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Face to Face

In-depth interviews with leading figures in the real estate/investment world.

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What's New

Originally published February 2021. That I have worked and lived on three continents has given me the chance to create amazing relationships with many... Read More >

Why timber buildings may be key in limiting climate change. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report makes for grim reading.... Read More >

This morning has seen something of a different event, but it has given us an insight into the thoughts of the Bank of England. This is because QuickBooks... Read More >

Originally published March 2021. For many years retail has been the second-largest invested asset class in the commercial real estate world. But now,... Read More >

There’s a faded silver cup on my bookshelf. If you look closely at it, a faded imprint reads 'eSpeed: We Are Markets'. I received it at a securities... Read More >

Originally published March 2021. This newly trendy approach is not just environmentally and consumer friendly, it’s practical too – and at root... Read More >

The Headhunter

Recruitment and career moves

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The Analyst

Investment themes and trends

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The Historian

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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The Economist

Money, rates and prices

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Latest Articles

I was having a hard time falling asleep the other night because I’d thought of something that I was afraid of forgetting if I fell asleep, which was... Read More >

How to avoid the pitfalls of building down. In early November last year, the residents of Durham Place, London, which looks over Burton Court and... Read More >

Europeans and other Western nations have dominated automotive excellence for over a century. Whether it's the satisfying thud of the door closing on a... Read More >

Originally published August 2017. About 30 years ago I remember my stepfather, a well-known man of considerable standing, surprising me by telling me I... Read More >

Originally published September 2017. This November I clock up 50 years as an estate agent - and what have I learnt or gained from this... Read More >

In July, CNN reported that the Chinese hosted a formal Taliban envoy in Tianjin, demonstrating the CCP’s intentions to pursue greater engagement with... Read More >

In this very special series of exclusive articles for The Property Chronicle, Australian property legend Norman Harker reflects on his extraordinary... Read More >

Originally published October 2020. For those about to emerge from university and enter the world of property, a few words of advice. As we enter... Read More >

In a fortnight, after a year as president elect, I will become the new president of the RIBA. It is a job I never thought I would want to do – and... Read More >

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