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Latest National Research
National Office Market Review: H1 2015
In the first half of 2015 the UK regional office markets continued to build upon growth that firmly took hold in 2014. Occupier demand has grown and in many cases take-up is tracking above long term averages. to read more, download the full report here.
Less than 90,000 sq. ft. of office lettings signed in Belfast in the first half of the year but expected to be significantly surpassed in H2 2015
Prime office rents increased again in recent months and now stand at approximately £172 per m2 (£16 per sq. ft.).
Although plans to cut corporation tax to 18% by 2020 were announced in the recent UK budget, more radical plans to give Northern Ireland autonomy to set its own rate of corporation tax now look less likely to materialise
The retail sector has been relatively busy over the Summer months with a number of new entrants looking at opportunities and a number of new store openings taking place
The vacancy rate on Belfast’s prime pitch is now approximately 8.8%.
A number of investment opportunities are currently being marketed across the region and several others are due to be formally launched for sale over the coming months
Prime yields remain relatively stable as the Autumn selling season commences
A busy Autumn season is now in prospect with strong volumes of activity anticipated in all sectors of the market in Northern Ireland over the next few months