Amy McIntyre

natural spring aquifier

It can be difficult to measure a return on investment when that investment is made into natural assets such as forests and groundwater, however a new study looks set to change all that. A research team from Yale University in the US put together a study called ‘Measuring the value

US real estate market

The 2016 Real Confidence survey has found that commercial real estate investors are feeling extremely positive about the year ahead, with many planning to add to their portfolios in 2016. The independent advisory service Altus Group Limited, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and the National Council of

forestry investments on the rise

Institutional investors’ appetite for forestry and timberland is on the rise across the globe, due in part to their searching for alternative income sources following the flatlining of other, more traditional investment classes. With the world’s timber industry beginning to adapt to institutional capital’s stewarding requirements and the environmental, social

international art market

According to a leading index, the global art market is seeing a major uptick as investors search for an alternative to other, more traditional investments such as stock and shares. The index, Artprice, confirmed that the art market has bounced back all over the globe following a slump of more

pine forest forestry investment

Proving just what a major player forestry has become on the world investment stage, the asset class was included in a major real estate global value index for the first time. The Savills’ measurement of total world real estate looks at the worth of the entire developed property world, including

real estate investment korea

Cross-border real estate investments in major cities across the globe are tipped to increase this year, despite concerns regarding economic uncertainty, according to Jones Lang LaSalle. The global real estate services firm said that direct real estate investment is becoming more and more attractive to investors, even in the face

Woodpile of cut lumber for forestry industry

The global forest products industry provider, RISI, has announced a major Forest Investment Conference, highlighting the skyrocketing interest in this sustainable, reliable asset class. Forestry as an investment class has all the buzzwords you could expect from a sector that is currently seeing a boom in interest from buyers across

treasure assets - cars

Wealthy investors are increasingly favouring so-called ‘treasure assets’ when it comes to opting for financial vehicles in which to place their money. As well as having a sense of nostalgia, this asset class – which includes collectibles such as historic cars, books, figurines and music memorabilia – also carries a

Lee Man Fong - Bali Life - Art Investment

The words ‘Southeast Asian art’ have been on the lips of increasing numbers of investors in recent months, with many believing that the genre could be the next big thing for the art market. The art-form has been rocking the art world’s boat in the last two to three years,

classic car alternative investments

Is there anything better than putting your money where your heart is? This form of investing – the so-called 'passion investing' is growing in popularity across the globe as increasing numbers of people choose to allocate their wealth to something that pulls at their heartstrings. The classic car arena, one