Amy McIntyre

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

forestry investment environment

There are many reasons why investors are increasingly looking to forestry, such as solid continuity and tax advantages, but could the main reason really just be that forestry is a ‘feel good’ investment like no other? Investors crave continuity and forestry is one asset that represents that. The advantages of

recycle symbol reflecting forestry impact investment

Impact investments look set to become big news in 2016 as people become increasingly aware of global issues and how their financial and consumer decisions impact things on a bigger scale. Among consumers, we’re already seeing a huge level of growth in the number of ethical businesses, not just launching,

real estate investment trends 2016

Real estate has always been popular as an alternative investment due to the solidity of bricks and mortar. However, as the recent global financial crisis demonstrated, real estate prices can go down as well as up. But over the long term, it can be a profitable investment supplying decent returns,

kielder forest

As land sales hit a record high across the UK, interest in forestry investment across the UK and internationally is climbing, according to the latest IPD UK Forestry Index. Over the last decade, those who invested in forestry have reaped major returns. Indeed, forestry has been one of the best