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A lender not a borrower be

Why the most rewarding way to get exposure to UK property is via debt. In our new Debt Analytics MarketView, we examine the returns available from senior lending to UK commercial real estate, and give a full explanation of the impact of changes in the...

Offices

Resilient regional office markets

The new CBRE National Offices Property Perspective  shows a healthier first half year for office space take-up in the UK regions than might have been expected in the prevailing political and economic climate.   Regional office occupier markets in...

Flexible space: growth amidst uncertainty

To I2 Office’s business centre in the heart of the City to launch our new report on flexible space, with my fellow blogger Robin Honeyman. Here’s a taster of our findings. We’ve worked with the Business Centres Association for two years now to help them...

The Creative Sector makes a splash in the UK Regions

The UK is globally renowned for its creative sector and enviable selection of world-class outputs which have expanded at pace in recent years.   Can this advantage be sustained? And which locations are best equipped to nurture success and future...

Retail

Has the food and beverage industry got indigestion?

The last six years has seen dramatic growth of food and beverage in the UK. CBRE estimates shopping centres now allocate circa 14% of their space to drinking and eating concepts. This has more than doubled since 2010. So, have we now reached saturation?...

What’s happening with Scottish property?

The Scottish property market experienced a weak H2 last year, despite a robust performance in the industrial market.   Quarterly returns for Scottish commercial real estate rose to 1.4% in the final quarter of 2016, up from -2.2% in the third...

Industrial

Port warehouses: set for revival

Europe’s logistics real estate markets are firing on all cylinders, but the ‘classic’ category of port warehouses tends to be somewhat overlooked. Nonetheless, market conditions in ports are tight, and the handling of the newest generation of...

What’s happening with Scottish property?

The Scottish property market experienced a weak H2 last year, despite a robust performance in the industrial market.   Quarterly returns for Scottish commercial real estate rose to 1.4% in the final quarter of 2016, up from -2.2% in the third...

Sheds in the city: the future of urban logistics

Urban areas around the world are evolving rapidly as city logistics comes into play. This has in fact become the single largest disrupter to the logistics industry, creating a supply chain arms race, now that companies have started to use logistics real...

Investment

Something for everyone

Our latest Four Quadrants report identifies value across the real estate spectrum. We recently released the Q2 edition of Four Quadrants, which compares four routes of getting property exposure – public equity, public debt, private equity and private...