Property technology has been around for a while but only now are major real estate firms taking notice, as disruptive technologies threaten to shake up the status quo. As MIPIM visitors noted, those who ignore proptech are at risk of being left behind. Natasha Turak reports.
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In line with a government drive to support Polish companies’ exports and international activities, the country’s revamped investment agency is adding a trade pillar to its functions. Courtney Fingar reports.
Amazon has won a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service, whose calculations were criticised by the US Tax Court as “capricious and unreasonable”. Erika Morphy reports.
French officials at property event MIPIM 2017 had mixed opinions regarding the outcome of the forthcoming presidential elections but were fairly certain that a Marine Le Pen victory could be detrimental to markets. Natasha Turak reports.
US president Donald Trump’s call for a multibillion-dollar investment into infrastructure through public-private partnerships has been attacked for being overblown – and likely to benefit private companies at taxpayers’ expense. Karen E Thuermer reports.
US consumer companies are opposing the proposed Border Adjustment Tax, which would hit those that import and sell in the US especially hard. Karen E Thuermer reports.
The Japanese city of Osaka has ambitions to slip-stream on Tokyo’s hosting the 2020 Olympics by putting on the global Expo five years later, reports Courtney Fingar.
Delegates at major property show MIPIM generally displayed a cautious optimism on the economic outlook but most acknowledged the new US administration is still an unknown quantity. Michal Kaczmarski reports.
City representatives from Poland, Ukraine and the Czech Republic attending the Mipim real estate fair are sanguine regarding investment from the US under President Trump.
India's attractiveness to Japan investors could be hit by concerns over rule changes by India's Reserve Bank that apparently overturn agreed contracts, reports N Chandra Mohan.
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