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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.
In a difficult climate for retailers it has become increasingly important for landlords to add some ‘theatre’ to their retail assets to help drive footfall and increase customer dwell time.
UK investment volumes held in 2011, up 0.8% to £1.5bn, with 68% of this focused on London and the South East.
“Hotels, in particular upscale hotels due to their high dependence on business travel and wealthy clientele, were hit as well as cities with a high reliance on the United Kingdom as a source market. The United Kingdom as a destination benefited from the cheap rate of sterling.”
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
At €6.8bn in 2011, investment in hotels in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK continued the recovery started in 2010.
As market conditions toughened from 2007 onwards, the focus of many investors and operators in our sectors shifted from acquisition and expansion to efficiency improvement and business preservation.
"Lettings activity for commercial property moved higher in Q4, for the second consecutive quarter. Net balances for enquiries, demand and confidence picked up at a faster pace. Of the sectors, retail property continues to lag with tenant demand still in decline across most regions outside of London and the South East."