Gráinne is director of research & insight. Before joining Cluttons she held positions at Zoopla, as head of research, and at Knight Frank where she was head of UK residential research, leading the teams producing insights on all aspects of UK sales, lettings, residential development and the specialist BTR, student and later living housing sectors. Gráinne started her career at The Times, where she was an award-winning finance and economics journalist.
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Commercial market update Q1 2023The bond vs property yield spread ticked up in Q4 but remains nearly the narrowest in a decade.
Retail market update Q1 2023Retail sales ticked up slightly in January but are still down on a three-monthly basis from the post-pandemic highs in the summer of 2021.
Industrial market update Q1 2023The strong performance in this sector over the last few years mean that the upheaval caused by rising interest rates and the September’s mini-budget, which caused a surge in gilt yields, was more pronounced than other sectors.
Office market update Q1 2023UK office vacancy rate rises, but masks a two-tier market.
Residential lettings market update Q1 2023Rents continue to rise strongly across the UK as demand flows back into city centres where supply is tight.
UK and London sales market update Q1 2023Average house price growth slowed sharply at the end of last year and continued to ease in January.
UK economic outlook Q1 2023The economic outlook for the UK is challenging this year, but there is growing consensus that the downturn will not be as long as previously expected.
Residential forecasts Q4 2022After months of political upheaval, the landscape has calmed in recent weeks, providing a greater sense of stability in markets than at any time since mid-September.