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UK Fair Value Index : Oil price plunge a boost for UK property - Q4 2014

DTZ’s UK Fair Value Index™ increased to 72 in Q4 2014 from 64 in Q3, meaning that UK property has become more attractively priced for investors. The (...)

Investment

Record UK investment volume in 2014 - Q4 2014

There was a record turnover for UK property investment in 2014, with an 11% rise to £56bn.The primary cause was a 40% increase in investment activity (...)

Office

Bristol snapshot : Q4 office take-up largest since 1988 - Q4 2014

Occupier sentiment increased dramatically in the second half of the year as Q4 recorded the highest take up in stock, in a quarter, since the 1980s. After (...)

Office

Birmingham snapshot : office take-up rises dramatically in H2 2014 - Q4 2014

Occupier sentiment continued to improve during 2014 with take up during H2 reaching 497,000 sq ft which represents the strongest half year take up since 2008. (...)

Office

Cardiff snapshot : grade A office take-up boosts 2014 - Q4 2014

Occupier sentiment has much improved, with city centre transaction volumes far greater in 2014 than the previous 12 months. This is largely down to the significant (...)

Office

Edinburgh snapshot : Record take-up despite referendum - Q4 2014

Office take-up in Edinburgh exceeded 754,000 sq ft in 2014, the highest on record, despite the interruption of the referendum in September. After H1, when 419,000 sq (...)

Office

Glasgow snapshot : take-up increases after "no" vote - Q4 2014

Occupational activity slowed over the summer months in the lead up to the referendum as those that could hold off did so. After the “no” vote, take-up (...)

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Manchester snapshot : record yeard of take-up thanks to strong H1 - Q4 2014

Occupier sentiment continued to improve in the city centre with a strong Q4 finish making 2014 a record year in take-up. The rising demand highlights the (...)

Office

Manchester snapshot : record yeard of take-up thanks to strong H1 - Q4 2014

Occupier sentiment continued to improve in the city centre with a strong Q4 finish making 2014 a record year in take-up. The rising demand highlights the (...)

Logistics

UK : Manufacturing take-up share lowest since 2010 - Q3 2014

Total take-up in Q3 reached just over 9m sq ft, up 2.5m sq ft on Q2. Take-up from manufacturing companies totalled 1.2m sq ft in Q3, (...)

Logistics

E-tailing and logistics : Online spend kick-starts spec development

After a period of low activity, developers are seizing the opportunity to build industrial space speculatively again. This is focussed almost exclusively in the Midlands and (...)

Investment

UK Retail Warehouses : Weight of money propels investment volumes - Q3 2014

Retail warehouse investment transactions so far in 2014 are at £2.21bn (85 centres), significantly above the same period in 2013 where 42 centres transacted, totalling £1.12bn. (...)

Retail

UK Shopping Centres : 2014 transaction volumes rocket past long term average - Q3 2014

In Q3 2014, 32 shopping centres transacted totalling £1.65bn, slightly more than the £1.43bn (18 shopping centres) transacting in Q2 2014 UK shopping centre investment transactions in (...)

Office

UK : Sharp increase in headline rents - Q2 2014

Anticipation of a short term supply squeeze and an increase in pre-letting pushed up UK regional office prime headline rents 3% on average in the six (...)