Market indicators: where is the industry headed?

With the market more volatile and unpredictable than ever, what can you rely on to give you confidence for the period ahead? With the masses returning to work from their summer breaks, EG looks at the most important leading indicators for the property market and what direction they are pointing in.

Business investment

Business investment is the most fundamental representation of the potential growth of occupiers. It also feeds through into the wider consumer economy – how much money employees have in their pockets to spend on housing, retail and leisure.

What is the current situation?