European Outlook H2: Germany


Germany the safe haven is back: Europe's economic powerhouse has a stable government again after a few months of political uncertainty in 2017. It is overtaking the UK as the first port of call for Asian and other foreign investors. Are there any clouds on the horizon? Will it continue to attract record flows of capital in the year ahead? How sustainable is this flow of capital? What are foreign investors looking for? Berlin is foreign investors' favourite destination, while Frankfurt is emerging as the main beneficiary from Brexit, luring thousands of financial sector workers away the UK. What are the prospects for the rest of the year?

Is competition in the market becoming too intense? Is there too much capital chasing increasingly scarce product? Are price levels too high and putting investors off? To what extent are investors going up the risk curve? Is it all about the top 5 or 7 cities or are investors looking at secondary and tertiary markets too? What about competition with France, newly energised by a reformist president? Is Europe's largest residential sector still attractive? What about fast-growing alternative sectors like student housing and micro housing? Is the strength of the economy leading to a good performance of retail? What are the prospects for logistics and how fast is e-commerce growing? Come to this time-efficient briefing, hear market experts answer these and other questions, and get to ask your own questions.

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