Estate Benchmarking
Survey

2013

Boosted by the growth in farmland values, the investment performance of rural estates continues to perform well against other assets.

Introduction to Estate Benchmarking

 

Indicators show positive signs for the economic outlook which translates into added value for rural estates.

 
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Agricultural and residential income

 

Agricultural and residential assets continue to perform well with increases in total income of 2.3% and 4.6% respectively.

 
 
4 4
Income from other agricultural sources

 

A mixed result for other income sources as commercial enterprises increases while the leisure sector is hit by macroeconomic conditions.

 
 
4 4
Paying the costs

 

Cost saving measures lead to a significant increase in income.

 
 
4 4
The performance of rural assets

 

Rural assets continue to outperform most alternative assets as a healthy investment performance is recorded.

 
 
 

Key contacts

Ian Bailey

Ian Bailey

Director
Rural Research

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 207 299 3099

 

Sophie Tidy

Sophie Tidy

Director MRICS, FAAV
Estate Management

Savills Oxford

+44 (0) 1865 269 162

 

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