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Cambridge tops BNP Paribas Real Estate’s location analysis model as most desirable green city to live and work in

Cambridge tops BNP Paribas Real Estate’s location analysis model as most desirable green city to live and work in

BNP Paribas Real Estate has identified a UK wide ‘top 10 list’ of highly desirable green places to live and work outside of the capital. The university city of Cambridge tops the list followed by Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Exeter, Bristol, Dundee, Reading, Leeds, Edinburgh and finally Newcastle completing the top 10.  

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Food and grocery sector becomes new core of retail property investment, says Savills

Food and grocery sector becomes new core of retail property investment, says Savills

According to Savills, the food sector is becoming the new core in retail property investment. Last year, for the first time, investments in supermarkets, hypermarkets and food discount stores accounted for a record 21 per cent of total European retail activity, up from a five-year average of 7 per cent. Despite the decline of retail sales growth in 2020 (from 3.9 per cent in 2019 to 1.7 per cent in 2020), food and grocery sales increased by 7.5 per cent, and are expected to continue to rise by 2.2 per cent per annum over the next five years.  

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Momentum continued in industrial & logistics and living sectors in Q1 2021 across EMEA region, says Colliers

Momentum continued in industrial & logistics and living sectors in Q1 2021 across EMEA region, says Colliers

The industrial and logistics sector has seen continued strong momentum while large scale office transactions have slowed in European investment volumes, as many countries saw overall activity halve in comparison to Q1 2020, notes Colliers in its latest EMEA Markets Snapshot Capital Markets Q1 2021.