Brexit news and views
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.
2020-02-06T00:00:00+00:00By Steve Norris
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.
2020-01-30T16:35:00+00:00By Giles Fuchs
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 ...
2020-01-23T00:00:00+00:00By Mike Prew
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 ...
2020-01-16T00:00:00+00:00By Mitchell Labiak
Industry is cautiously optimistic that government’s First Homes policy will succeed where Starter Homes failed.
2020-01-10T00:00:00+00:00By Graham Lanktree
Even after the Conservatives’ decisive general election victory in December, Brexit uncertainty is expected to continue to loom over the UK property market in 2020, according to the latest UK Consensus Forecasts report from the Investment Property Forum (IPF).
2019-12-19T00:00:00+00:00By The Property Week team
Agents are looking forward to a busier 2020 but concerns remain about upcoming Brexit negotiations.