As the global property market rediscovers its mojo, Peter Swain salutes the sectors and cities forging ahead. Leading hostelry marques are offering remarkable residences that combine the ease and comfort of hotel living with all the privacy of one’s own four walls. In London and New York, tempting new projects woo with cutting-edge design and peerless panoramas.
In the spring of 2020, when the worst of the pandemic hit, those owners who could, fled New York, Milan and London. It’s undeniable that some urbanites have left for the countryside – whether permanently or temporarily – but are reports of the city’s death a tad exaggerated?
The latest global trends in city living are all about sporting, social and spa amenities, reports Peter Swain, who also explores global golf developments and the rising market in Lisbon.
A degree of exposure to the political and economic exigencies of the times is inevitable for most, but seasoned observers appreciate that when it comes to seeking out exclusive residences worldwide, form is temporary, but class is permanent.
Multiple home ownership provides one solution to the age-old problem of how to successfully balance the competing demands of business and quality leisure time. So what makes a well-rounded portfolio of properties?