Research

Digital capability, capacity and the infrastructure to support it

In our series of research reports, we aim to put a spotlight on digital connectivity in the UK. The country’s reliance on broadband and mobile connections is only rising, with many stakeholders now responsible for delivering the connections on which we all depend.

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UK & London rental market update Spring/Summer 2024

Continued demand for rental property amid constrained supply delivers rental growth .

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UK & London sales market update Spring/Summer 2024

Price declines are reversing and activity up from Q4 2023, but pricing still remains key for new listings.

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Economic update Spring/Summer 2024

The UK economy has likely emerged from recession, although growth remains muted. Inflation is falling and rates cuts are on the cards this year, which will translate into lower mortgage rates.

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Commercial market update Spring 2024

It’s now widely accepted that interest rates have peaked, the key question now is when will the central bank start to cut rates, and how low will they go in the coming year.  

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Office market update Spring 2024

The structural change in the office market is ongoing, with strong appetite for best-in-class office space which meets high net-zero requirements and insipid demand for secondary or tertiary space. The investment market was quiet overall in 2023, although some notable deals were struck where pricing was competitive.

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Retail market update Spring 2024

Take-up rose towards the end of 2023, but overall vacancy rates are flattered by the lack of supply in the market. The bright spot for landlords is luxury retail and retail parks, where consumer demand is still relatively stronger.

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Industrial market update Spring 2024

Vacancy rates creep up and rents ease. The recalibration of the Industrial market after the pandemic uplift continues, but overall, the sector continues to outperform compared to other asset classes.

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UK & London rental market update Spring 2024

Demand in the UK rental market hit new highs in 2022 and early 2023, and is now moderating, but is still higher than pre-pandemic averages.

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UK & London sales market update Spring 2024

Average annual UK house prices falls hit a low of -5% in September last year, but have since moderated to around -2%.

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