Just a quick update, after returning from the Expo Real 2010 (the international trade fair for commercial property and investment, … More
Hoe eet je een olifant? (translated)
Het is nu anderhalf jaar geleden dat de pleuris uitbrak. Tenminste, als je het omvallen van Lehman als het kantelpunt … More
How to eat an elephant?
It’s been 18 months now, since hell broke loose. That is, if you’re referring to the Lehman collapse as the … More
Hoge verwachtingen in de lage landen (translated)
Als we de meeste vastgoed investeringsmakelaars moeten geloven, staat Nederland aan het begin van een herstelperiode. Na maanden van verslechterende … More
High expectations in the low lands
If we are to believe most real estate investment brokers, the Netherlands is on the verge of recovery. After months … More
EXPO real 2009: Crisis? What crisis?
While last year’s edition of the Expo Real, just weeks after Lehman’s collapse, spelled doom and gloom over international commercial … More
Dinner is being served
Market analysts have been talking about greens shoots for many months now. And although optimism may be good in general, … More
Poll Results: Not out of the woods yet
Despite bottoming real estate markets, rallying stock markets, months of green shoots and some general optimism on the economy, many … More
Poll: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?
Many talk about green shoots for some months now. Others say that worse is yet to come. We have seen … More
Anyone can play guitar
Allright, it is official now: real estate markets have been bottoming out. Few of them are on the uprise, many … More
Retail property most vulnerable to deleveraging?
When deleveraging continues, which will be the case, consumer spending will most likely drop. Hence, retail sales will drop too. … More
Property markets hit twice
Page one or two of your real estate text book probably states something like: the two prime drivers of property values … More