Investors shop for retail deals at Allsop’s commercial auction

Private investors seeking deals on beleaguered high street retail investments helped Allsop raise £72.3m at its July commercial auction this week, reflecting a 79% success rate.

Allsop said that, despite negative headlines, retail investments were among the best-performing assets on the day, with 22 premises, including shopping centres and high street shops, selling for more than £1m.

One of the highlights was a bank building on Camden High Street (pictured), let to Lloyds Bank until 2022 with four self-contained flats, which sold prior to auction for more than the £5.5m guide. The 18-store College Walk