Month: May 2019

UK Rental Property Continues to Attract Investment from Global Institutions

UK Rental Property Continues to Attract Investment from Global Institutions

A £750 million investment fund launched by a US property fund is just the latest institutional buyer to acquire assets in the UK’s rapidly expanding build-to-rent sector, with investors drawn to the market’s ability to “generate strong cash flow”.   Summary: Up to £2 billion could be invested in the UK’s build-to-rent sector by a… Read more »

Brexit is increasing UK property inquiries from overseas investors

Brexit is increasing UK property inquiries from overseas investors

New figures show a 72% rise in online searches for British real estate from potential buyers and investors located outside of the UK, as many identify the “rare opportunity to buy into the market at favourable prices, with a long-term view”. Summary: Demand for UK property from investors based overseas has surged since the 2016… Read more »

Manchester’s Property Market “In a League of Its Own”

Manchester's Property Market "In a League of Its Own"

Job numbers in the city are rising faster than other major regional cities in the UK, further increasing the demand for real estate in an already significantly undersupplied property market. Summary: Sustained economic growth in Manchester continues to impact the city’s commercial and residential property markets positively Manchester will have 10,000 more office workers in… Read more »

Brexit Is Not Holding Back UK Student Property Growth, New Report Finds

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Student accommodation in the UK remains positive – and the future outlook reveals optimism in spite of Brexit concerns. Summary: The value of the UK PBSA sector continues to grow with an estimated value of £53 billion by 2019 2018 was a strong year for the UK’s PBSA sector, with the cumulative value of investment… Read more »