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Investment into industrial assets £1bn up on H1 2016 figures, says Savills

Investment into industrial assets £1bn up on H1 2016 figures, says Savills

21 July 2017

According to Savills latest Big Shed Briefing, total sales volumes in the UK warehouse market (units of 100,000 sq ft +) hit £2.3 billion in H1 2017, almost £1 billion higher than the same period in 2016 and 150% up on the long term average. This significant activity is attributed to the ongoing popularity of industrial property as an asset class as it continues to generate attractive returns underpinned by a consistently robust occupier market.

 
 
Investment into south east and home counties hotels reaches £246 million in the first half of 2017

Investment into south east and home counties hotels reaches £246 million in the first half of 2017

20 July 2017

Investment into hotels in the south east and home counties reached £246 million across 20 transactions in the first half of the year according to international real estate advisor Savills. The market remains strong for hotels in the area, with the volume remaining in line with that transacted for the same period in 2016 (£240 million).

 
 
UK H1 2017 commercial investment volumes up on 2016 - Savills

UK H1 2017 commercial investment volumes up on 2016 - Savills

20 July 2017

Despite additional uncertainty caused by an unexpected General Election, UK commercial property investment volumes rose 1% in the first half of 2017, with average prime yields in June remaining static at 4.7% due to ongoing uncertainty, international real estate advisor Savills reports.

 
 
North tops UK regions for hotel investment with £304 million total in H1 2017

North tops UK regions for hotel investment with £304 million total in H1 2017

20 July 2017

Hotel investment volumes in the North of England reached £304 million across 30 deals in the first half of 2017 according to international real estate advisor Savills, higher than any other UK region except London.  The firm reports that transactions in the North accounted for 36% of the £844 million combined total for all UK regions, followed by the South East (29%), South West (24%) and Scotland (11%).

 
 
 

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