Beyond 2016

Real Estate 360

The real estate sector is going through an immense period of change. Our Real Estate 360 survey collates sentiment from over 300 real estate professionals on the outlook for the sector.

Investors are turning their attention to non-traditional locations and new asset classes. At the same time, technology innovations are disrupting the sector, offering new opportunities for growth.

We continue to closely look at the market and provide you with insight into the industry – take part in the 2018 Real Estate 360 survey to have your say and for the chance to win a newly released iPad Pro.

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Real estate 360 | Brownfield development costs reduce

Brownfield development costs reduce

Brownfield development is a critical crossroads. While investors and developers have historically prioritised greenfield sites, updated planning rules and tax reliefs now make brownfield development more cost-effective than ever before.

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Real estate 360 | Sustainability move up agenda

Sustainability moves up agenda

After a slow start, investor attitudes towards environmental sustainability have started to evolve. It is no longer seen as just a nice to have. Changing regulations mean environmental sustainability credentials will have a significant impact on property values.

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Real estate 360 | Office pressures continue

Office pressures continue

Office market pressures have intensified over the past year in many locations. Persistent office to residential conversions continue to constrain supply and push up rents.

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Real estate 360 | Alternative asset classes go mainstream

Alternative asset classes go mainstream

Alternative asset classes have come of age. In recent years, the private rented sector (PRS), healthcare projects and the industrial sector have moved up the agenda to become mainstream investment vehicles. Today, they are critical growth levers for UK real estate.

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Real estate 360 | Government spurs regional investment

Government spurs regional investment

With London reaching saturation point, investors are now turning their attention to new growth hotspots across the country. Regional activity is now a key focus.

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Real estate 360 | Borrowing costs inflate

Borrowing costs inflate

The Bank of England’s decision in November 2017 to increase the interest rate was widely expected across the sector. While the marginal uplift will have a negligible effect on investor activity, it does signal the start of creeping rate rises over the medium to long-term.

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Real estate 360 | UK holds onto its crown

Will Chinese capital continue?

The EU referendum has created a favourable landscape for overseas investment. While volatility acts as a break on domestic spending, the weak pound creates a big incentive for international investors.

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Real estate 360 | UK holds onto its crown

UK holds onto its crown

Despite economic and political uncertainty, the UK is still amongst the epicentres of real estate activity globally. An overwhelming majority of investors will continue to focus on domestic markets over the next two years.

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