Brexit

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  • Freeths preview

    Freeths forecast dinner: how will 2020 pan out for property?

    2020-02-21T11:17:00+00:00By

    Freeths and Property Week assembled a panel of industry experts to survey the big issues for 2020, including life after Brexit, climate change, the future of retail and the prospects for flexible offices.

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    Will it be boom or bust under Boris?

    2020-02-20T00:00:00+00:00By

    The manufacturing sector is divided over the prime minister’s Brexit strategy, with agents noting an increase in activity, while others highlight the continuing decline in output.

  • Houses

    Outlook for residential sector is bound to improve

    2020-02-13T16:36:00+00:00By Daniel Austin

    Editor: Your article last week, ‘Institutional investors looking to invest more in the resi sector’, revealed a not unsurprising trend. With Brexit certainty and the ‘Boris bounce’ effect taking hold, the outlook for property – particularly residential – is bound to improve.

  • Esther McVey

    No. 10: who stays and who goes?

    2020-02-06T00:00:00+00:00By

    When Stephen Barclay, the secretary of state at the Department for Exiting the European Union, resigned at 23:01 hours on 31 January as his department wound itself up, he started the reshuffle Boris made clear would follow once we had formally left the EU.

  • City of London

    It’s no surprise flex office providers are expanding

    2020-01-30T16:35:00+00:00By

    Editor: Your recent article ‘Over 1,000 companies to open new post-Brexit offices in UK’ is further evidence that Brexit-related doom and gloom in the UK property market has been misplaced. The evidence indicates that the UK is still open for business – and the office sector especially looks set to ...

  • Liz Hamson

    Will we see a Brexit bounce?

    2020-01-24T00:00:00+00:00By

    This time next week, we will be officially leaving the EU – or, more accurately, entering a fraught transition period with a frighteningly tight deadline.

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    The latest twists in my sobriety

    2020-01-23T00:00:00+00:00By

    So Brexit is oven ready, but what will it taste like? REITs rebounded 30% at the end of last year on the Conservatives’ election victory, twice the rise in the equity market. We issued our 2020 Outlook note memorandum ‘Re-selling the Dodo REITs’ and view the recent rebound in share ...

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    European funds’ exposure to UK property halves

    2020-01-17T00:00:00+00:00By

    The weighting of pan-European property funds to UK property has almost halved since the Brexit vote, reveals data from MSCI’s Pan-European Property Fund Index (PEPFI).

  • Affordable homes aerial

    New initiative gives fresh hope for affordable housing delivery

    2020-01-16T00:00:00+00:00By

    Industry is cautiously optimistic that government’s First Homes policy will succeed where Starter Homes failed.

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