Recent posts | Featured Topics | All posts

On Site Insight

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2019 @ 09:09 AM / by Philli Wong

Port Louis, Mauritius during survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Philli Wong.

Transportation and Expatriate life in Mauritius

Transportation in Mauritius can be challenging for new assignees. Driving is a necessary part of life here as traveling across the island for meetings and activities is common. The capital, Port Louis, is to the west, the airport is down south, the best beaches are in the north, the technology hub is in the center, and the popular residential areas and offices can be found across the Island.



Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

[fa icon="calendar'] May 02, 2019 @ 07:44 PM / by Amber Chan

Buenos Aires, Argentina during survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Amber Chan.

From Hong Kong to Banjul and everywhere in-between

At home in Hong Kong, getting around the city is simple due to our modern subway. When traveling for survey, I get the opportunity to experience the wide spectrum of ease and difficulty found in the world’s transportation systems



Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 10, 2019 @ 10:07 AM / by Amber Chan

Dutch Housing Market

The housing markets in the Dutch cities that I surveyed – Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam – are showing rapid growth with increased demand from new expatriate arrivals. While uncertainty looms, opportunity grows in the wake of change.



Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 18, 2019 @ 02:00 AM / by Zach Rossignol

London Housing Market

London has registered eight consecutive down quarters in real estate sales. Though the decline is not entirely due to Brexit, the continued uncertainty surrounding Brexit has shaken the confidence of many potential investors and home-buyers. Conversely, the lettings market remains stable, if not competitive, with demand above the available housing supply on the market.



Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2019 @ 07:48 AM / by Eugene Kobiako

mailto:inquiries@air-inc.com

A chart of the currency fluctuations in India since the demonetization in 2016.

Demonetization in India: a shock to the system

In November of 2016, the government of India decided to demonetize all the 500- and 1000-rupee banknotes and issued new 500- and 2000-rupee banknotes. The announcement came suddenly and gave people only until the end of 2016 to exchange their money.



Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 08, 2019 @ 07:24 AM / by Morgan Grenier

A night view of Dubai as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. 

Modern Construction, Planning, and Technology

While on the roads in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, you’re as likely to pass delivery-laden motor scooters as you are Lamborghinis, and all enjoy the smooth, well organized road systems in the country. 



Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 25, 2019 @ 12:05 AM / by Samuel Pearl Schwartz

A subway car in China during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Samual Pearl Schwartz.

Beijing, Shanghai, and Chengdu

When I took the metro at 6am on a Sunday morning in Beijing, trains were running every three minutes. This past quarter I surveyed six cities in China.



Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2019 @ 05:00 AM / by Morgan Grenier

A metro station in Dubai as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Amber Chan.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi: Transportation Infrastructure 

In my travels in the Middle East, ongoing construction has been a consistent sight, with plentiful cranes part of every skyline. While new skyscrapers and stadiums can be the most visible landmarks of expanding Gulf cities, the transportation infrastructure can’t be overlooked in its ability to transform daily life. 



Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]