February 2017


Aprirose appoints Savills to sell £70 million Grosvenor Victoria Casino

Aprirose appoints Savills to sell £70 million Grosvenor Victoria Casino

28 February 2017

Aprirose, the real estate investment company, has appointed Savills and Knight Frank to sell its iconic Grosvenor Victoria Casino.  The 71,138 sq ft casino is being marketed at c. £70 million. 

 
 
Luton office building in capable hands after being acquired by MCR Property Group for £13 million

Luton office building in capable hands after being acquired by MCR Property Group for £13 million

28 February 2017

International real estate advisor Savills, on behalf of MCR Property Group, has acquired 500 Capability Green, an office building in Luton, for £13 million from TRIUVA in a deal reflecting a net initial yield of 6.56%.

 
 
Regional property auction proves popular with first time buyers

Regional property auction proves popular with first time buyers

28 February 2017

Savills first regional auction of the year saw increased interest and bidding activity from first time buyers and owner occupiers. The auction, which took place at Nottingham Racecourse on Thursday 16th February had a success rate of 84.2%.

 
 
Savills launches a Commercial and Mixed Use team with new appointments

Savills launches a Commercial and Mixed Use team with new appointments

28 February 2017

Savills is pleased to announce the further evolution and expansion of its Scottish Development team with the appointment of Bruce Patrick, as Savills Head of Commercial and Mixed Use Development in Scotland. 

 
 
Healthcare gets a medical as Savills provides sector prognosis

Healthcare gets a medical as Savills provides sector prognosis

28 February 2017

International investment, private and public funded care polarisation, NHS rationalisation, housing the elderly opportunities and a race for development land were the five key themes that Savills correctly predicted would dominate the healthcare market in 2016. With the sector retaining its position under the global spotlight, the firm makes its predictions for the upcoming market trends.

 
 
US and Asian cities offer strongest 'tech environments' for start-ups

US and Asian cities offer strongest 'tech environments' for start-ups

28 February 2017

US and Asian cities offer the world’s strongest ‘tech environments’, having both the physical infrastructure and a critical mass of existing occupiers to start-ups in the sector, according to Savills Tech Cities research.  

 
 
Farm values will increase by an average of 5.5% for the next five years with the effect of Brexit likely to be muted

Farm values will increase by an average of 5.5% for the next five years with the effect of Brexit likely to be muted

27 February 2017

During the past 10 years the overall value of GB farmland has increased by 149% and barring any  major economic or fiscal changes, we do not anticipate significant price rises or falls in the short to medium term and are forecasting overall average growth of 5.5% for the next five years followed by sustained, steady growth in the longer term.

 
 
Savills notches ninth year as No.1 real estate Superbrand

Savills notches ninth year as No.1 real estate Superbrand

27 February 2017

International real estate advisor Savills has secured its place at the top of the real estate agents / advisors category league table in the 2017 UK Business Superbrand list for the ninth consecutive year.

 
 
Student fascinated with Scotland’s natural environment awarded top prize

Student fascinated with Scotland’s natural environment awarded top prize

27 February 2017

A student of the Scottish School of Forestry at Inverness College UHI picked up the inaugural Savills Prize at a ceremony on Monday (February 27) after being recognised for his impressive personal achievement.

 
 
Home Delivery: delivering rural housing across Scotland

Home Delivery: delivering rural housing across Scotland

24 February 2017

Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government and Housing has outlined his commitment to deliver affordable housing in Scotland at Rural Housing Scotland’s annual conference at Birnam Conference Centre, Perthshire on Friday 24th February 2017.

 
 

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