October 2015


The Reclassification of English Housing Associations

The Reclassification of English Housing Associations

30 October 2015

The decision today by the Office for National Statistics to reclassify English housing associations as ‘public non-financial corporations’ has a number of significant implications for the housing sector. However,  the immediate impact of the change in the status of associations from private to public bodies is unclear.

 
 
Sinclair joins Savills Glasgow office

Sinclair joins Savills Glasgow office

28 October 2015

International real estate advisor Savills has added to its business space agency team with the appointment of Ross Sinclair who joins as a director in the firm’s Glasgow office.

 
 
Non-dom investment in regional real estate set to reach record £14 billion by end of 2015

Non-dom investment in regional real estate set to reach record £14 billion by end of 2015

28 October 2015

Non-domestic real estate investment outside of London will reach a record high by the end of 2015, predicts Savills, the international real estate advisor.

 
 
Housing an ageing population  – an urgent need and major business opportunity

Housing an ageing population – an urgent need and major business opportunity

26 October 2015

One of the housing industry’s greatest opportunities is also one of the country’s most pressing challenges, that of providing the best accommodation to meet the needs of the UK’s ageing population.

 
 
UK student housing investment overtakes US for the first time

UK student housing investment overtakes US for the first time

26 October 2015

International real estate advisor Savills has reported that total investment volumes in the UK student housing market reached record levels in the first three quarters of 2015, exceeding US investment volumes for the first time. Focusing on big-ticket deals ($7.5 million+) and excluding land sales, the UK saw investment of $6.5 billion, compared to just over $3 billion in the US.

 
 
Savills Public Sector work boosted by new team member

Savills Public Sector work boosted by new team member

26 October 2015

Savills has bolstered its Public Sector Board with the appointment of James Grierson who joins as Strategic Advisor to Savills in the firm’s head office on Margaret Street, W1.  

 
 
Edinburgh tops the list for quality of life and house sales

Edinburgh tops the list for quality of life and house sales

23 October 2015

Hot on the heels of research which placed Edinburgh at the top of a quality of life league table, Savills latest  statistics reveal that Scotland’s capital is also leading the way in terms of growth in house price transactions.

 
 
JWF finds a solution with Seaward Street office move, Glasgow

JWF finds a solution with Seaward Street office move, Glasgow

21 October 2015

On behalf of JWF Process Solutions, international real estate advisor Savills, has acquired the freehold of 85 Seaward Street in Glasgow from a private landlord for £425,000.

 
 
Savills launches Retirement Living, the first consultancy of its kind

Savills launches Retirement Living, the first consultancy of its kind

19 October 2015

Savills launches Retirement Living, a new service stream devoted to the retirement sector.  The team is the first of its kind for a UK property company and includes development, planning and healthcare specialists.  Retirement Living will cover the sector from site identification and consultancy through to the sales and marketing of completed schemes.

 
 
Size matters in the prime London lettings market

Size matters in the prime London lettings market

19 October 2015

Flats are the star performers in the prime London lettings market, up by 2.1 per cent year on year in contrast to a rise of just 0.3 per cent for houses. Across the capital smaller, less expensive properties have seen the greatest annual rental growth according to new research from international real estate adviser, Savills. 

 
 

Key Contacts

Victoria Buchanan

Victoria Buchanan

Director
Commercial Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 7870 999 653

 

Jamie Jago

Jamie Jago

Director
Residential Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3880