My company targets diverse investment locations for permanent building acquisitions and have people on the ground there.
For very good reasons, in eastern Europe, Riga and Budapest are our main location goals.
Electricity costs in Hungary have risen 700% so far this year. The state-owned power company bills now arrive with messages printed on them blaming George Soros and Brussels for the soaring price increases.
New Zealanders lack the requisite sense of humour to wear this, but I must say if I owned one of our power companies I’d love to wind the customers up with a printed message on the monthly bill saying “The rising cost is all bloody Jacinda’s fault.”