Propeterra has done research into special situations in Stockholm, Japan, Grenada, and London.

Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, is the second most significant technology center in the world after Silicon Valley. In the first half of 2016, more money was invested in start-ups in the city than the whole of the preceding year. The home of music-streaming service, Spotify, and payments firm, Klarna, is gaining increasing investment from some of the largest funds in the world. 


Special Situations
Crossrail, London Crossrail, a major infrastructure project, is set to make London even more globally competitive than before. The new rail line costing nearly 15 billion pounds will better connect the city from east to west, making travel between commuter zones and commercial centers convenient and cost efficient. The popularity of the scheme and the contribution it is expected to make to the UK economy has already lead to consultations on a further line being built from north to south.
Grenada Grenada- and its decision to offer citizenship by investment- is a true special situation. Small in size, with a trade-focused economy and growing tourism sector, investors in real estate can gain visa-free travel to multiple countries and a favorable taxation regime. With increasing numbers of developments off-plan, Propeterra is able to offer exposure to a stable country with obvious financial incentives.
Niseko, Japan In the north of Japan, Niseko has emerged as one of the premier ski destinations in the world. Termed the 'St Moritz of Asia' and a long-time favorite with locals, it has recently attracted significant interest from both Chinese and American tourists. In response a series of major international branded hotels and serviced apartments are seeking to gain exposure to this market. Although some commentators have characterized Niseko as a bubble likely to burst, the general recovery int he Japanese property market is reassuring.

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