New era of financing emerges from the ashes Liquidity is up and leverage is down. Alternative lenders are stepping in where banks can no longer tread. While the period of re-regulation may not yet be over, real estate finance is starting to look in rude health once again.
CEE – Beyond Poland and Prague In the real-estate markets of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), the effects of the financial crisis have been unusually protracted.
Latin America – Beware LatAm's local potholes Real estate in Latin America offers big investment opportunities, but the national landscapes vary widely and local expertise is vital for foreign investors when they explore the sector.
Middle East – Dubai leads the way back to the good times The good times are back in Gulf real estate – to an almost worrying degree. The days when people were abandoning apartments and heading for Dubai airport as they plunged into unserviceable debt seem a long time ago now, as attention has turned instead to more familiar territory: working out how to calm down a vibrant market.