Tag: Commercial Property Investment

African Retail and Office Markets offer Opportunities for Investment

Posted on 25 April, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The combination of rapid urbanization and increased consumer spending power, Africa offers lucrative opportunities for investors looking to get exposure to both retail and office developments on the continent, Africa Property News reports. According to... Read More

Investor Interest extends beyond Core North East Sectors says Property Consultant

Posted on 16 April, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Industry News

According to property consultancy Knight Frank, investor interest in the North East commercial market extends beyond the core sectors. Investment partner Dickon Wood said that all sectors have seen an increase in investment activity over the last year... Read More

Mayfair Capital Charity Trust adds to Investment Portfolio

Posted on 15 April, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Sales and Lets

Mayfair Capital’s Property Income Trust for Charities (PITCH) has increased its investment portfolio to £350 million on the back of £17.3 million of acquisitions. The first acquisition is the forward purchase of an office building on Cambridge... Read More

Boost for Regional Markets as Investors look further up the Risk Curve

Posted on 10 April, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

The UK regions are becoming an increasingly attractive target for foreign investors. Driven by a surge in North American, Chinese and European money, regional investment last year reached an all-time high, claims DTZ’s latest property... Read More

Trust confirms first additions to £100m “premium” Portfolio

Posted on 9 April, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Just weeks after it announced it had amassed a £100m war chest to spend on prestige UK property The Pervaiz Naviede Family Trust has made its first two purchases. The acquisitions — in Chester and Lytham St Annes — come after the trust’s... Read More

China accounts for 85 per cent of US ‘investment visa’ recipients says Savills

Posted on 8 April, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

A rising number of Chinese are applying for EB-5 visas, which give US citizenship in return for a minimum $500,000 investment into a business in the country, according to real estate services firm Savills Studley (Savills). Chinese nationals are... Read More

Post-Crisis New Zealand Market Less Risky says Bank

Posted on 4 April, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) says the country’s $NZ180 billion ($US 132.21 billion) commercial property market is less risky than it was before the global financial crisis because less debt is being used to provide funding for new developments and... Read More

‘Comfortably Boring’ Healthcare outperforms all Commercial Property Sectors

Posted on 30 March, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Healthcare property continues to outperform all other commercial sectors, a new survey has shown. Last year returns from healthcare investment reached nine per cent for the first time in more than a decade. Sponsored by chartered surveyors Aitchison... Read More

Supermarket Property investment “reboots” following Sector Turbulence

Posted on 25 March, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Sales and Lets

The troubles facing the “Big Four” supermarket chains in the UK have been well documented for some time, with the influx of discount competition and resulting falling sales causing many to rein back on new store openings. However, it appears that the... Read More

Chinese Investment in Canadian Commercial Real Estate hits Record High

Posted on 22 March, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Chinese investment in overseas commercial real estate has surged, and more Chinese investors are focusing on the Canadian market, according to a report released by a Vancouver-based commercial real estate firm. In 2014, the global outflow of Chinese... Read More