Peak property: Building a bubble 

Ten years after the subprime mortgage crisis sparked the 2008 financial crash, global real estate markets are showing signs of a slowdown. In this series, the FT examines how cheap money stoked a property boom — and whether we are on the verge of another crash. 

After several years of cheap money and soaring prices, there are growing signs of problems in property markets

Shop vacancies rise across Europe and big brands desert New York’s Fifth Avenue

After a crackdown on foreign deals by Beijing, Chinese investors have all but disappeared from the market

In this video series, FT journalists respond to questions from the FT’s Instagram followers

From Vancouver to Sydney, high-end apartments are lying empty despite prices being slashed

The rush to construct upwards has led to 1,500 tall towers being built in the past decade

The shared office space provider sees itself as a technology, not a real estate, group 

There is little evidence that monetary policy alone can control house price swings