Weaker occupier demand sends commercial property values lower in February – IPD

Commercial property values fell 0.3% in February, says the IPD, which notes weakening occupier demand and sluggish growth in regional areas. Total returns were 0.3% for the month. This is the four consecutive month of declines in values in the IPD’s ... Read more

Own an office property? You may have to work harder to let it in 2012 – IPD

Occupiers have already reduced their office space requirements as they seek to drive down costs. The ongoing effects of portfolio rationalisation, flexible working and more efficient use of space, coupled with the subdued economic conditions, imply ... Read more

IPD reports flat UK growth as eurozone worries continue

The IPD this week noted the cooling in rental values for available office space and retail property in Central London during October, saying that concerns have been increasing in recent months about a “pricing bubble” in the capital. The ongoing ... Read more