In the northern part of Basel, a new neighborhood is being built in the Klybeck industrial zone. A consortium of real estate specialists, including Credit Suisse Asset Management's Global Real Estate unit, is combining forces to develop the largest former industrial site in Switzerland. It is an innovative model for major projects of this kind in the future.
Indexed investments have grown in popularity. While attention in the last few years had mainly concentrated on exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the focus has recently shifted to include index funds as well. Both product classes are transparent, cost-efficient investment options, yet they differ from one another and have their own specific advantages.