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The future of commercial property in the post-Covid world

The future of commercial property in the post-Covid world

By Zvi Noé (pictured), founding partner of Capreon, Noé Group – There’s no denying that many trends rapidly accelerated over the course of the pandemic. This is nothing new. With Covid-19 restrictions forcing people to stay at home, there was an absolute necessity to use technology for everyday tasks. The result was a fundamental shift in the way people work and shop, thus having wide repercussions for the commercial property industry.

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UK retail investment rebounds

UK retail investment rebounds

Investment in UK retail property is beginning to rebound with transaction  volumes totalling GBP2.76 billion in the first half of the year, up 80 per cent on the same period in 2020, according to new analysis from Knight Frank.

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Strong outlook for UK hotels as investment volumes up 135 per cent vs H2 2020, says Savills

Strong outlook for UK hotels as investment volumes up 135 per cent vs H2 2020, says Savills

UK hotel investment volumes reached GBP1.70 billion in the first half of 2021, across 59 deals,  representing an increase of 135.2 per cent compared to the previous six-month period (July-December 2020), according to the international real estate adviser Savills. While this continues to be below the pre-pandemic five-year average of GBP2.43 billion for the same period, the positive momentum demonstrates the robustness of the sector and emphasises the green shoots that are being seen in terms of the UK hotel investment landscape, says the firm.