Global Property Outlook -Published in July 2005 by Bank of Ireland Private Banking. Bank of Ireland Private Banking recommends that commercial property investors
should focus attention towards continental markets such as France and Belgium.
The key reasons pointed to in the research are the relatively attractive yields
when compared to UK and Irish commercial markets, lower borrowing rates than the
UK and the absence of currency risk.
Wealthy Irish are investing up to €3 billion annually in overseas commercial property.
Global House Price Boom: The
greatest BUBBLE in history - June 2005: The Economist magazine says that never before
have real house prices risen so fast, for so long, in so many countries.
Property markets have been frothing from America, the UK and Australia to
France, Spain and China. Rising property prices helped to prop up the world
economy after the stockmarket bubble burst in 2000. What if the housing boom now
turns to bust it asks?