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Measures introduced by the government to allow offices to be converted to residential without planning permission led to the loss of over 6m sq ft of office space in England last year, a report has found.
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Appetite for residential investment among institutional investors has never been higher, and large numbers are looking to trade out of other sectors to fund deals, a survey by Internos has found.
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Where is the bounce? The question has been on the lips of many a high-end London residential agent since the general election.
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The FTSE 100 has recorded its biggest weekly loss of the year, with shares continuing to fall sharply on Friday.
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One of the property industry’s leading commentators has called the top of the market, predicting the value of the UK’s real estate investment trusts (REITs) will stall in the first half of next year and fall in the second half of 2016.
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The volume of syndicated real estate finance loans across the EMEA region in the first half of this year reached its highest level since 2008, according to Dealogic.
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Foreigners must be stopped from buying UK homes with “plundered or laundered cash” as part of a “global effort” to defeat corruption, David Cameron is expected to say in a speech later.
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Lack of supply and high domestic and international demand are pushing London prime residential prices upwards, says Bruce Ritchie, chief executive of Residential Land.
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You can only sell the crown jewels once - it’s an oft-repeated phrase in the investment community when the subject of retail sale and leasebacks crops up.
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Watch retailer Swatch Group has signed a record rent for a new Oxford Street store, paying £1,010/ sq ft for its zone A space.
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Central London office take-up has jumped 20% since the General Election signalling businesses’ confidence in a Conservative majority government
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UK student housing investment in 2015 has passed £3.8bn in the first six months of the year and is set to hit a record £5.75bn by year end, according to the latest figures released by JLL.
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Figures by Genworth show a sharp drop in high loan-to-value mortgage lending, with 90% mortgages falling by 26% in Q1 and 95% mortgages down by £147m on the year.
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I fear I’ve probably done to death the London buses analogy when discussing the private rented sector (PRS) in past columns
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Four new housing zones have been announced in London aiming to deliver more than 12,000 homes over the next decade.
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UK house prices will increase by 19.3% over the next five years, but by only 10.4% in London according to research from Savills. Its Residential Property Focus said that despite more certainty following the general election, the barriers to affordability remain access to mortgage finance and the costs of ownership for first-time buyers. As a result, a rise of just 2% in house prices is predicted nationally this year.
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The number of new mortgages rose to 42,530 in May from 42,020 in April, the highest number since March 2015 and the fifth consecutive monthly rise, data from the British Bankers’ Association showed.
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Downward pressure on prime yields is set to resume across six sectors of the market while income and rental growth will begin to drive the total return, according to Savills’ latest Commercial Market in Minutes report.
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Downward pressure on prime yields is set to resume across six sectors of the UK commercial property market, according to Savills.
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The expansion of European serviced apartment operators will raise awareness of the sector so it can reach its full potential, according to a Savills report.
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