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RICS Commercial Property Market Survey, 2020 (Q4)
01st February 2021
The Q4 2020 RICS UK Commercial Property Survey results continue to portray a challenging set of conditions overall,with many parts of the real estate sector still struggling against the economic pressures caused by the pandemic.
That said, this headline assessment does not apply to the industrial sector, which, supported by more favourable structural dynamics, has seen activity strengthen once again. Download the full report here.
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Angling Direct continues its UK-wide expansion
03rd January 2021
Angling Direct plc continues its branch expansion plan in 2021, having satisfied its 2020 requirements list. Stores are needed across the country by the leading fishing tackle company in the UK. For 2021, our Target Towns are along the South Coast, the West Midlands, and the North of the country, but all UK roadside and retail park locations will be considered. Details of properties matching the attached Requirement List will be of particular interest, however, and early decisions communicated.
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Angling Direct acquires its 36th store
20th December 2020
Acting for Angling Direct plc, our latest retail acquisition has been of Unit 4, Washford Retail Park,in Redditch, taking a former Bathstore unit from Leicester-based landlords Sami Property Company. Angling Direct took a 10-year lease from December 2020. Creative Retail acted for the landlord.
RICS Commercial Property Market Survey, 2020 (Q3)
02nd November 2020
The Q3 2020 RICS UK Commercial Property Survey results point to a highly varied near term outlook across different market segments. While offices and retail units continue to struggle against the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic, the industrial sector is already showing solid signs of recovery. Download the full report here.
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RICS Commercial Property Market Survey, 2020 (Q2)
05th August 2020
As the global pandemic continues to take its toll, the Q2 2020 RICS UK Commercial Property Survey results predictably point to a further deterioration in conditions. Each sector covered saw a fall in occupier demand, and although the decline in tenant demand was most felt in retail and office space, a fall was also seen in demand for industrial units. This is the first time that the industrial series has seen a negative response since 2012. Given the economic fallout and lack of demand from tenants and business, the near term outlook for rents is now negative across the board, deteriorating further since Q1. Read the full report here.
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RICS Commercial Property Market Survey, 2019 (Q4)
03rd February 2020
The Q4 2019 RICS UK Commercial Property Market Survey results are consistent with a modestly stronger outlook emerging for rents and capital values over the year ahead.
Anecdotal evidence suggests greater political clarity is expected to spur on some pent-up activity which had been placed on hold due to Brexit uncertainty. That said, this is unlikely to change the fortunes of the retail sector which continues to struggle against structural headwinds. Read the full Report and regional commentaries here.
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