West Midlands bucks national trend

The West Midlands is one of only two regions which has outperformed the national trend for commercial absorption rates in each of the three sectors looked at in this Radius Data Exchange analysis of UK commercial activity. It ranks as the most constrained region by this metric for office and industrial supply with just 2.1 years’ worth of stock remaining in both sectors, against national average figures of 3.2 years and 2.8 years respectively. In the office market, the region also boasts the greatest amount of space currently under-offer outside London – which, when factored into this analysis, means that