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After a tumultuous 2016, the coming year is expected to be a tough one for the UK property market. Returns are forecast to be flat or marginally positive as capital values continue to drift down.
The UK property market in 2016 was dominated by one event – the EU referendum. The most dramatic repercussions came in the hours and days after the vote. The UK Real Estate Index plunged 22% in just two days and companies with a strong bias to the London office market saw their share prices fall further still.
The biggest North American investors in UK listed property companies significantly increased their holdings immediately following the EU referendum and have since switched from investing in the biggest REITs to smaller companies, data from Radnor Capital Partners has revealed.
The property industry is still remarkably upbeat despite the market slowdown since the EU referendum, according to this year’s Smith & Williamson survey.
A report commissioned by the Investment Property Forum (IPF) has shone a light on the nascent but fastgrowing real estate crowdfunding market and warned that it could have a far-reaching impact on the wider property market.
UK banks and building societies increased their share of the commercial property debt market in the first half of 2016 after several years during which their market share has fallen significantly.
CBRE Global Investors has refinanced its Dutch retail fund by extending its €325m (£280m) revolving credit facility with an additional €200m.