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The CBRE Monthly Index monitors UK commercial property performance, reporting changes in total returns, capital growth and rental value growth. In October, all property capital values fell by 0.6%, while rental values rose 0.3%. Explore more in the full report.
CBRE's UK Real Estate Investment Figures report details the latest investment activity across real estate sectors. Q3 2023 investment volumes reached £6.7bn, bringing the total for the first three quarters to £29.3bn. Year to date, portfolio transactions have accounted for 27% of total investment. Explore more in the full report.
CBRE’s latest research analyses the correspondence between the energy efficiency of assets and their investment performance, both at an all property level, and for the Office, Retail, and Industrial sectors. Explore the report to compare the investment performance of efficient and inefficient buildings.
Viewpoint | Intelligent Investment
CBRE's latest viewpoint considers the outlook for Grocery assets against the backdrop of the current macroeconomic headwinds. As consumers change their shopping habits in response to the cost of living crisis, grocers are investing heavily to retain market share. Occupiers are also focusing on portfolio growth through a range of asset types including convenience and mid-sized formats. Explore more in the full report.
Report | Future Cities
CBRE’s latest report reviews whether key European markets have experienced a lasting e-commerce growth effect as a result of COVID, and the associated implications for retail real estate. Key highlights include:
• Europe’s top six e-commerce markets account for over 70% of total European e-commerce spending
• Most markets have returned to, or are behind, their pre-pandemic trend rate of e-commerce growth. Spain is an outlier, having grown almost a year ahead of trend
• Footfall and tenant sales across European retail assets have largely recovered, and continue to improve
CBRE's UK Retail Figures tracks the latest movements across high street, shopping centre and retail park yields. 75% of Central London locations tracked by CBRE have seen yields soften in the quarter, ranging from 25-50bps in Q2 2023. Read the full report for more.
CBRE's Central London Retail Market Summary records the latest leasing, vacancy, investment, and yield activity across the sector in the capital. Following three consecutive quarters of stable performance, in Q2 2023, Greater London’s vacancy rate fell 20bps to 10%. Explore more in the full report.
Report | Intelligent Investment
We entered 2023 under the spectre of a moderate recession, with high inflation and rising interest rates putting downward pressure on growth. However, while the UK economy has avoided a recession, it remains under the cloud of high inflation and interest rates.