Domestic investment in UK property market accelerates

Investment by domestic buyers in the UK property market has increased by 12.9 per cent over the year to July, according to Savills.

So far this year, domestic investors have spent a total of £18.8 billion in the UK commercial property market.

Mat Oakley, Director and Head of Savills Commercial Research, said: “The UK commercial property market is in a period of relative stability with prime yields remaining at 4.56 per cent, the same level as at October 2017. There has been some movement in the retail sector with further upward pressure on yields expected in the coming months, however other sectors such as investors, with prime stock remaining the predominant focus of overseas capital.”

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