Warehousing and logistics property breaks all records in 2014

admin January 28, 2015

Back in April 2014 we posted an article on the positive impact, in terms of demand and development, on commercial property created by internet sales. According to research by Savills, 2014 was a stellar year for demand, take-up, development and funding for the warehouse and logistics property market – here are some highlights taken from Savills research;-

2014 has seen previously unheard levels of take-up in the logistics sector… read the rest of “Warehousing and logistics property breaks all records in 2014”

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How will the general election affect commercial property?

admin November 13, 2014

With the general election scheduled for May 2015 what will the impact be on the commercial property market? Potentially not very great according some interesting research on IPD property trends by KF see below.

'The IPD monthly index goes back to December 1986, so covers six general elections. This is not a big sample, although going much further back would have risked overly historic data influencing our interpretation. The UK economy and political scene… read the rest of “How will the general election affect commercial property?”

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Is South East demand growing for industrial space?

admin November 6, 2014

A new study indicates a positive shift in confidence in the provincial industrial property markets of the South East.
The study, commissioned by Brierley & Coe, reveals an improvement in the demand situation over the 12-month period up to 1st September 2014.
The study into the availability and take-up of industrial and warehouse space focuses on the seaside town of Worthing and its nine principle trading areas where… read the rest of “Is South East demand growing for industrial space?”

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Record Q2 for UK commercial real estate investment

admin August 7, 2014

Costar unveils its Q2 report on the bullish UK commercial property investment market as investors are attracted by the returns available in the sector;

'It was another stellar quarter for investment in UK commercial real estate with £13.6bn in verified transactions closing in the three months to June,
with expectations of future interest rate rises yet to have a negative impact on demand for UK real estate.
Investment soared… read the rest of “Record Q2 for UK commercial real estate investment”

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UK embraces internet shopping

admin April 16, 2014

UK embraces internet shopping
Online retail sales in the UK were valued at £38.83bn (2013) and are expected to grow by 15.8% in 2014 to nearly £45bn. In the UK  the online share of retailing is expected to rise from 12.1% (2013) to 13.5% (2014) – incredibly, this exceeds even the US in terms of market share. (source; Centre for retail research) and shows how switched on to e-tailing… read the rest of “UK embraces internet shopping”

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