January 2018


UK housing wealth tops £7 trillion mark for first time ever

UK housing wealth tops £7 trillion mark for first time ever

19 January 2018

The total value of the UK’s housing stock has passed the £7 trillion mark for the first time ever and now stands at £7.14 trillion, having risen 34 per cent in the past ten years, according to new analysis published by international real estate adviser, Savills. 

 
 
Savills Cambridge announces three key appointments

Savills Cambridge announces three key appointments

18 January 2018

Savills has boosted its Cambridge office with a number of key appointments including Carl Williams as head of property management, James Kelway as head of building & project consultancy and Garth Hanlon as head of planning.

 
 
Investment in Scottish hotels in 2017 marks 60% increase year-on-year – Savills

Investment in Scottish hotels in 2017 marks 60% increase year-on-year – Savills

18 January 2018

Investment in Scottish hotels in 2017 reached £195 million across 23 deals, marking more than a 60% increase on the total investment volume recorded the year previously (£119.74 million*).

 
 
Bristol office market experiences significant rental growth of 14% in 2017 - Savills

Bristol office market experiences significant rental growth of 14% in 2017 - Savills

18 January 2018

The Bristol office market experienced significant rental growth in 2017 as prime rents grew from £28.50 per sq ft (£306.74 per sq m) to reach £32.50 per sq ft (£349.83 per sq m), an increase of 14%, according to Savills. Demand from technology, media and telecoms (TMT) firms and the public services have driven take up as a lack of Grade A stock continues to drive rents upwards.

 
 
Savills provides one top shop for Research Bods with sale of old premises and leasing of new space in Leeds

Savills provides one top shop for Research Bods with sale of old premises and leasing of new space in Leeds

17 January 2018

ResearchBods, the market research agency, advised by Savills has agreed to let 21 Queen Street in Leeds. The letting follows Savills agreeing to sell the firm’s previous premises at Whitehall Waterfront.

 
 
Kames secures sustainability charity as newest tenant at St James Court, Bristol

Kames secures sustainability charity as newest tenant at St James Court, Bristol

17 January 2018

Kames Capital, jointly represented by Savills and Hartnell Taylor Cook, has let 5,040 sq ft (468 sq m) of office space at St James Court to the Centre For Sustainable Energy.

 
 
Falling construction costs could see an increase in specualtive development, says Savills

Falling construction costs could see an increase in specualtive development, says Savills

17 January 2018

According to the latest Savills Programme and Cost Sentiment Survey* (S.P.E.C.S), sentiment around construction costs fell in Q4 2017 as development pipelines remain limited across all sectors despite strong occupational activity. This slowdown can be attributed to uncertainties around future trading agreements in light of ongoing Brexit talks.

 
 
Savills appoints Guy Taylor as director of Great Estates

Savills appoints Guy Taylor as director of Great Estates

17 January 2018

Savills UK has appointed Guy Taylor as director of Great Estates who will join in spring 2018.

 
 
Savills Plc Pre-Close Trading Update

Savills Plc Pre-Close Trading Update

16 January 2018

Savills plc, the international real estate advisor, publishes the following Pre-Close trading update in respect of the year to 31 December 2017.

 
 
Savills announces succession plan

Savills announces succession plan

16 January 2018

The Board of Savills has today 16 January 2018 announced the retirement of Jeremy Helsby as Savills Group Chief Executive effective 31 December 2018. Jeremy will be succeeded by Mark Ridley, currently CEO of Savills UK and Europe, effective 1 January 2019. Mark will also become Chairman of Savills Group Executive Board from the same date.

 
 

Key Contacts

Victoria Buchanan

Victoria Buchanan

Director
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Savills Margaret Street

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Jamie Jago

Jamie Jago

Director
Residential Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

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