The Rising Demand of Warehouse Space

On last week’s June quarter day commercial landlords were paid just 18.2% of what they were owed. That’s even lower than the 24.3% collected on March quarter day and reflects the hardship that non-essential retailers have felt with months of lost income since they were forced to close on 23rd March. It is, then, perhaps […]

Creating Value In London’s Luxury Property Market

While the impact of Coronavirus on the UK property market is yet to be known, London’s luxury property market is primed to see record prices this year and the coming decade. Since the Brexit referendum was announced in February 2016 buyers, investors and developers have held back somewhat but with confidence rebounding the pent-up demand […]

2020’s Luxury Property Trends

In the weeks that followed Boris Johnson’s election victory UK property investors acquired or agreed deals on more than a dozen properties worth £1.2 billion indicating that Brexit-related investor hesitation is coming to an end. Knight Frank agrees with its five-year price growth forecast predicting 15% growth UK-wide and 18% in prime central London between […]

Property Market Spotlight: Birmingham

Birmingham, known as the UK’s second city, has been undergoing mass regeneration over the last few years with new residential developments, restaurants and leisure areas springing up all over the city. Many investors who usually choose London have been turning to Birmingham where they see great value and long-term potential. This week I’ve decided to […]

How Will London Have Changed By 2025?

No matter the outcome of Brexit, I firmly believe that London will remain and build on its status as a world class city. To reinforce this view there are multiple new and exciting projects underway and more in the planning stages. The projects highlighted below are just some that I think will alter the London […]

What’s The Outlook For The UK Property Market?

Not a day goes by where articles predicting the UK’s future after Brexit don’t fill the papers and this week has been no different. The predictions are looking bleak but the generally negative outlook the papers are pushing is at odds with the moves I know some investors have taken due to their unrelenting confidence […]

What Tenants Want In Their Office Space

Commercial property investors want to know that when they invest in an office space it will be full with tenants. That means investing in a location and space that employers think will be a desirable place to work for their employees. Therefore this week I take a look at the needs and wants of workers […]

Is now the time to invest in Liverpool property?

For my article this week I want to put the spotlight on Liverpool as a promising investment option, having read several reports recently looking at its economy and property sector and how well they seem to be performing – especially when compared to the rest of the UK. Liverpool’s regional economy is reportedly worth approximately […]

Are Prime Property Auctions On The Rise?

Buying property at auction is not new, but it’s not the way most people consider buying a property and that may be because it’s a method that has fallen out of favour or it may be because the properties sold at auction are not always conventional. However with 49.8% of all house sales in England […]

Is there investment potential in the UK senior living market?

I’ve recently come across several reports highlighting the huge investment potential in the senior living property market. One of them, PwC’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2019 Report, says that investing in senior housing is one of the best bets for real estate investment and development for 2019 and 2020.  For those unfamiliar with the senior […]