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Northern Powerhouse attracting US investors

Northern Powerhouse attracting US investors New research from Deloitte reveals increasing US investment into the Northern Powerhouse, with over 50% of transactions since 2013 being in the north-west. Summary: Continued and increasing investment from the US is focusing on the north west of England The manufacturing industry accounts for nearly a third of US outbound transactions in the north With... Read more »

UK house price growth set to continue in 2016

UK house price growth set to continue in 2016

Positive sentiment in the UK property market has seen prices increase by 2.2% in the last three months, with upward pressure coming from demand outstripping supply. Summary: Property prices in the UK have risen by 2.2% since November Prices were up 9.7% year-on-year, growing by 1.7% in December, a typically quiet month for property sales… Read more »

UK rental growth rate hit 2.5% in 2015

UK rental growth rate hit 2.5% in 2015

Residential rents across the UK have risen year-on-year since 2012, increasing by 2.5% by the end of 2015. Summary: Private rental prices in England experienced the strongest increase, growing by 2.7% Rent growth in England has outpaced both Scotland and Wales since January 2011 Supply continues to fall far below demand for rental properties, pushing… Read more »

Dubai real estate showcased to 3,000 Chinese investors

Dubai real estate showcased to 3,000 Chinese investors

As the Dubai property market continues to offer high yields, Chinese investors welcomed the emirate’s premiere real estate exhibition to Hong Kong. Summary: Over 3,000 Chinese investors are expected to attend the Dubai Property Show over three days Dubai’s real estate is a more attractive prospect than other prominent markets including Beijing and London The… Read more »

Dubai property rents outperforming global hotspots

Dubai property rents outperforming global hotspots

With prime property in Dubai giving investors rental returns of over 7%, the emirate’s growing population indicates a healthy real estate yields for years to come. Summary: Rental returns grow in popular residential investment locations across Dubai Investors around the world spent over AED 185 billion on the Dubai property market in the first three… Read more »

UK property values expected to increase in 2016

UK property values expected to increase in 2016

As Knight Frank release its House Price Sentiment Index, homeowners in the UK are confident the value of their property will increase in 2016. Summary: A fifth of UK homeowners have seen the value of their property already increase in 2016 According to Knight Frank’s House Price Sentiment Index, property prices are expected to continue… Read more »

Capital growth outstrips average UK salary growth

Capital growth outstrips average UK salary growth

Property prices in the UK increased by nearly 8% in 2015, outpacing the average annual wage growth, as the gap looks set to widen further in 2016. Summary: Property prices in the UK increased for the fifth consecutive month to December 2015 House prices rose by 7.7% on the year, in contrast average annual wage… Read more »

£8.2 billion invested into Manchester over the past decade

£8.2 billion invested into Manchester over the past decade

The northern city received the most commercial property investment of all regional cities over the last ten years, beating out Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Summary: Manchester has attracted the highest amount of commercial property investment across all UK regions in the last decade Popularity of purpose-built accommodation has grown as a strong market sector outperforms… Read more »