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.
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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.
Logistics real estate specialist Prologis has released a new report that summarises the economic impact of its worldwide operations.
Although the mood among providers of logistics investments has clouded slightly due to the coronavirus crisis, almost three quarters of those surveyed in a new study by Scope expect rents for logistics properties to rise over the next three years.
Commercial real estate investment volume in Poland surpassed EUR2.85 billion in the first six months of the year, the second best result ever, accord ing to a new report by real estate advisory firm Cresa.