Germany and Central Eastern Europe (CEE) reported investment turnover growth across commercial real estate in H1 2019, despite the effects of Covid-19 in Q2, according to Savills latest European Investment Spotlight.
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New report predicts UK long income real estate market is now worth around GBP30bn and will continue to grow rapidly
The UK long-income real estate market is worth around GBP30 billion and is continuing to grow rapidly, according to a new report from Alpha Real Capital (Alpha), a specialist manager of secure income real assets.
UK commercial property investment activity slowly recovering as levels reach GBP2 billion for second month running, says Colliers International
Commercial property investment activity is slowly recovering in the UK, but remains below levels typical for this time of the year, according to global real estate advisor Colliers International.
According to Savills latest research, European office vacancy rates increased by an average of 30bps to 5.8 per cent during Q2 2020. However, vacancy rates remain at historic lows and well below the equilibrium of c9 per cent, separating rental growth from decline.
Edinburgh’s office market is in a strong position to weather the UK’s first recession in 11 years, according to analysis from Knight Frank.
British Business Bank appoints interim CEO of British Business Investments and British Patient Capital
The British Business Bank has appointed Judith Hartley as CEO on an interim basis of the Bank’s two commercial subsidiaries, British Business Investments and British Patient Capital from 1 September.
Investing in real estate is the number one priority of Hong-Kong investors seeking to move capital to Europe, followed by establishing investment funds and financial services, a survey by Invest Cyprus has found.
Buyers from Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates and India currently lead overseas interest in purchasing apartments and houses in Prime Central London’s best addresses, alongside domestic UK applicants working in finance and law.
According to Savills, the growing number of European cyber attacks has attracted EUR2.3 billion of venture capital (VC) investment into European headquartered cybersecurity companies during the last five years, with a record level of EUR724 million recorded in 2019.
Flexible office occupancy levels have reached almost 60 per cent in some locations across Europe according to Workthere’s latest findings.