Ongoing impact of increasing capital flows, continued stimulus, and forecasts for the major global cities
8:00-9:30am. In a concise and insightful talk, Cushman & Wakefield Chief Economist, Global Head of Research Kevin J. Thorpe will cover all of the major hot topics impacting the global economy and property markets. How has recent volatility in global financial markets, persisting decline in oil prices, uncertainty surrounding the U.S. presidential election, possible Brexit, shifting central bank policy settings impacted on global capital flows to real estate? How will the global economic trajectory going forward be impacted by phenomena such as persistence of monetary stimulus, low interest rate environments in many markets, accompanied by commencement of tightening in the U.S.? In which specific global markets is this creating investment opportunities? From an occupier perspective, the talk provides a deeper view of U.S.
commercial occupier markets, discussing recent demographic shifts, change in hourly earnings, millennial population concentration, employment trends at the metro level as reflected by the war for talent in some markets and the war for jobs in others. Based on this analysis, the talk will pinpoint which are the most landlord/tenant favorable markets. First 15-20 minutes is for networking Light breakfast included Hosted by the Real Estate Committee
The American Chamber of Commerce in HK 1904 Bank of America Tower 12 Harcourt Road Central, Hong Kong