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The government has postponed the business rates revaluation for two years to gain a wider review of the firms affected by Covid-19.
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The economy has recovered half of the output lost during lockdown.
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In the third and final article in their lease series, Jennifer Ayris and Guy Whitehead look at how Covid-19 has affected the industrial sector.
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COMMENT The recent Stamp Duty Land Tax cut can support the sales market, but with 4.5m UK households currently in rented accommodation, and with demand for rental homes predicted to rise to 7.2m households by 2025, it’s imperative that the UK private rented sector is also supported.
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Comment: While most recent rent collection figures for many sectors have made for disappointing reading, at 63% for retail, 82% for logistics and 90% for offices, according to a Q2 2020 CBRE report, residential rental incomes have remained resilient, averaging 96%.
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House prices have been pushed to a record high after a loosening of mortgage terms and the chancellor’s stamp duty holiday.
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COMMENT The 2008 global financial crisis was credited with accelerating fintech and transforming the previously stagnant financial sector. Now, Covid-19 is set to do the same with proptech in commercial real estate, and the effects will be even more far reaching.
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COMMENT Over the past half decade we have seen a remarkable rise in environmental, social and governance criteria. The ESG investment market has an estimated $30tn (£24tn) in AUM, accounts for around one-third of all professionally managed assets around the world, and since 2015 more than 1,000 funds that focus on ESG investment principles have opened. Most now find themselves in uncharted territory as markets crash.
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Managed pub, bar and restaurant groups that had sites open in England in the first week after lockdown was lifted have reported collective like-for-like sales 39.8% down on the same week last year, according to the latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker
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There is a major imbalance between the number of senior living units needed and the number currently being delivered, according to exclusive data compiled by Irwin Mitchell and Knight Frank. The research also shows that while some local authorities appear to be getting to grips with the situation, others are lagging behind.
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There has been a sharp fall in UK real estate investment as a result of ‘a temporary lack of valuation transparency’ but experts say this has been partly mitigated by a significant increase in indirect investment through the public markets.
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Just 48% of retail rents have been collected since June rent quarter day, up from the 47% collected by retail landlords at the equivalent period in March, Property Week can reveal.
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The stamp duty cut has seen a surge of interest in London’s commuter belt.
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The London investment market has been given a further post-lockdown lift through the sale of an Aldgate development site with permission for a 14-storey office.
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Successful property strategies are all about understanding customer needs and delivering best-in-class services that reflect those needs.
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Calls on the government for a rent support scheme to stop a tidal wave of CVAs in the retail and hospitality sectors have intensified following the chancellor’s failure to include any rent relief measures in the summer statement.
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Demand for data centres has heightened during the lockdown, with huge schemes set to transform industrial areas in London and the commuter belt.
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Editor’s comment: So it seems that so far 2020 – from an investment point of view – hasn’t been that bad. European transactional figures, according to CBRE’s number crunchers, are only down by 2%, with €129bn (£117bn) traded.
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Commentary around the short-to-medium term future of the real estate sector does not make for comfortable reading. Headlines describing the desperate state of the retail market, casting doubt on the future of office space and speculating on the future of the hospitality industry are bleak. There is one clear exception – the build to rent sector. Having enjoyed gradual but sustained growth for a number of years, with a real acceleration in demand through 2019 and early 2020, BTR is proving to be an asset class in a class of its own. In a market challenged on almost all sides, could BTR be a much-needed glimmer of hope?
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A plan to sell 15% of state-owned car parks could free up land for 110,000 homes.
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