Housing & Utilities

Housing can be one of the most emotional aspects of an assignment, securing a safe and comfortable rental is often top...
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Following the turbulence with the Argentinean economy, AIRINC recently published a blog update on the Peso and changes...
As an AIRINC researcher, I travel to new cities every few months and absorb as much as I can in my time onsite. It is...
Introducing the Global Salary Comparison (GSC), a highly configurable tool for evaluating compensation for...
Every quarter AIRINC provides a useful data points update on our cost-of-living research including housing, goods &...
Introducing the Global Salary Comparison (GSC), a highly configurable tool for evaluating compensation for...
AIRINC's 2023 Mobility Outlook Survey showed that international one-way transfers are one of the fastest growing policy...
To ensure your domestic transferees receive benefits that are aligned to market conditions, AIRINC has just released...
A large automotive company needed to simplify their program administration by enabling their partners to access their...
Every quarter AIRINC provides a comprehensive and insightful update on our cost-of-living research, including a...
Brazil is a beautiful country with diverse landscapes and a rich culture. Sources tell me expats are always excited...
Join us for one or both of the webinars in our Focus On series where we share insights from our updated data research...
Every quarter AIRINC provides a useful data points update on our cost-of-living research including housing, goods &...
In the world of long-term temporary assignments, two popular approaches are often used: the Home-Based Tax Equalized...
When you are relocating domestically what is the best solution for your company: full-service relocation, lump sum...
I had the amazing opportunity to travel to South America and host AIRINC’s first ever roundtables in Brazil and...
In the world of long-term temporary assignments, two popular approaches are often used: the Home-Based Tax Equalized...
On September 12th, AIRINC hosted our third Global Tax Chat. I was joined by my colleague, Jeremy Piccoli, and our...
When expatriates embark on the search for rental housing in Japan, it is crucial for them to be mindful of an...
In the world of long-term temporary assignments, two popular approaches are often used: the Home-Based Tax Equalized...
The mobility team at a leading biotechnology company was looking for ways to partner with their Talent Acquisition...
I had the amazing opportunity to travel to South America and host AIRINC’s first ever roundtables in Brazil and...
AIRINC has recently hosted another successful roundtable discussion in Singapore, where corporate companies come...
Housing can be one of the most emotional aspects of an assignment: securing a safe and comfortable rental is often top...
Singapore has long been a popular destination for companies and expatriate professionals, thanks to its safety,...
Developmental Housing In our most recent Mobility Outlook Survey for 2023, 30% of companies are expecting an increase...
Dubai is a popular city known for its luxurious lifestyle, world-class infrastructure, and stunning skyscrapers. Over...
Housing affordability and increased costs have long presented challenges for domestic relocation. Mortgage rates in the...
Housing can be one of the most emotional aspects of an assignment: securing a safe and comfortable rental is often top...
Residential rental markets in cities around Scotland are facing the difficult reality of low supply of rental units...
How does inflation impact Host Housing and Utilities? With inflation continuing to be a global issue, let’s review some...
According to AIRINC's recent U.S. Domestic Relocation benchmark, 29% of companies provide a cost of living allowance...
The U.S. housing markets continue to surge! Even with mortgage rate hikes, the U.S. housing market surge continues....
An interview with a global Pharma leader Mobility programs are seeking to partner with talent acquisition/recruiting to...
How is the rental market changing in Nigeria? Easing COVID-19 restrictions and the naira depreciation haveincreased...
Relocating talent in the U.S. can create affordability challenges for your employees, especially when deploying talent...
How have housing markets changed? Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has had noteworthy effects on many of Europe’s rental...
South Korea Rental Market Recent changes in bank interest rates and tax laws implemented in 2020 are two of the biggest...
In Tbilisi, there is a bridge called “Bridge of Peace,” designed to connect Old Tbilisi with the new district. Today,...
Switzerland is synonymous with mountains, lakes, and beautiful towns. When I was in Zurich to meet with housing...
Over the last two years, Seoul and Singapore have faced tremendous changes in their housing rental markets. Both...
Rents in and around London increased throughout Q1 and Q2 and are now noticeably higher than pre-pandemic levels. As...
Earlier this month AIRINC was invited to speak with Plus Relocation’s Advisory Council about the state of the US rental...
Calgary’s desirability is growing fast, causing quick movement in the housing market. With low cost of living, an...
Like other urban cities across the United States, San Francisco’s rental market took a big hit as many people in the...
Like most places around the world, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic....
The only constant is change…in prices Economic challenges exist when relocating employees within the United States....
Flexible work arrangements are nothing new as working from home for one or two days a week has been a long-standing...
As the conflict in Ukraine continues, the outflow of people is impacting neighboring housing markets, especially...
The most recent market data is clear: remote work continues to have a powerful impact on the cost of housing in the...
Recent headlines in the United States have been dominated by the rapid inflation of housing prices.
Are you seeking a creative solution to help your employees afford a home in these markets? Introducing AIRINC's U.S....
Before discussing the rental market in Istanbul, a housing source shared an old Ottoman wives’ tale about Turkish...
South Korea Real Estate Over the past two years, the South Korean government implemented a series of measures to...
Rent in South Korea While investigating the rental market in Seoul, I spoke with Yonjoo Oh, CEO of Reloko. Yonjoo said...
Relocating Trends Since the start of the pandemic, the United States has experienced unprecedented spikes in real...
What are the plus elements in your local-plus package? Local-Plus Packages are widely used in Hong Kong, but due to...
One thing that I really enjoy is being able to positively surprise someone with a ”Yes!”
Following the emergence of a COVID-19 vaccine, New York’s infection rate reduced to a third of its highest point in...
On October 13th, AIRINC hosted our first live benchmarking event. We conducted the session to help mobility...
The COVID-19 pandemic inspired a trend of assignees working remotely and moving from downtown living spaces to more...
What is the Greater Bay Initiative? The Greater Bay Area (GBA) is China’s ambitious goal to develop an integrated...
We have recently seen an increased level of interest from companies who are keen to find ways to capitalize on a softer...
Rents increased in Istanbul as demand for housing climbs and the value of the Turkish lira continues to slide against...
Famous for its history as a Mediterranean port city, Marseille is France’s second most populous city. It sits on the...
Mark Twain famously said, “buy land, they’re not making it anymore”. This rings true today as it relates to the U.S....
A Selection of AIRINC Research Results This quarter’s cost of living research was conducted primarily in Europe, Asia,...
Global Mobility is often challenged by local HR about the housing budgets in a given location. What do you do in this...
An Erratic Market in Dubai Like many locations throughout the world, the rental market in Dubai has been chaotic since...
The island country of Barbados was not initially hit hard by the pandemic. Only in recent months has the country...
The COVID-19 pandemic has been the main topic of interest for most cities I have researched over the past year. I...
The COVID-19 pandemic created more opportunities for negotiating rents around the world. In some markets, landlords are...
AIRINC Housing Update Below are select snapshots of rental markets around the world. These updates are taken from...
Taubaté’s rental market experienced rising demand in recent months. I spoke with local housing sources who explained...
In recent months, several major oil companies expanded their offshore drilling operations in Guyana to include...
After experiencing years of a decline in housing market activity, Australian cities Darwin and Perth are now the...
A Selection of AIRINC Research Results This quarter’s cost of living research was conducted primarily in North America,...
Since March of 2020, more than 450,000 Australian citizens and permanent residents returned home on the advice of the...
Supply Crunch Over the past year, the rental market in San Juan, Puerto Rico experienced a significant supply crunch of...
Affordable Housing Shortage The Hague’s rental market has been facing an affordable housing shortage over the past...
Moscow, Russia. Photo taken from the AIRINC research archives. Moscow The rental market in Moscow has been greatly...
Dublin, Ireland Rents dropped in Dublin in the wake of COVID-19. Supply increased as assignees left the city and new...
Glass buildings in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Photo taken by AIRINC Surveyor Oscar Rasson. Cologne, Germany Due to limited...
Entry suspended, market not upended. Although China has continued to suspend the entry of most foreigners, Shanghai’s...
Skyrocketing, falling, leveling: 2020's impact on Georgetown prices Between August 2019 and March 2020, Georgetown...