Despite the recent easing of Covid-19 restrictions, the UK’s commercial property market appears to be heading for a further significant shortfall in rent collection over the current fiscal quarter, according to the most recent study of rent and service collection rates published by Remit Consulting.
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Octopus Real Estate estimates that there could be as many as 2.5 million UK retirees who would desire retirement properties, as Covid-19 highlights the benefits community living offers.
Shaftesbury, a Real Estate Investment Trust which invests exclusively in the liveliest parts of London's West End, has seen footfall return to 86 per cent of the peak in December in 2020, just before London was placed into the third lockdown.
GHD survey reveals 40 per cent of people in the UK are considering moving to a different location as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic
Forty per cent of people in the UK are considering moving to a different location as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a recent survey by professional services company GHD.
A rapid rise in the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in Scotland presents an opportunity for the country’s property sector to contribute to the national drive for net zero and revive the hard-pressed retail sector, according to the latest research from Knight Frank.
Despite the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, global real estate investment managers raised at least EUR123 billion (USD150.7 billion) of new capital for non-listed real estate in 2020, according to the Capital Raising Survey 2021, published by ANREV, INREV and NCREIF.
Boutique real estate funder ASK Partners, “ASK”, has released figures from its 2021 investor survey of private clients. The survey polled 72 investors from ASK’s investor base of over 160 private clients who have in total invested GBP175 million in ASK deals.
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.
Additional 8.6 million sq m warehouse space needed in Europe to meet parcel delivery demand, says Savills
According to a recent report from Savills, an additional 8.6 million sq m of warehouse space is required by parcel companies in Europe between 2021 and 2025 to keep up with growing ecommerce demand.
According to Savills latest research, EUR9.4 billion was invested in German commercial real estate in the first quarter of 2021, 30 per cent below the five-year average, according to the latest research from Savills.