The Shifting Balance Between Industrial and Retail

The retail sector is changing. According to PwC’s latest edition of Emerging Trends in Real Estate, the broad net the accounting firm spreads over the major commercial real estate markets annually. The short-form rationale behind this proclamation is that consumers are looking increasingly for flexibility and convenience, and retailers, as a result, have to redefine… Read More

High Seas Investment Lessons come to Dry Land

For Europeans in the 1500s the spice trade routes were fantastically profitable, but also hazardous in the extreme, and not just from the arduous journey in wooden ships on storm thrashed seas. With armed merchant ships from the Netherlands, England, Spain and Portugal traveling to Asia, they literally battled with each other to steal cargo,… Read More