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Hammerson has published research with retail consultancy Conlumino indicating the total number of UK shops will fall 10% by 2020.
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Instant has published research showing the serviced office sector in emerging markets is set to significantly expand.
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Knight Frank has reported that £13.8bn of offices changed hands last year in central London, up from £9.6bn in 2011.
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For the first time in history London's vacancy rate did not increase during a recession, according to Knight Frank's analysis of the capital's property market in 2012.
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Allegra Strategies has floated the possibility that the number of coffee shops could one day match the number of pubs.
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Real estate and construction are leading the way out of recession, according the latest Begbies Traynor figures on the financial health of the UK.
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Real estate loan sales in Europe will increase to more than €25bn (£21.3bn) this year, according to research released by Cushman & Wakefield.
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Surveyors have predicted further falls in rental values, the RICS’ latest snapshot indicates.
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Cranes are “shooting up” across London as previously mothballed developments – many for flats – get under way, reports The Guardian.
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European retail real estate investment volume in the fourth quarter in 2012 reached €7.6bn (£6.4bn) - down 11% on the previous year. According to Jones Lang LaSalle, retail real estate investment in Europe in Q4 2011 stood at €8.5bn.
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Investment in the student housing market soared to a record £2.7bn in 2012, despite a drop in student numbers.
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London ranks third among the top cities for investment among real estate professionals surveyed, according to PwC's and the Urban Land Institute (ULI)'s Emerging Trends in Real Estate, Europe report, released today.
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British commercial property values fell 0.3% last month, figures from data provider IPD show.
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Overseas buyers poured £2.2bn into new-build London homes last year, research from Knight Frank shows.
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UK property values fell by 0.3% in December, while headline values fell by 4.2% for 2012 as a whole, according to IPD UK's monthly index.
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High leverage has been "horribly damaging" to the performance of European property funds over the past decade, according to new research from the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
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An exceptional run in to 2012 helped push global commercial real estate investment volumes to $436bn (£271.6bn), according to Jones Lang LaSalle. The total volume was up marginally on 2011 and by 36% on 2010 after concerns over the US fiscal cliff and pent up demand lifted Q4 volumes to $141bn, $22bn higher than the same period last year.
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The buy-to-let market looks set to expand further with more than half of landlords planning to increase their property portfolios over the next six months. According to research of 218 investors by specialist mortgage broker Mortgages for Business, landlord appetite for more purchases stems from the attractive yields available on residential investments.
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Tenants in severe arrears have fallen for the first time in more than a year, Templeton LPA Receivers says.
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Central London office take-up rose 10% in the final quarter last year, bolstered by a number of City deals. Take-up reached 2.4m sq ft in Q4 2012, according to data from BNP Paribas Real Estate.
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