REPORT

Supply of UK care home beds fails to keep up with demand, says Knight Frank

Supply of UK care home beds fails to keep up with demand, says Knight Frank

The UK healthcare sector has seen stifled supply growth in care home beds in the past year despite ever-increasing demand, with data from leading global property adviser Knight Frank revealing that UK care home supply has grown by only 6 per cent in the last decade, while the UK’s over 65 population has increased by 22 per cent over the same period.

PERFORMANCE

Returns soar for European non-listed real estate in Q2

Returns soar for European non-listed real estate in Q2

Results from the latest pan-European INREV Quarterly Asset Level Index reveal the strong performance of European non-listed real estate. Total returns hit 3.01 per cent in Q2 2021, driven largely by capital growth of 2.10 per cent (up from 0.42 per cent the previous quarter) and marking the fourth consecutive quarter of positive performance, and the best quarterly result in three and a half years. 

RESEARCH

Significantly more German commercial real estate transactions on the horizon in the second half of the year

Significantly more German commercial real estate transactions on the horizon in the second half of the year

Approximately EUR22.9 billion was invested in German commercial property during the first half of 2021, according to Savills. At around EUR13 billion, the investment volume in Q2 was the second highest of any quarter since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country but remained around 17 per cent below the five-year average quarterly volume prior to the pandemic.