The new Global Report from Grant Thornton "Uncovering opportunities for overseas investment and growth" has received a mention in the Wall Street Journal. Given the continuing growth in cross border property investment, the report discusses the influences on decisions around where and in what to invest.

We were surprised to discover how many executives globally suggested their decisions were ultimately made on the basis of what felt right.

While instinct and experience are vital, the report remind seeks to remind investors about the importance of exploring emerging opportunities rather than going with the obvious choices.