Graham Shone investigates whether the latest market analysis provides any comfort in uncertain times
Some big deals and record rents have offered much-needed cheer in the London office market
Radius Data Exchange shows the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford arc is charging ahead
London’s landlords may need to work harder to attract and retain tenants in the coming years
After a strong end to last year, how has London’s office market performed so far in 2019?
Application volumes for new supermarkets have tumbled by 61% from their peak in 2015
Financial firms have seen a dramatic downturn in occupied space
Occupiers are increasingly favouring connectivity over location, according to Radius Data Exchange
WATCH Factors fuelling London office market performance and the submarkets taking the lion’s share.
Radius Data Exchange analysis reveals the most active leasing agents by submarket in 2018.
LOMA 2018 Q4: Radius Data Exchange analysis reveals London’s office market winners and losers
Theresa May’s deal has been defeated. What comes next and how might it affect the property industry?
Last year the government published several papers on housing. Can we now expect something practical?
Ongoing trends in the office market highlight importance of flexibility for growth.
RADIUS DATA EXCHANGE: Permissions for office space are up 71% in comparison to the previous year
RADIUS DATA EXCHANGE: Developers respond to industrial demand, but retail permissions decrease
RADIUS DATA EXCHANGE: Absorption rates for office premises are above the national average.
RADIUS DATA EXCHANGE: However, there has not yet been a response from developers to this trend.
RADIUS DATA EXCHANGE: The region has outperformed the national trend in the retail sector
EG’s LOMA Q3 analysis reveals an overwhelming sense of déjà vu
There is just 2.1 years’ worth of stock remaining for offices and industrial
Retail, offices and industrial are in line with national average
Some 3.4m sq ft was let in London during Q2 2018
Our relocation to the City is evidence of the porous, democratised nature of London’s office market
Industry responds to the accelerated office demand, while developers retain confidence in the importance of the logistics market
Despite this performance, commercial landlords apply the handbrake on new space
RADIUS DATA EXCHANGE: Sectors see reduction coming through the planning system over the past 12 months
I wonder if any given 10-year period in London’s office market has seen quite as much change as the decade since the Lehman Brothers collapse.
EG provides a snapshot of current market activity in the East of England, using Radius Data Exchange
After 18 months of underperformance, how can the Docklands get back on track?
One massive deal was of critical importance to the London office market in the second quarter of 2018.
London might have grabbed headlines over the past 24 months, but a look at the wider UK investment picture post-Brexit reveals a regional resurgence underpinned by investors seeking value.
Nearly 36.5m sqft of London office space could be left empty over the next five years as lease breaks and expiries rise.
London’s city core is on track to deliver a 10-year construction high. EG looks at the data behind the cranes currently dotting the skyline
London offices have had a steady, if unspectacular, start to 2018 following a bounce-back last year in investment and take-up
LOMA Q1 figures from Radius Data Exchange reveal the top office agents across London’s submarkets. Which agent has taken the overall crown?
Record was set just last year, when 356 transactions were completed. What’s caused such an active opening quarter for the London office market?
EG’s London Office Market Analysis reveals which areas have seen the biggest growth
EG gives three key predictions for the future of the London office market.
Whatever the worries over Brexit, the capital has retained its reputation as a strong and stable hub for investment
MIPIM 2018: Housing affordability is the “critical path through which everything else travels” in London, according to The Crown Estate’s chief investment officer Paul Clark.
Data from EG reveals London saw another 10-year-high for home completions via office conversion in 2017.
The Midlands is the region most starved of shed supply, postcode analysis by EG data shows.
Office take-up across EG’s six key regional cities spiked 141% year-on-year, as two mammoth government deals helped boost Q3 figures
Some big-ticket transactions helped the office sector to a 7% year-on-year increase in overall investment – bucking the national trend.
Major planning applications fell by 18% in the 12 months after the Brexit referendum, with residential proposals experiencing the biggest fall, according to EG planning research.
Cash from around the world has poured into the capital’s business districts in recent years, but domestic owners still rule the roost.
BREXIT ONE YEAR ON: Commercial deals dip by a fifth. EG dives into the archives and looks back at the data affecting property after the Brexit vote
LREF: To gauge the future of London offices we must first appraise where we stand currently.
The six months to March 2017 saw over 2m sq ft of speculative office completions in London for the first time since 2009.