Estate Benchmarking
Survey

2014

Income increased across all key sectors in 2014 with the most notable results in the leisure sector.

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At the heart of the community

 

Despite changes in structure, estates continue to make a large contribution to the rural economy.

 
 
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The evolution of the rural estate

 

Rural estates have witnessed significant change over the past two decades, but agriculture remains an integral part.

 
 
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Tenancies undergo a reversionary shift

 

Agricultural and residential sectors remain the two most valuable in an estate’s portfolio.

 
 
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Sectors recover after downturn

 

Commercial and Leisure sectors are making significant contributions to gross income.

 
 
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Mapping out regional income

 

Survey results on ‘All Estates’ reveal geographical differences across the various regions.

 
 
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Expenditure increases in 2014

 

The annual cost of running a rural estate is £96 per acre, an increase of 7.1%.

 
 
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Total estate values continue to rise

 

It is vital to be aware of an estate’s asset performance compared to other investments.

 
 
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Outlook: Gaining momentum

 

Economic recovery will strengthen commercial and leisure opportunities.

 
 
 

Key contacts

Ian Bailey

Ian Bailey

Director
Rural Research

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 207 299 3099

 

Julie Baxter

Julie Baxter

Data Administrator
Rural Research

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 1483 203492

 

Sophie Tidy

Sophie Tidy

Director MRICS, FAAV
Estate Management

Savills Oxford

+44 (0) 1865 269 162

 

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