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The central south coast region is undergoing a major transformation, with significant public and private sector investment in new amenities and mixed-use commercial development.
Office markets in the UK’s major regional cities are expected to post strong growth again this year, following on from a stellar performance in 2015.
Bristol city centre office take-up for the first half of this year was just over 266,000 sq ft, down on the first half of last year when a record-breaking 295,350 sq ft was leased, according to a report by the Bristol Office Agents’ Society.
Growth in home ownership in eight of England’s largest cities has stalled as the rising cost of housing prices buyers out.
Recent investment figures for the South West of England are on the surface encouraging. Investment transactions across the region last year totalled £992.47m, according to Alder King’s Market Monitor 2015.
Two owner-occupiers have helped to increase the Bristol office take-up for the first half of this year by nearly a third compared with the same period last year, shows Spotlight Bristol Office, published by Savills last week.
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DB Symmetry has announced that it is to speculatively build a new 217,000 sq ft logistics unit - the first of its multi-million pound development in Swindon revealed by Property Week in February.