Brexit

UK Politics Wracked With Turmoil But CRE Prices Aren’t

Tom Leahy / June 6th, 2019

The U.K. continues to be wracked with political uncertainty, which is negatively affecting commercial property deal flow and valuation indices. However, Real Capital Analytics analysis...

London Office Market Strength Masks Some Frailties

Tom Leahy / December 17th, 2018

London’s office market appears to be strengthening in the final months before the U.K.’s exit from the European Union, according to a several data points recently released. There is more to the London...

Chart: Sale and Ask Price Gap in London

Tom Leahy / May 23rd, 2018

Market players in London may have adjusted to a new normal after the uncertainty caused by the Brexit vote. Analysis shows that sale prices crept above asking prices at the end of the 2017 and the gap...

UK Big 6 Property Price Growth Eclipses London

Tom Leahy / February 20th, 2018

Prices have surged in the U.K.’s largest regional property markets and the national industrial sector in the last 12 months, just as the London market stalls after a lengthy bull run and a sharp...

European Volume Grows in 2017, Boosted by Big Deals, RCA Report Shows

Tom Leahy / February 1st, 2018

Europe’s commercial property investment market returned to growth in 2017, registering the third strongest year on record. European investment volume rose by...

Property Prices Climbing in Buoyant German Market

Tom Leahy / October 3rd, 2017

Strong investor demand has made German property prices the fastest growing in Europe according to the recently published RCA CPPI (commercial property price indices). The growth rate of property pricing...

UK CRE Hung Out to Dry? The View From London

Tom Leahy / June 21st, 2017

The agreed mantra in the commercial real estate world is that investors loathe uncertainty. The U.K. got its second dose of political uncertainty when the results from the recent snap general election...

European Real Estate Not Under the Weather: Takeaways From MIPIM

Tom Leahy / March 20th, 2017

Unlike last year’s washout – when halfway through the week’s conference I had to change my sodden leather-soled shoes for something more suited to torrential rain – this year’s MIPIM…

Europe Capital Trends 2016 in Review: Germany Takes CRE Crown

Tom Leahy / February 3rd, 2017

European real estate investment fell 21% in 2016 from the record levels of 2015, the new edition of Europe Capital Trends shows. Investment volumes in the U.K. dropped 43% and Germany took the crown as...

London: The Scene Six Months After Brexit Vote

Tom Leahy / December 20th, 2016

The six months since the U.K.’s E.U. referendum have amply demonstrated how politics can have an immediate impact on real estate markets. Central London investment volumes are down 55% versus...

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