Real estate, alternative real assets and other diversions

Residential property management is broken

Proper regulation is needed, while far-reaching leasehold reform must accompany changes to the building safety regime Residential property management is... Read More >

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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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Technology

Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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Uncorked

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

Thatcher – my part in her downfall…

Listening to the Today programme a voice from my past comes over the airwaves. Lord, Kenneth of old, Baker was explaining how the toppling... Read More >

All change in the countryside

Farming in the UK is changing faster than anyone realises. There will be winners – and losers… The UK farming industry is facing a period of radical... Read More >

IS BREXIT A BLESSING IN DISGUISE FOR THE UK’S REAL ESTATE MARKET?

By Richard Barkham, Global Chief Economist; Neil Blake, Global Head of Forecasting; Wei Luo, Associate Director, CBRE. The UK’s long-term average... Read More >

Blain's Morning Porridge

“Sophisticated investors buy negative yielding bonds – are you not a sophisticated investor?” What madness will today bring?  From up in... Read More >

The case for reforming wealth taxes

With an election on the way, all parties will be looking for ways to fund their pledges. The IPPR has a proposal that should appeal to parties on both the... Read More >

Access-ibility

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

Did government covertly restrict mortgage availability?

Post war British economic policy and house-building Macroeconomic policy frameworks followed by governments have definite impacts on all sectors of the... Read More >

RESPONSE TO THE TRUTH IS OUT ABOUT THE REAL COST OF HS2

Alex Green responds to John O'Connell's HS2 article. Dear... 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 >

The wine market is slow – but stirring

Burgundy continues its slide, but Bordeaux might be coming into its own. In the same way the media in March was completely dominated by Brexit, so was... Read More >

White Collar Factory: the best of old and new

Derwent London, the company I have worked for over the last 34 years, have built a variety of office buildings over that period.  So, on this... Read More >

An interview with Jim Harding

Jim Harding is Finance Director and Company Secretary at Eskmuir Properties Ltd, a private UK property investment business. Eskmuir is also asset manager... Read More >

Don’t forget the role capitalism played in winning World War II

Today marks 80 years since the UK and France declared war on Nazi Germany following the invasion of Poland. Much is rightly said about the heroism of our... 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 >

Stroll your troubles away

A good walk is a tonic, but it must meet certain criteria – and here’s one that ticks all the boxes There’s plenty of evidence linking walking... Read More >

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