Tag: investment



GSK plans a £275m expansion in its UK sites

GSK plans a £275m expansion in its UK sites
Posted on 27 July, 2016 by Steph Cowie under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The British pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline plc, still sees the UK as “an attractive location” regardless of Brexit. Chief executive Andrew Witty backed the Remain campaign, said the decision for investment was due to the UK’s skilled... Read More

UK Commercial Property Market to Slow in Wake of Brexit

How would the commercial property sector be affected by Brexit
Posted on 27 June, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Just days after the controversial UK exit from the EU, a number of experts have said that demand for UK commercial property will weaken. Experts, including JLL UK’s chief executive officer, Chris Ireland, have said that activity levels are expected... Read More

Hammerson Sells Essex Shopping Park for £93 Million

Over third of SMEs unsure of interest rates their business recieves
Posted on 21 June, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Sales and Lets, Industry News

Retail property firm, Hammerson plc, has officially completed the disposal of Thurrock Shopping Park in Essex for £93 million to TH Real Estate. The park has a net internal area of 25,500 metre squared and comprises two retail schemes, which includes... Read More

3 Reasons London is Still at the Heart of Investors and Businesses

3 reasons london is still at the heart of investors and businesses
Posted on 27 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Economy, Industry News

London. That magical city which sits so proudly at the epicentre of the nation. For Britons, it is a place that shows the best of what they have to offer the world for economy and culture. While people overseas look at it as a fascinating city steeped in... Read More

West Midlands Achieves Record Inward Investment

West Midlands achieves record inward investment
Posted on 24 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

Throughout 2015, for the second year in a row, inward investment into the West Midlands stayed consistently sharp. Last year, the region had 92 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, which is up by 46% on 2014’s amount of 63. The projects... Read More

Is the South East Office Market Looking Strong in 2016?

Is the South East office market looking strong in 2016
Posted on 11 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News

The first quarter of 2016 was a great one for the South East office market, which saw its total take-up increase by 30%, according to Knight Frank’s latest M25 offices report. It was found that 973,000 sq ft of space was let during this period, 10%... Read More

Regional High Street Investment Down in Q1 2016 but Outlook Still Positive

Regional high street investment down in q1 2016
Posted on 4 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

New figures from Cushman & Wakefield have revealed investment in UK regional high street retail assets was down by 10% on last year. This however has not tarnished overall performance of the sector in Q1, as a total of 44 assets were transacted at a... Read More

Overseas Commercial Property Investors taking Advantage of Brexit

London office occupiers will head out to regions in next decade
Posted on 3 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

With the pending EU referendum causing concern in the London commercial property market, private investors from the Middle East and elsewhere have found an ideal opportunity to buy landmark buildings. One firm for example, 3 Associates, is a UK family... Read More

UK Retail Warehouse Market sees Better Occupier Demand

UK retail warehouse market sees better occupier demand
Posted on 26 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Industry News

Better occupier demand in UK retail warehouses has resulted in the lowest level of vacant space on UK retail parks since 2006, according to a report by Colliers International. The Heading out of Town report found that investment volumes in retail... Read More

UK Commercial Investment Experiences Dampened Q1 2016

UK commercial investment experiences dampened Q1
Posted on 22 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Industry News

A possible Brexit continues to cause uncertainty as investment in UK commercial property saw a significant slowdown in the first quarter of 2016, according to new research from Lambert Smith Hampton. Its latest quarterly UK Investment Trends report has... Read More