Demand for UK property reaches 11-year high


Demand for UK property reaches 11-year high

Summary: More potential purchasers want UK property now than at any point in the past 11 years UK real estate is one of the world’s safehaven property classes, with strong supply and demand dynamics Strong demand for property is likely to drive capital value increases in the future Real estate investment in the UK has…

Offshore investors spend £150bn on UK property in 15 years


Offshore investors spend £150bn on UK property in 15 years

Summary: Since 1999 offshore companies have bought more than £150 billion worth of property in England and Wales 73% of the value of the deals related to residential premises, while investment was UK-wide Investment levels currently strong from regions such as Southeast Asia and South Africa, where devaluing currencies and economic uncertainty has encouraged investors…

Manchester top choice for UK’s ‘second capital’


Manchester top choice for UK’s ‘second capital’

Above:Manchester is the clear public favourite to be the UK’s second capital – with Birmingham in second place. Since George Osborne delivered a speech last June calling for a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ that could take on the world, the phrase has become commonplace. Now there is a minister for the Northern Powerhouse to devolve powers and address the north-south economic…