Our Q4 UK Investment Transactions (UKIT) report reveals that the UK commercial property sector had a stellar end to 2013, with investment at levels that we haven’t seen since before the global financial crisis. The quarterly investment figure of £17.01bn and the 2013 annual investment total of £44.94bn are both the highest the market has seen since 2007.
The regional markets also saw a strong finish to 2013 with investment volumes rising by 80% in the second half of the year, in comparison with the first, to drive an overall annual increase of 61%. The East Midlands region saw investment volumes increase from £0.32bn to £1.15bn in 2013.
Notable deals included:
- Marks & Spencer’s regional distribution centre at East Midlands Distribution Park to Tritax for over £82m
- Riverside Retail Park Northampton to M&G Real Estate for £70m
To view our latest UK Investment Transactions (UKIT) report, please click here.