Real estate, alternative real assets and other diversions

What I've been drinking this month...

So, I have recently indulged in a return to the vodka bottle. Now there's a line I never thought I'd write in my advancing middle-age.Now, whenever it... 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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The Auctioneer

What's going on in the auction world

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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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What's New

Prop. Notes: Our Proprietor ruminates on Enoch Powell vs Roy Jenkins vs Tony Benn, negative interest rates and the crassness of BA

Back in sticky, sweaty July, discussion over lunch turned to techniques for getting back to sleep at 4am. I confessed that my trick is to watch old... Read More >

How European property found a home

It is exactly 20 years ago that Prologis stormed into Europe and transformed the landscape of property funds, announcing it had raised $1.07bn of equity... Read More >

The world is changing fast – and Brexit Britain must adapt quickly

Do you know much about Dar es Salaam?  Perhaps you might only be vaguely aware of this remote coastal city in Tanzania.  But by the time your... Read More >

Junk Bonds are Going to Kill Us All

A few years ago I was on Bloomberg one morning and said something like, stocks looked overly expensive and should be due a correction if it wasn’t for... Read More >

Big data and the future of property

How technological advances will reshape the real estate sector Without new data systems to monitor and respond to market forces, property companies... Read More >


Since the 1950s, accessibility using some form of time/distance measure has been considered a determinant of land use in American city and transportation... Read More >

Face to Face

In-depth interviews with leading figures in the property world

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The Headhunter

Recruitment and career moves

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The Analyst

Investment themes and trends

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The History Man

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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The Economist

Money, rates and prices

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Political Insider

The inside scoop on Washington, Westminster and Whitehall

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The Agent

Reflections on estate agency, today and in past times

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Alternative assets

Investing in tangible assets

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Latest Articles

Media and the British Railway Mania of the 1840s

A Prediction Not yet the railway mania flags, All are agog for speculation;But such a multitude of stagsMay terminate in a... Read More >

Trains and Gains: The Impact of Public Transport on Property Rents – September 2019

Today is my little boy’s sixth birthday. And as I sit here waiting for him to get home from school, ready for the joy and the chaos of his party, I... Read More >

The CAP doesn’t fit – why the EU’s farm subsidies are ripe for reform

With the support of the Atlas Network, CapX is publishing a new series of essays on the theme of Illiberalism in Europe, looking at the different threats... Read More >

September wine market comment - is it time to hit the bottle?

At the risk of sounding like a stuck record, the market mood is sombre. It does, however, remain reasonably steady amidst a turbulent sea of macro... Read More >

Brunel Building Launch - Wednesday 18th September 2019

On Wednesday 19th September, The Property Chronicle attended the launch of the much anticipated Brunel Building, the latest building designed by Derwent... Read More >

An interview with Caroline Rouse

Tim Green speaks to Caroline Rouse, chief financial officer at Noé Group Caroline Rouse has more than 25 years experience as a finance director within... Read More >

How Brexit was the making of Amsterdam

Short on London, long on Europe was the traders’ cry after the referendum – but things didn’t quite work out as expected Three years on from the... Read More >

What would happen if a large object hit the Earth?

So that we don’t take Real Estate, economics and investing too seriously and to keep our daily lives in perspective, here is our very own Property... Read More >

A life in real estate, part II: French disconnection

In the second of 12 episodes, Oliver Ash recalls how Parisian geography got him all hot and bothered on the way to a job interview Sometime around the... Read More >

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