Month: April 2017

Select Opens Second China Office As It Continues Asian Expansion

London – 13th April 2017 – Marking its continued commitment to Asia, global property expert Select Property Group (Select) has today announced the opening of a Beijing office, its third in the region, allowing it to be closer to its Asian customers. With offices already open in Singapore and Shanghai, Select’s Beijing office will have… Read more »

UK property values rise 5.8% according to latest year-on-year figures


  UK property prices continue to rise post-Brexit, defying predictions of an 18% drop Summary UK property values increased by almost 6% over the last 12 months The North of England recorded the highest levels of price growth in 2016 UK property prices are proving to be incredibly resilient despite Brexit   UK property values… Read more »

Dubai one of the top global cities for foreign investment

Dubai one of the top global cities for foreign investment

The emirate saw a total of AED 25.5 billion in foreign direct investment in 2016, and ranked seventh globally for total foreign investment levels. Summary: Dubai attracted 247 new foreign investment projects last year – only London and Singapore saw more The city saw AED 25.5 billion in foreign direct investments alone in 2016 Dubai… Read more »

Select appoints Sisk with multi-million pound PRS deal

London, April 10th 2017 – Select has today announced John Sisk & Son Limited as the construction partner on its £247 million Affinity Living scheme at Circle Square in Manchester as it continues its rapid expansion across the UK. The multi-million pound deal will see Sisk deliver 677 apartments at one of Select’s landmark schemes…. Read more »

Dubai off-plan property sales increased by 45% in Q1

GCC investor appetite for Dubai property continues to grow

The Dubai property market is showing signs of recovery according to the latest sales figures, with experts forecasting a year of sustained positive activity. Summary Q1 marked a 25% increase in Dubai residential property transactions, and a 45% uplift in off-plan transaction volumes Sales for the first three months of 2017 totalled 12.28AED billion. Experts… Read more »

UK property prices to rise 23.6% by 2021


While Brexit negotiations are likely to make stock markets volatile, British property investors will see strong long-term growth over the next few years. Summary: UK property investors are set to enjoy strong levels of capital growth over the next four years Property prices are forecast to increase by almost a quarter by 2021 While the… Read more »

BPF: Manchester a hotspot for UK build-to-rent property

BPF: Manchester a hotspot for UK build-to-rent property

Over 5,500 build-to-rent properties are currently under construction in the north-west city, surpassing levels in London on a per capita basis. Summary: Activity in the build-to-rent property market in Manchester is the most feverous outside London Over 5,500 build-to-rent units are currently under construction in the city, greatly surpassing levels in the UK capital if… Read more »

Ras Al Khaimah’s property sector rises AED 1.54bn in value


The northern emirate’s real estate market grew by nearly 45% between 2011 and 2015, as more global investors focus on the opportunities in the region. Summary: The real estate sector in Ras Al Khaimah registered 15% growth per annum in the four years between 2011 and 2015 Total market value increased by AED 1.54bn during… Read more »