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Commitment continues to counter underlying caution
London has been overtaken by Hong Kong as the city with the most expensive office rents in the world.
In the first quarter, Shanghai GDP growth reached 7.8%. Meanwhile, Shanghai fixed asset investment and real estate investment, particularly office property investment, grew at a rapid pace and remained attractive for domestic and foreign investors alike.
Research compiled by Savills shows that office take-up in Birmingham city centre stood at 90,767 sq ft in the first quarter of 2013.
This year’s Midsummer Retail Report paints a more upbeat picture of a sector heading into a seven-year recovery. Here are some of the facts and figures from the report.
Property Week, in association with Brook Intelligence, has produced this comprehensive company report on the UK’s fourth largest food retailer, operating around 475 stores, Morrisons.
Most new supply this year will be concentrated in the Nanjing West Road, Huaihai Middle Road and Hongqiao areas.
The shopping centre development market will be bolstered by the addition of 2.69m sq ft of new space delivered in the next 12-18 months, a report by Cushman & Wakefield claims.
The last 12 months has been one of the busiest periods in recent history in the forecourt property sector. Barber Wadlow estimates that there have been over 1,100 petrol stations sold or let since the end of 2011, whichrepresents an incredible 13% of the total number of forecourts (8,587 sites).
The weak global economic outlook and eurozone debt crisis continue to weigh heavily on the UK property investment market.
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Jones Lang LaSalle: Retail and leisure parks OSCAR 2012 - Service Charge Analysis for Retail and Leisure Parks
Retail & Leisure Park OSCAR 2012 provides research on 2011 reconciled service charge costs and 2012 service charge budgets.
An executive summary of Trevor Wood Associates’ retail and leisure guide detailing 1,570 retail parks, shopping parks, retail and leisure parks, leisure parks, major leisure schemes and retail warehousing developments.
The past five years have proven to be a challenging time for the Scottish hotels sector. This was the result of a crippling recession that not only affected hotels, but all other commercial property sectors in Scotland.
Since the announcement in July 2005 of London’s successful bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games, Drivers Jonas Deloitte have tracked the development of new sports facilities available to the public across London
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The hint of optimism that was seen amongst small and medium to large businesses in August has permeated all groups in the survey.
Re-pricing to spur demand for well let secondary assets.
State Street Global Advisors provide commentary on the market
Early July saw a flurry of activity by central banks, with rate cuts in the Euro area, China and Denmark, and more QE for the UK
There may not be much to buy in London, but there are plenty of gems for overseas investors across Britain.
One size does not fit all: diverse opportunities in London’s rental market
DTZ has suggested that there is “mounting evidence of recovery” in UK property, driven by an increase in non-bank lending and also banks sorting out their balance sheets.
Net property investment still solid but unspectacular
Cities are the heartbeat of the UK economy. Despite occupying just nine percent of .the UK’s land they’re where over half of us live and they contribute 60 percent of the UK’s economic output.
The Government Estate is a great national asset. We need to use it better. We can cut costs, and reinvest the savings in public services. We can use it to enable work practices that are more modern and flexible, while helping government to reduce its carbon footprint.
Access to a supply of development land is a vital ingredient in successful economic growth.
Co-operatives UK was commissioned by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to explore options for the mutualisation of Post Office Ltd as suggested in the report
The Kent, and wider South East market, is very patchy and there is sometimes little reason to it.
A report looking at the impact of the recession on international farmland markets.