Tag: Retail Property

Christmas Rush has started for Shopping Centre Investors

Christmas rush has started for shopping centre investors
Posted on 15 October, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Savills is predicting a near-record level of investment in British shopping centres for the final three months of this year. The international real estate advisor claims that the 2015 transaction tally could well match last year’s £6.4bn. The firm... Read More

LSH Retail Team smashes Million Square Feet Milestone

Posted on 23 September, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Staff at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) are celebrating a new record for the property consultancy — after its Birmingham office clocked up one-million square feet of leasing instructions in single year. Richard Jones (right), head of retail and leisure at... Read More

Retail Specialist completes LSH Midland Team

Posted on 21 September, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has added to its growing Midlands retail team with the appointment of senior surveyor George Xydias. Richard Jones (right) welcomes George Xydias to Lambert Smith Hampton Hired to focus on the... Read More

Manchester Retail tops List of underpriced Regional Markets

Posted on 13 August, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Top Properties

According to research conducted by DTZ, the regional retail and industrial markets offer the best opportunities for commercial property investors - with Manchester topping the rankings. The firm's European Fair Value Index Q2 2015 report reveals that... Read More

British Land reports Strong Occupier Demand in Retail and Office Sectors

Posted on 20 July, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The London office and UK retail markets continue to perform strongly, allowing British Land to enjoy a successful start to the financial year. In its first quarterly trading statement covering the three months to the end of June 2015, the firm says... Read More

Rash of new Lettings cuts Redefine’s Vacancy Rate to just 1.8 per cent

Posted on 13 July, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Redefine International, the FTSE 250-listed real estate investment trust (REIT),  has confirmed it has let 30,000 sq ft of space so far this year  — leaving less than two per cent of its retail portfolio vacant. Redefine — which started life in... Read More

Capital & Regional reports Valuation Rise and Strong Operational Performance

Posted on 6 July, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Capital & Regional, the UK focused Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), has today issued a valuation update prior to the announcement of its half year results later in the summer, showing a rise in the valuation of its portfolio and a strong operational... Read More

Rise in Consumer Confidence good news for Retail Property Sector

Posted on 30 June, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Although spending has climbed steadily since the end of the recession, consumer confidence has remained relatively subdued due to a combination of weak pay growth and lingering fears over the economy. However, in June, consumer confidence took an... Read More

Ikea poised to target High Street Stores

Posted on 25 June, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Ikea could soon be embarking on a search for high street property throughout the UK if a small format store experiment proves successful. The Swedish furniture chain is scheduled to open its first “order and collection” point in Norwich this... Read More

Investment in UK Retail Property rises but Vacancy Rates remain high

Posted on 23 June, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Industry News

According to Colliers International, investment in UK retail property is on the increase, with more than £5bn of acquisitions by overseas investors forecast to take place by the end of the year, despite 'stubbornly high vacancy rates'. Colliers Midsummer... Read More