The 16th edition of this annual study, published this month, shows that Lisbon climbed 10 positions to the top of the list, taking into account the market’s overall prospects. The report’s respondents mention the standard of living and the «positive leadership» as their basis for chosing the Portuguese capital, that is currently a consolidated destination for companies, investors and tourists, at a time when the economy is growing..
After Lisbon, the list of most attractive cities shows Berlin, followed by Dublin, Madrid, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Helsinki, Vienna and Munich, which closes the top 10. Copenhagen, Stockholm and Luxembourg dropped out of the list.
This survey was answered by 885 professionals from 22 European countries. 68% showed concern with the availability of assets on which to invest in Europe during next year, which shows that the attractiveness of the European and global real estate market is still high, and 30% predict less returns than this year.
The international political unrest (namely Brexit) is a concern for 80% of respondents, but they still show confidence about their businesses for next year.