When is the cycle going to end? While the question has been discussed at length by real estate professionals in recent months, the general consensus seems to be ‘no time soon’. Several of the leaders interviewed for this special report have committed their companies to targeting core office properties to hedge against a possible market downturn. That is just one of many strategies being deployed by investors in Europe in 2019. Leaders League gives you a 360-degree perspective on the state of play in the industry today, in the company of its main players.
While Latin America’s largest economy has started recovering from its worst recession in recent history, specialists agree that, if the upward movement does not perdure, the consequences could be catastrophic. However, where some see complexities, others recognize opportunities. As many pioneering companies have understood, the higher the entry barriers, the weaker the competition. Hence why so many Brazil-based businesses thrive despite the gloominess permeating the country’s current economic landscape. Still, Brazil is no country for beginners.
It is a well-known fact that success takes hard work, but hours spent behind a desk are not enough to realize the most ambitious of goals. The recipe is more complex and requires an injection of soul, a potent cocktail of resilience, benevolence, vision and, above all, passion. Entrepreneurs, musicians, sportsmen, doctors… Leaders League showcases a gallery of inspiring leaders who enthusiastically share their vision of sustainable success.
May's European elections are fast approaching. For the European Union and the Juncker Commission which has been in position since November 2014, it’s time to review progress. And this time it is positive. Defense, social welfare, trade, budget, research... driven by an active, realistic Franco-German team, the EU is moving forward step by step, with work going on in the background that often passes unnoticed. It is allowing the Old Continent to compete with the United States and China on a wide range of issues. And the trend is set to continue despite Brexit. Leaders league takes look at the EU’s big breakthroughs.