DAVID FORBES

SAVILLS PRIVATE OFFICE

Category
Property Advisers
Company Size
International

Few feel the pulse of global wealth like David Forbes, a man who possesses perhaps the most enviable contacts book in property (having over 600 offices with 30,000 people in 60-plus countries at your fingertips helps). London remains an attractive option to many UHNWs, he says, but others are ‘inevitably looking further afield’ to places like Australia, Auckland, Vancouver, Los Angeles and San Francisco — especially among Middle Eastern and East Asian UHNWs. ‘Education is the main reason they will invest outside their own countries — and these destinations have been safe havens against the disruption of the Middle East and the uncertainty in China,’ Forbes tells Spear’s.

David Forbes
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