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The Investment Outlook For Major Property Markets - 2017

It’s striking how supportive the environment has been for real estate investors since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). There have certainly been some setbacks -- several genuine recession scares as well as dislocations regarding geopolitics, interest rates, commodity prices and currency movements. However, most of the world’s developed economies have steadily, if not spectacularly, recovered from the GFC. These rebounds, along with central banks’ extraordinary actions to stimulate growth, have provided a favorable backdrop for property performance.

 In Global Vision 2017, we discuss the near-term economic and monetary outlook, one that should maintain a relatively benign real estate investment environment.