Growth in UK grocery sector
Colliers International annual UK Grocery Report has revealed that property investors put £1.78bn into the UK grocery sector in 2019, which is 80% up on volumes in the previous year.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review February 2020
London sees surge in luxury property prices
Prices for prime London property surged in the final quarter of 2019, the latest Coutts London Prime Property Index found. On average, prices increased by 5.3% in 2019 – with 4.8% of this coming from Q4 alone.
For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review February 2020
THINK-TANKS ISSUE BUDGET WARNING
The new Chancellor has been warned he will either need to increase taxes or break the government’s borrowing rules when he delivers the country’s first post-Brexit Budget on Wednesday 11 March.
For full briefing click here. Economic Review February 2020
WHAT DOES 2020 HOLD FOR THE MORTGAGE MARKET AND YOU?
There is no doubt that the property market has been affected by ongoing economic and political uncertainty. However, despite hesitation from buyers and vendors, resulting in reduced activity in certain areas, recent research indicated that the property market over the next 12 months shows signs of resilience.
For full briefing click here. Your Home Finance Winter 2020
What’s on the horizon for commercial property?
After a turbulent 2019 (particularly for retail), Savills has made some predictions for what 2020 could hold for the commercial property market. They fall into three main categories: overseas investment, office development and the future of retail.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review January 2020
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU?
It’s the New Year. We’re all full of plans for what we want to accomplish and making resolutions left, right and centre. It could be hitting the gym, finally getting around to that long-awaited clear-out or… perhaps getting a grip on your finances?
For full briefing click here. Your Wealth Winter 2020
The UK officially left the EU on 31 January and is now embarking on an 11-month transition period during which formal trade negotiations will take place.
Brexit has undoubtedly been an arduous process, costing two British Prime Ministers their jobs and dividing families the length and breadth of the country. However, since Boris Johnson won an landslide victory in December’s election with a mandate to ‘get Brexit done’, the UK had been heading inexorably towards the EU exit door.
For full briefing click here. Economic Review January 2020
Experts’ predictions for 2020 – ‘cautiously optimistic’
The Conservatives’ general election win and increased certainty on the direction of Brexit have led property experts to predict growth confidence in the housing market in 2020. However, their optimism is cautious, according to researchers at Savills who have predicted a 1% rise. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors gave a more confident prediction of 2%.
For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review January 2020
GET YOUR FINANCES ON TRACK IN 2020 WITH THESE HEALTHY HABITS
After the excesses of the festive season, many people are looking to get fit and shape up for the New Year. Of course, improving your lifestyle is a worthy goal, but don’t forget that it’s also a perfect time to whip your finances into shape. So, as well as hiring a personal trainer, why not focus on getting your finances looking as healthy as possible?
For full briefing click here. Your Money Winter 2020
Take-up of warehouse space surges towards end of 2019
According to Savills, a wide range of occupiers are causing a surge in demand for industrial warehouse space (units of 100,000 sq. ft. plus), with take-up due to hit a total of 33 million sq. ft. by the end of this year. In particular, take-up by third-party logistics (3PL) providers has hit a record high, climbing to 8.3 million sq. ft. by Q3.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review December 2019