Investors flock to Scotland and the north for better returns

Scottish investment map

Scotland, the East Midlands and northern England are benefiting from sky-high property prices in London as real estate investors increasingly look to the regions for value, according to new data from JLL.

In the first half of 2018, investment in the Scottish property market hit £1.35bn – an 86% increase on the £731m recorded in the same period last year. The East Midlands saw a similarly impressive 72% rise in investment volumes, while activity in the North East and Yorkshire and the Humber increased by 52% and 56% respectively. By comparison, investment activity in central London grew by a modest 3%.

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