Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2014

Emerging Trends in Real Estate®
The global outlook for 2014

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What are the best bets for investment and development in 2014?

Our forecast gives a heads-up on where to invest, which sectors and markets offer the best prospects, and trends in the capital markets that will affect real estate.

Now in its 35 th year, Emerging Trends in Real Estate® is one of the oldest, most highly regarded annual industry outlook for the real estate and land use industry. It includes interviews and survey responses from hundreds of leading real estate experts, including investors, developers, property company representatives, lenders, brokers and consultants.

  Key drivers for 2014
  • Prospects for Profitability Continue to Improve
  • Increasing Interest Rates
  • Back to Fundamentals
  • Capital Goes Wide
  • Development Goes Beyond Multifamily
  • Demographic Shifts
  • The Changing Face of Space
  • Housing Market Recovery
  • Gen Y Shifts America
  • Dealing With Uncertainty

Real estate trend Gen Y on the move
Gen Y prefers a short commute
Gen Y prefers taking transit and bikes
Where does Gen Y prefer to live?

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