Having had to rapidly adjust to working from home due to Covid-19, many people are now having to readjust to life back in the office...
"What will it take to encourage much more widespread reliance on working at home for at least part of each week?" asked Frank Schiff, the chief economist of the US Committee for Economic Development, in The Washington Post in 1979...
Andrew Wallace 22 Jun 2020
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, our homes have been serving as makeshift workplaces, schools, gyms and pubs...
Tara Hipwood 27 May 2020
Knight Frank has released its 2020 Wealth Report revealing the results of its Prime International Residential Index (PIRI 100)...
5 Mar 2020
Across the 27 cities in the Savills World Cities Prime Residential Index, capital values in 2020 are forecast to grow by 1.8% on average...
5 Feb 2020
Co-working spaces have been growing in all the world's major cities for 15 years. But what makes them so popular?
Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay 31 Jan 2020
Clothing brand Diesel and real estate group Bel-Invest have unveiled the first residential Diesel Wynwood building, situated in Miami, Florida...
9 Dec 2019
The Radisson Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Groupe Talys, for three hotels to enter Madagascar, namely the Radisson Blu Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront, Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront and Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Centre...
30 Apr 2019
Traditional retail is in the centre of a storm - and British department store chain House of Fraser is the latest to succumb to the tempest. The company plans to close 31 of its 59 shops - including its flagship store in Oxford Street, London...
Omar Toulan and Niccolò Pisani 9 Jul 2018
JSE-listed REIT Emira Property Fund announced recently investment in its fourth shopping centre in the US...
9 May 2018
The decline of malls in the US has caused concern among real estate investors and raises the question of what this might mean for shopping centres in the UK and Europe...
Hugo Machin 5 Sep 2017
As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings...
15 Aug 2017
New research has revealed that Londoners could move abroad and swap their one-bed flats for a seven-bedroom mansion complete with swimming pool...
23 Jun 2017
For global-minded investors, the economic growth of emerging markets commands attention. The property markets in particular of a number of developing countries are demonstrating highly impressive growth.
Nivin Xavier 20 Aug 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
WASHINGTON, USA:Online real estate website Zillow announced it is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5bn stock deal that merges the two main firms in the sector.
29 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON, US Google's Nest Labs said that it was buying video monitoring start-up Dropcam for a reported $555 million in cash.
23 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: US online retail sales are expected to grow to US$294bn this year, with nearly one-third of the total expenditure coming from mobile devices, according to Forrester Research.
13 May 2014
There comes a point when many of those who love to travel - especially those who travel frequently to the same beloved spot - begin to daydream about carving out a little piece of paradise for their very own.
Einat Mazafi 26 Feb 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple's plan to build a verdant new campus crowned with a shimmering flying-saucer shaped headquarters was cleared for 'lift-off' Tuesday, 15 October.
17 Oct 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: A powerful tornado with winds of up to 320km/h pulverised an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday (20 May), hitting at least two schools and wiping out blocks of homes. Up to 100 people were reportedly killed.
21 May 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: American company AT&T has launched software that allows customers to use smartphones or tablets to activate alarm systems, switch on lights, open doors for guests or adjust the temperature inside the home.
30 Apr 2013
CHICAGO, US: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE), a global brokerage services network of 500+ real estate firms with 140 000 associates worldwide, has added 27 new firms with nearly 60 offices and 2000 associates this year in the US and nine countries abroad.
21 Sep 2012
CHICAGO, US: The fall edition of the Luxury Portfolio International Magazine is now available on newsstands and is also being offered online. The publication, produced biannually by the real estate network Luxury Portfolio International, focuses on spectacular homes and trends in luxury living.
20 Sep 2012