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United Kingdom Adapts Commercial Property Asset to Meet Coronavirus Outbreak

United Kingdom Adapts Commercial Property Asset to Meet Coronavirus Outbreak

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Global Inbound Investment in U.S. Multifamily Sector Dives 27 Percent in 2019

Global Inbound Investment in U.S. Multifamily Sector Dives 27 Percent in 2019

According to CBRE's latest U.S. Multifamily Inbound Investment Report for the second half of 2019, Orlando was the highest growth market for global multifamily investment capital, with an annual gain of 231%. Read More »

World's Ultra Wealthy Prefer Commercial Property Investments Over Bonds and Equities

World's Ultra Wealthy Prefer Commercial Property Investments Over Bonds and Equities

According to global property consultant Knight Frank's latest Wealth Report 2020 reveals that private capital was responsible for $333 billion of all commercial real estate purchases in 2019, a 5% rise on the previous year. Read More »

Prime Central London Home Sales Continue to Show Unbalanced Market in 2020

Prime Central London Home Sales Continue to Show Unbalanced Market in 2020

The political certainty generated by the general election result produced the highest monthly number of property exchanges in Prime Central London (PCL) in December 2019. Read More »


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London Property News

U.S. net-lease investment reached record highs in 2019, with investors increasingly attracted to opportunities in high-growth secondary and tertiary markets.

With the longest global economic expansion on record, international commercial property investors now face an increasingly complex calculus.

International property consultant CBRE is reporting this week that global commercial real estate investment volume in Q4 of 2019, including entity-level deals, was nearly level (-0.5%) with Q4 2018, while full-year volume fell by 2% from 2018.

Four years after the UK voted to leave the European Union, creating much uncertainty since then for London's property market, Brexit has finally happened.

Based on new data by HVS London, AlixPartners and STR, London hotels saw RevPAR growth of 0.9% in Q4 2019, to £135.25 compared with the previous year.

Knight Frank is reporting the number of new prospective home buyers registering with them in London rose

According to HousingAnywhere's latest International Rent Index, a rise in residential rents continued across Europe in Q4 of 2019, yet rents did decelerated in the more expensive cities such as London, Amsterdam and Munich.

The headline rate of the UK's house price growth continued to slow through 2019, leaving annual house price growth for the UK 0.7% at the end of October 2019, down from 3% at the same point last year.

Prime regional country house prices in the United Kingdom were unchanged in the final three months of 2019, taking the annual change in values to -0.8%. Prices have been flat or declining for the past three years.

According to global real estate consultant Knight Frank, home prices across 56 countries and territories worldwide are rising at an annual rate of 3.7% on average. This marks the index's slowest rate of growth for over six years.

According to Knight Frank's latest research for the most exclusive global residential neighborhoods -- the top 10 ultra-prime streets and areas where the most transactions over $25 million have taken place in the last five years was -- revealed this week.

With capital growth in most prime residential markets around the world shrinking in 2019, the global economic landscape looks markedly different from that a year ago.

International property consultant Knight Frank is reporting this week that political uncertainty in the UK continues to dominate sentiment in prime London residential markets in final months of 2019.

According to new report from CBRE, global commercial real estate investment volume, including entity-level deals, rose by 7% quarter-over-quarter but fell by 2% year-over-year in Q3 2019.

According to international property consultant Knight Frank, demand for the acquisition of prime London property continues to be negatively influenced by political events in 2019.

According to the new Future Gazing: Logistics - The Last Mile Report by global property adviser Knight Frank, optimal locations for 'last mile' logistics space is now being driven by not just where online shoppers live and work but also the increasing complexity of delivery models.

UK house prices remained flat in August 2019 to leave nationwide annual growth at 0.6%. Savills now expects average house price growth to be flat in 2019, down from the prediction of 1.5% growth predicted last November 2018.

According to International property consultant Knight Frank, political uncertainty continues to have a tangible impact on sales activity in London's Prime Residential marketplace.


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