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Safety of ‘Bricks and Mortar’ – commercial property investment proves popular

admin September 28, 2015

As at the 22nd September the FTSE100 index had plummeted nearly 1,200 points (-16.5%) from its high point back in April with other indices around the world faring even worse. Compare these figures with recent research published by Investment Property Databank which shows that UK commercial property investment continues to show positive growth (1% in August) – in fact ‘All Property’ total returns for the 12 month period to 31st… read the rest of “Safety of 'Bricks and Mortar' - commercial property investment proves popular”

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Continuing low UK interest rates could nurture further commercial property value growth

admin September 11, 2015

In an article published in The Guardian, the first rise in UK interest rates could be delayed until autumn 2016, according to City expectations, as market turmoil in China raises the prospect of historically low borrowing costs staying in place for longer than expected. Contemporaneous research by Dr Walter Boettcher, chief economist at Colliers International, provides a contrary outlook to recent escalating anticipation that the UK commercial property market has… read the rest of “Continuing low UK interest rates could nurture further commercial property value growth”

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Upturn in commercial property development activity strongest since Sept 2014

admin July 14, 2015

According to research published this month, UK commercial developers indicated a further expansion of activity in June. The report by Savills & Markit shows activity up to +22.2% from +18.1% in May, the headline total Commercial Development Activity Index – a net balance monitoring the overall performance of the UK commercial property sector – was at a nine-month high.

Growth of public commercial projects eased, while that for private… read the rest of “Upturn in commercial property development activity strongest since Sept 2014”

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Big demand for Worthing industrial space

admin May 1, 2015

A new commercial property report to be published shortly highlights significant take-up of warehouse and industrial space in Worthing on the South Coast.

The May 2015 update commissioned by South East property consultants Brierley & Coe, near Brighton, reveals that a continued improvement in economic conditions is reflected in a net reduction of available space.

While demand for space remains strong, the modest volume of accommodation leased or… read the rest of “Big demand for Worthing industrial space ”

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Key Worthing development now taking shape

admin April 29, 2015

Phase 1 of plans for a 700 home extension to the Worthing urban area and significant community facilities at West Durrington, Worthing are rapidly taking shape. Infrastructure and ground preparation works for the West Durrington Consortiums  (Bovis, Taylor Wimpy ,Persimmon and Heron LD) scheme are well underway. The project, which has been under discussion for nearly 20 years, is now becoming a reality and will form the largest urban expansion to the town for more… read the rest of “Key Worthing development now taking shape”

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