All Brexit analysis articles – Page 3

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    Brexit calls for landlord flexibility


    Brexit is having an impact in the rental as well as the for-sale market. Concerns are growing over changes to regulation; dips in property value; possible interest rate hikes meaning rents will have to increase, affecting affordability for tenants; and the ambiguity around having EU nationals as tenants.

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    VF Corporation to pre-let Midlands distribution centre


    The US fashion giant is expected to take a 579,000 sq ft unit at Mountpark Bardon on a build-to-suit basis

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    No need to be spooked by Brexit


    Amid all the Brexit anxiety, overseas investor sentiment has cooled towards UK property. Undoubtedly some investors are keeping their powder dry before making significant commitments to the UK. While uncertainty persists, this is likely to remain the case.

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    How widespread has Brexit stockpiling been?


    Many predicted companies would stockpile in the run-up to Brexit. But to date, only a modest amount of extra space has been taken as companies have made clever use of existing space. Adam Branson asks what happens next

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    London is still a magnet for investors


    Editor: With all the noise surrounding Brexit you would be forgiven for thinking that London is teetering on the edge of economic purgatory, and of being cut off from the supply of cautious global capital. The reality is altogether different. 

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    Resi volumes pick up in London


    Whisper it, but something seems to be stirring in the hitherto moribund London residential market. People have stopped fretting about Brexit and started buying and selling houses again.

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    BidX1 raises less than half the total achieved at February sale


    Auctioneer puts lower takings from latest online auction down to investors’ hesitancy over Brexit

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    To end Brexit fiasco May must go


    Liz Hamson commented in last week’s editorial that whatever other impacts Brexit might have had on the UK economy, it doesn’t seem to have damaged the residential sector as much as anyone might have predicted . I’ve always said that this would be the case. 

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    Article 50 should be revoked


    I am a Brexiteer and have spent a great deal of time explaining and arguing why I believe that leaving the EU was a bold and important move.

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    UK commercial investment falls 15% in Q1 amid Brexit delays


    Investment activity in the UK commercial property market tumbled by 15% in the first quarter of 2019 thanks to uncertainties caused by Brexit, according to data from JLL.

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    Article 50 extension may have been worst option


    Editor: Property investors pursuing purely opportunistic strategies will be disappointed with last week’s agreed Article 50 extension, which postponed an imminent hard Brexit. Likewise, real estate brokers looking for market movement will have found little to be cheerful about given extended uncertainty (

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    Brexit: remain and get the best deal


    Editor: I write in response to some of the claims Richard Tice made in his letter supporting his view that the UK should leave the EU for our economic benefit .

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    Six-month extension to Brexit deadline dashes upturn hopes


    Firm reports 27.6% year-on-year fall in Q1 deal volumes as prolonged Brexit uncertainty dampens market

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    Parliament’s restorative dome


    Given the mood of the country, pitchforking parliamentarians into a shed in Tamworth and bulldozing their decaying talking shop would win more votes than spending £4bn restoring the Palace of Westminster. Insurers may view the shower (water, not people) that caused the Brexit debate to be suspended on 4 April ...

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    Trade brands buck retail slump


    Investors target trade counters as tenant demand grows and supply is squeezed.

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    Canary Wharf’s lawyer braced for new twists in EMA dispute


    Clifford Chance’s Ben Hatton outlines what he thinks will happen next in the legal battle with the EMA 

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    Most London boroughs failing to build enough


    Knight Frank’s Patrick Gower says ‘mixed bag’ of ‘challenging conditions’ is to blame

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    Politicians crush confidence


    The stoicism of the British shopper has been reaffirmed since the EU referendum. Putting rabid remainers and leavers to one side – people who frankly deserve each other (Jacob Rees-Mogg and Anna Soubry should help the nation by eloping and going somewhere else) – despite the wearing political chaos, folks ...

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    Logistics thriving across Europe


    Mipim last week was dominated by talk of Brexit – in everything other than the logistics world, where we continue to see far bigger structural drivers at play.

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    A growing footprint in commercial real estate


    Aldermore is concentrating on widening the asset classes it supports to diversify its portfolio