A Focus on the Middle East - Why invest in London?
4 of the UK's top 7 universities are based in London
20 of the 91 top universities in the UK are in London
1 in 4 students attending London's higher education institutions are from outside the US
Over 100,000 international students study in London
The Brexit Opportunity:
Many Middle Eastern Currencies are pegged to the US$ so the current exchange rate makes UK properties approximately 20% cheaper at the moment
£ at a 30 year low against the dollar
UK investment: Staying within the UK following the fall in sterling and reluctance to now move it over
Recent election of Donald Trump:
Subsequent bans on Arab travel have made many Arabs uneasy and curbed GCC/ME investment into the US.
The opposite is true of London where diversity has been embraced and the first Muslim Mayor of London has been elected.