April 2017


Middle Eastern specialist joins Savills cross border investment team

Middle Eastern specialist joins Savills cross border investment team

27 April 2017

Savills has added to its cross border investment team with the appointment of Khaled Chatila who joins as an associate director in the firm’s Margaret Street office, London W1.

 
 
Fashion brands lead pureplay to omnichannel transition as role of physical store evolves

Fashion brands lead pureplay to omnichannel transition as role of physical store evolves

27 April 2017

Fashion brands have led the way in transitioning from pureplay to omnichannel retail, accounting for 29.6% of all online retailers taking physical space in the UK to date, according to Savills.  This is followed by the furniture and homeware sector  (25.9%) and electrical, DIY and building supplies brands (14.8%), notes the firm’s Retail Revolutions: From Digital to Physical report.  

 
 
Cadena acquires Boundary House in Chelmsford

Cadena acquires Boundary House in Chelmsford

27 April 2017

Savills, on behalf of Cadena, has acquired the freehold of Boundary House at Four County Place in Chelmsford from Marble Acquisitions Ltd for £2.7 million, reflecting a net initial yield of circa 7.5%.

 
 
Open weekend at exciting luxury development in tranquil historic setting of St Andrews

Open weekend at exciting luxury development in tranquil historic setting of St Andrews

27 April 2017

Open weekend on 6th & 7th May 2017, 11am - 2pm. Only 4 apartments remaining, including the exceptional penthouse.

 
 
Savills and POD Point to work together to roll out Electric Vehicle charging across UK Retail Parks and Shopping Centres

Savills and POD Point to work together to roll out Electric Vehicle charging across UK Retail Parks and Shopping Centres

27 April 2017

POD Point, the UK’s leading provider of charge points for electric and hybrid cars has announced it will be working with the real estate advisor Savills to promote electric vehicle (EV) charging across its managed retail parks and shopping centres across the country.

 
 
R A Trading purchases rare freehold warehouse unit in Enfield

R A Trading purchases rare freehold warehouse unit in Enfield

26 April 2017

Savills, on behalf of R A Trading Ltd, has acquired the freehold of 25 Mollison Avenue in Enfield, London for £2.45 million.

 
 
Snap general election could see investor focus switch to second half of 2017

Snap general election could see investor focus switch to second half of 2017

26 April 2017

The next two months of the year could see less than normal activity in the UK investment market, followed by heightened volumes in H2 as investors hold out making decisions until after June’s general election, says Savills.

 
 
European buyers focus on London in 2017 with £1.7bn invested

European buyers focus on London in 2017 with £1.7bn invested

26 April 2017

According to Savills research, investors from mainland Europe have ploughed £1.7 billion into Central London commercial real estate so far this year, accounting for almost one third (31%) of the market. 

 
 
Hazelwood architectural project in Dumfriesshire wins RICS Scotland ‘Design Through Innovation’ Award

Hazelwood architectural project in Dumfriesshire wins RICS Scotland ‘Design Through Innovation’ Award

26 April 2017

Ruins Studio, Hazelwood, a strikingly renovated former barn and cart shed in Dumfriesshire belonging to Lily Jencks, has won the Design Through Innovation RICS Scotland Award.

 
 
Speculative development site fetches £12.6m in City Fringe, London N1

Speculative development site fetches £12.6m in City Fringe, London N1

25 April 2017

On behalf of Noble House Properties, international real estate advisor Savills has sold the freehold interest of a cleared development site at 65-70 White Lion Street, London N1 to LBS Properties for £12.6 million (£342 per sq ft).

 
 

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