BNP Paribas Real Estate has identified a ‘top 10 list’ of highly desirable green places to live and work in London. The borough of Hammersmith and Fulham tops the list, followed by Westminster, Richmond upon Thames, Lambeth, Sutton, Bexley, Croydon, Greenwich, Ealing and Bromley.
Mileway, a pan-European last mile logistics real estate company, has signed a long-term lease with Amazon for a 10,000 sq m delivery station at Mileway’s last mile logistics property in Viernheim, Germany.
The City of Helsinki has launched a competition that invites proposals for the redevelopment of Makasiiniranta at South Harbour, the last old harbour area to be transformed for public use in Helsinki.
Investment into UK commercial real estate reached GBP2.6 billion in April 2021, down on the GBP4.2 billion seen in March according to Colliers’ latest Property Snapshot. The Easter holiday, the reopening of retail and leisure, and a lack of available industrial stock all played a role in the muted investment volumes recorded.
Gross industrial and warehouse take-up in Poland climbed to 1.6 million sq m in the first quarter of this year, representing an increase of 51per compared to the first three months of last year, according to “Occupier Insight – Industrial and Warehouse Market Q1 2021”, a report prepared by real estate advisory firm Cresa.
Real estate is gaining in popularity as an investment, according to a representative survey of more than 2,000 German citizens that has now been conducted on behalf of Commerz Real for the third time by the market research institute YouGov.
The West Midlands office market is bouncing back strongly as the UK continues to follow the roadmap out of lockdown, according to commercial property agents Burley Browne.
New data from BNP Paribas Real Estate shows that office- take-up rose by 29 per cent in Central London, including The City of London and West End, in the first three months of 2021, compared to the last quarter of 2020, reaching 1.2 million sq ft.
Bidwells Spring 2021 Oxfordshire report reveals that due to intense activity in 2020, Oxford has shown robust growth with 27 per cent take-up compared to 2019, bringing the area 43 per cent ahead of the ten-year trend. As a result of this demand, rents have reached a new high of GBP15.00 per sq ft.
The latest Prime London Property Demand Index by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has found that demand for high-end homes at GBP2 million and above has crept up by 1 per cent during the first quarter of the year, while there has been a 2 per cent increase at the GBP10 million-plus price point.
The Dutch warehousing and logistics market is undergoing one of its busiest ever periods, as the Netherlands cements its position as Europe's leading warehousing and logistics hub.
A rapid rise in the number of electric vehicles across the UK presents an opportunity to support high street and out of town retail and an additional income stream for landlords, according to the latest research from Knight Frank.