KEEPING YOUR FINGER ON THE PULSE OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
Keeping pace with global economic developments can be tricky. There’s a skill in blocking out all of the noise, political and otherwise, and focusing on the bottom line fundamentals. So, what do you really need to know as winter approaches?
For full briefing click here. Your Wealth Autumn 2018
Central London remains the hot-spot for global commercial investment.
Data recently released by Knight Frank outlined that the first half of 2018 saw commercial property investment in the UK total £6.89bn, surpassing previous expectations.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review September 2018
GROWTH PICKS UP BUT BREXIT FEARS LOOM LARGE.
Although the UK economy recently recorded its fastest rate of growth in almost a year, Brexit-related uncertainties continue to cast a shadow over future growth prospects.
For full briefing click here. Economic Review September 2018
Timely spike in remortgaging ahead of base rate rise seen
Just ahead of the Bank of England’s decision to raise the base rate by a further 0.25%, the second quarter of 2018 saw over three quarters of remortgaging applications via intermediaries result in completion.
For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review September 2018
Prime UK commercial property rent values rise by 0.7%
Commercial real estate services and investment firm, CBRE, have announced in their latest Prime Rent and Yield Monitor, that UK prime commercial property rental values saw an increase of 0.7% in Q2 2018.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review August 2018
INTEREST RATES UP BUT NO RUSH TO RAISE AGAIN
The Bank of England (BoE) has raised interest rates for only the second time in more than a decade, but stuck to its previous guidance that any further monetary tightening is likely to be only gradual and limited in extent.
For full briefing click here. Economic Review August 2018
Reduced supply means higher rents over next five years
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) latest survey indicates that rents could escalate by as much as 15% over a five year period, as a ’perfect storm’ of diminishing supply of rental properties, combines with increasing demand from tenants. RICS estimate that rents will increase by up to 2% over the next twelve month period alone.
For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review August 2018
ARE YOU BAD WITH MONEY? ONE IN TEN BRITS CONFESS THEY ARE
Many of us it seems aren’t great at managing our finances; according to a recent survey1,
putting away money for the future never quite makes it to the top of the ‘to-do’ list for one in ten of us.
For full briefing click here. Your Money Summer 2018
Olympia London to get major revamp
Olympia London Exhibition Centre is to benefit from a £700 million development plan to extend the area by over two acres, adding green space and including restaurants, a performing arts centre, and a theatre. The architects will be SPPARC, working together with renowned designer Thomas Heatherwick.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review July 2018
WARM WEATHER AND WEDDING BOOST GROWTH
The UK economy picked up some momentum during the three months to May as the hot weather and royal wedding sparked a modest rebound from the lacklustre performance recorded in the early part of the year.
For full briefing click here. Economic Review July 2018