For the first time we will have trend data - albeit for the period 2008-2009 - so only 2 years. However, what a period to measure. The significance of events such as the global recession and the credit crisis will be measured.
It will be interesting to see the impact of those two global events on expatriate communities around the world. Only this week, the exodus of expats from Dubai is having an impact on property rentals in the city - check out the story here