It has been a tough year for the retail sector but investors are still avid buyers of shops at auction. Acuitus chairman Richard Auterac looks at what has been selling and offers advice for those thinking of bidding for a shop investment.
Broadway, Cotswolds, Worcestershire
Guide price: £1.45m (7.06%)
Sold for: £1.79m
Net initial yield: 5.7%
Seller: High-net-worth property investor
Type: Shop and upper parts
Income: £108,600 pax■