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South Coast Industrial Market Pulse Q2 2017

Despite being constrained by a lack of available stock and experiencing a period of economic uncertainty, the South Coast industrial market held up well in Q2 2017, with take-up remaining relatively stable, according to Lambert Smith Hampton's industrial market pulse.Read more

Record quarter for distribution warehouses

Volume was impressive with £1.9bn of industrial and logistics assets changing hands in Q2, the highest since Q4 2014 and 40% above the five-year quarterly average. 

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Davina Blandford | Associate Director - Property Management | Leeds
Landlords: Review service charges as a means of adding value

Could changing the way service charges are apportioned in large, multi-let business park developments or shopping centres be the key to maintaining occupier satisfaction and retention?

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Ben Ainslie Building Portsmouth, Ben Ainslie, Commercial Property
South Coast Industrial Market Pulse Q1 2017

The industrial market started 2017 buoyantly with a new high for quarterly enquiries. Take-up was consistent with the previous two quarters where prime stock being removed from the market is acting as a long-term impediment of prime supply on the South Coast.Read more

Industrial takes centre stage

2016 ended with a flourish with £1.7bn worth of industrial assets changing hands in Q4 2016, 40% above the five-year quarterly average and the strongest quarter in two years.Read more

South Coast Industrial Market Pulse Q4 2016

The South Coast industrial market has weathered the Brexit uncertainty storm robustly but remains hampered by the long term issue of a lack of good quality supply. Strong demand from occupiers is removing almost all prime stock from the market and pushing up rents.

We are seeing the first significant level of speculative development occurring now and expect an increase in take-up as this much needed supply starts to service built up demand.Read more

South coast, UK
South Coast Industrial Pulse Q3 2016

In the aftermath of the recent decision by the UK to leave the European Union, the South Coast industrial and logistics market has experienced a temporary hiccup in terms of transactions. Enquiry levels remain high, the investment market is still performing and the fundamental indicators of supply versus demand suggest a return to more normal transactional activity by the end of year.Read more

LSH south coast industrial Q2
Q2 Industrial Market Pulse South Coast

Signals are mixed in the South Coast industrial market at present, with demand being hampered, not by Brexit uncertainty, but by a residual and well-documented lack of stock. Take-up in Q2, high at 680,316 sq ft, was dominated by two significant deals at Dunsbury Hill and Voyager Park, and the long-term trend will remain restricted, with pre-lets the only opportunity for large occupiers.
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Industrial and logistics
Uncertainty presents opportunity

New research from Lambert Smith Hampton reveals that investment volume in UK industrial and logistics assets was relatively resilient during the second quarter of 2016, with £1.12bn of industrial assets changing hands, down 24% on the same quarter in 2015 but nonetheless 3% above the ten-year quarterly average. 

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Q1 Industrial Market Pulse South Coast

Take-up remains constrained despite robust demand for industrial space in the South Coast region due to a lack of quality supply. Speculative development has commenced as developers respond to this supply imbalance, but not to a level that will fully satisfy demand.Read more

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