This year it seems that investments are going to diversify beyond big capitals such as New York, Tokyo or London because of the lack of high level product in the so-called “global cities”, which forces investors to seek new real estate markets where to invest. Thanks to this situation new cities with different characteristics are coming into play and this is how cities such as Barcelona take center stage in the portfolio of large investors seeking profitability in locations with a good quality of life.
In 2018 Europe will be the main protagonist with several investments in Spanish cities such as Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia and Seville, since they offer more investment opportunities in a mature market. In the case of Spain, 2018 will be a good year for real estate promotion stimulated by tourist attraction, economic growth and price, which is still more competitive than in other large cities in all segments (residential, offices, retail …) .
Each of the 4 Spanish cities most favorable for investment stand out for a certain asset, in the case of Barcelona logistics and student residences have a special weight, while in Madrid, for example, the offices and premises will be the properties most demanded.
At European level, Vienna, Amsterdam, Stockholm or Copenhagen, will be very interesting cities to invest, as well as the capitals of Canada and Japan, with interesting assets.
Worldwide, China continues its unstoppable growth and Shenzen, the city of the world where office incomes have grown the most in 2008, is the second city with the greatest potential for economic growth on the planet with investment opportunities in the prime residential sector and in retail, according to experts.
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