Office take-up spikes on London’s South Bank

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 09:16

A total of 549,357 sq ft was leased on London’s South Bank in Q4 2018, which was nearly double the Q3 level, according to the latest South Bank Market Update from Union Street Partners. »

Edinburgh and Glasgow house prices to trump UK averages over next five years

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 09:35

House prices in Edinburgh and Glasgow are set to grow by 16.5 per cent and 13.7 per cent respectively over the next five years to 2023, according to new research from the UK’s leading property consultancy, JLL. »

Europe’s logistics sector on the cusp of significant change

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 09:55

Europe’s EUR870 million logistics sector is on the cusp of significant change, according to new research from Aberdeen Standard Investments and Transport Intelligence, which shows that the people working in these facilities are vital but that technology is changing the nature of employment, with far reaching implications for the industry and real estate investors committing capital to it. »

Further growth expected in German house prices, says Scope

Mon, 04/02/2019 - 20:25

German house prices continued to grow in 2018 but year-on-year growth slowed. Decelerating growth does not, however, indicate the start of a material deterioration in German house prices. Residential credit quality is expected to remain strong. »

UK PRS investment reached record levels in 2018

Thu, 31/01/2019 - 09:24

Institutional investment into the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) reached a record total of GBP3.1 billion in 2018, up 33 per cent from 2017, according to CBRE’s latest UK Residential Investment report. »

China Property Investment Soars 9.5 per cent in 2018 to record high

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 09:37

China's commercial real estate (CRE) investment hit a new record-high of RMB296 billion (approximately USD43.8 billion) in 2018, climbing a formidable 9.5 per cent over 2017, amid the country's clampdown on lending, impact of the prevailing trade frictions with the US and a cooling domestic economy. »

Christopher Hayward, JP Morgan

JP Morgan’s 2019 Alternatives Outlook highlights opportunities across hedge funds, private equity, private credit, real estate and real assets

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 08:48

JP Morgan Asset Management released its inaugural Global Alternatives Outlook featuring a 12- to 18-month outlook for each of the key alternative asset classes and highlighting the firm’s CEOs, CIOs, portfolio managers and strategists’ most promising investment ideas over that time horizon. »

Retail sector has most to gain from disruptive technology, say real estate professionals

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 08:22

Real estate investors ranked the retail sector as offering the most potential for value creation through disruptive technology ahead of the logistics and office sectors, all of which can benefit from technologies such as smart buildings, the Internet of Things and data analytics. »

Property investors face up to Scotland’s risk and reward

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 08:48

A cocktail of threats and opportunities awaits investors in Scotland’s commercial property market this year as it braces itself for renewed headwinds, according to property consultants JLL. »

Real estate investors should focus on income in 2019, says Savills IM

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 07:05

Real estate investors should focus on preserving income streams in 2019, while the logistics and unloved retail sectors offer opportunities in Europe and Asia, according to Savills Investment Management (Savills IM). »

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