Capital Economics for Real Estate
We provide rigorous and independent thought leadership for real estate investors that builds unparalleled confidence when identifying opportunities and risks.
We rely on Capital Economics’ regular updates which are always highly topical. Whatever is going on, there’s always a useful and early update which examines the relevant questions. CE are very good at anticipating the questions we get asked by our stakeholders and representatives.
Capital Economics delivers value to your bottom line
We partner with a wide range of real estate investors to help them anticipate turning points in economic and market cycles, to identify opportunities as macro narratives shift, and to understand how longer-term changes in the global economy will affect their returns. Whatever your strategy, our 70-plus global team of professional economists and personalised data solutions prepare you with the insight you need to stay ahead of the curve.
Apply macroeconomic shifts to the real estate market
Our economists deeply understand the interactions between the economy, inflation, and monetary policy. We provide crucial insights to help you understand what macroeconomic conditions mean for real estate markets and investors, and help you identify opportunities.
We help you make sense of shifts through clear, concise analysis that is designed to help you cut through the noise to focus on what matters most for your investments.
Highlight winners over losers to improve portfolio performance
Our thought leadership helps you balance your commercial and residential portfolios across markets with more confidence. Our original views that empower more insightful investment decisions and source new investment opportunities. What's more, we help our clients thoroughly evaluate investment decisions by explaining why things might happen and providing evidence on why our view is accurate and actionable.
Challenge conventional wisdom through the collective expertise of our team
Our insights are informed by the deep knowledge of our entire global economist team, generating consistent and holistic views upon which we build our analysis and forecasts for the property market.
We incorporate multiple perspectives throughout our research process which enables us to that differ from conventional wisdom. Our clients value our independent analysis to change their thinking – it helps them see new perspectives and opportunities.
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Chief Property Economist
Andrew Burrell joined Capital Economics in 2018 as the Chief Property Economist. Prior to this he was the EMEA Head of Economics and Forecasting at JLL, working closely with European property investors. A decade in real estate was preceded by over 15 years as a professional economist at Experian, the Bank of England, RBS and the London Business School. He is an active member of both SPR and IPF.
Deputy Chief Property Economist
Kiran heads up our US Commercial Property service, having spent more than 15 years analysing and forecasting global real estate markets, including five years running our European Commercial Property service. Prior to joining Capital Economics, Kiran spent four years at AXA Real Assets, a global fund manager, where he was the team’s macroeconomic lead and was responsible for the firm’s Nordic and Central European investment strategies. Prior to this role, Kiran spent four years at Colliers International in London, leading its UK Commercial Property forecasts. Kiran holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from The University of Warwick and a Masters in Real Estate Investment & Finance from Henley Business School & Reading University. He is a member and former chairperson of the Society of Property Researchers and is a member of the ULI.
Senior Property Economist
Andrew Wishart runs our UK Housing service. Having joined Capital Economics via the graduate scheme in 2015, Andrew spent three years working on the UK Economics service before joining the property team to cover the UK housing market. Prior to joining Capital Economics, Andrew worked in the Macroeconomic Analysis team at HM Treasury covering GDP and inflation. Andrew holds a Master’s degree in Economic History from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Surrey
Senior Property Economist
Amy leads our European Commercial Property Service. She joined Capital Economics in 2018 and spend her first two years with the firm working on our UK Commercial Property Service. Previously, she worked as a senior economic analyst at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. She also spent one year on a work secondment at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland. Amy holds an Honour’s degree in Economics from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Senior Property Economist
Matthew Pointon is a Senior Economist who leads our UK Commercial Property service, having previously been responsible for our US and UK housing research. Prior to Capital Economics, Matthew worked as an economist at HM Treasury, where among other roles he covered the macroeconomics of the housing and household sector. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Bath, and an MSc in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Bristol.