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The Retail Note

Wesfarmers has completed the first conversion of a Homebase store to Bunnings in St Albans. Read full article

The Monday Note

The FTSE 100 closed on Friday at 7,188.3, which was little changed on a week earlier. Read full article

European Outlook 2017

Despite heightened levels of geopolitical uncertainty across the globe, investor appetite for European property remains strong. Read full article

Investors drawn to Sub-Saharan Africa’s emerging retail markets

Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing a wave of modern shopping mall development. Read full article

Abu Dhabi Hospitality Report – Spring 2016

Abu Dhabi’s hospitality market has gone from strength to strength after three consecutive years of RevPAR growth. Read full article

Momentum to continue in Specialist Sector investment

Total investment into the specialist sectors will increase by 10% year on year to reach £14.3 billion by the end of 2016. Read full article

Central London’s flexible office market is taking off

During the first three months of 2016, take-up by flexible office providers reached just under 180,000 sq ft across Central London. Read full article

Exploring London’s new core districts – Southbank

Southbank emerges one of Central London’s leading media hubs. Read full article

Canary Wharf – The Next Chapter

Compared to ten, five or even three years ago, Canary Wharf has a different feel. Read full article

The Retail Note

After an initial (and predictable) Brexit dip, consumer confidence rallied in August. Read full article

Mid-range brands drive retail demand in Mainland China

To attract footfall, a number of landlords adjusted the tenant mix in their shopping malls by allocating more space to food and beverage operators and leisure retailers. Read full article

How to Measure Momentum

How to Measure Momentum. Read full article

The Retail Note

The interim results season is in full swing, with Primark, JD Sports, Dunelm and Next all reporting this week. Read full article

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect to boost office demand

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect to boost office demand. Read full article

Demand Explodes for Data Centers

Demand for data centers is booming, fueled by IT outsourcing, cloud services and the rapid expansion of Internet Protocol (IP) traffic. Read full article

The US Election and Commercial Real Estate

The surprise election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States is likely to have far-reaching impacts on the economy, capital markets and, by extension, commercial real estate. Read full article

The US election and UK real estate

For the second time this year, we have awoken to discover that the previously unimaginable has happened at the polls. Read full article

Gratitude and Inflation

With Thanksgiving approaching, consumers have a lot to be grateful for this year. Read full article

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement – Research reaction

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement – Research reaction. Read full article

The Monday Note

The FTSE 100 closed at 6,840.8 on Friday, up 65 points on a week earlier and reflecting the growing confidence of equity investors. Read full article

The Retail Note

For all the hype and hyperbole, Black Friday appears to have proved a damp squib again, making a mockery of many forecasts. Read full article

Impact of Chinese Government’s capital control policies on foreign investment

Impact of Chinese Government’s capital control policies on foreign investment. Read full article

Mega en-bloc office sales transaction recorded in Kowloon

The Grade-A office leasing market remained quiet on Hong Kong Island in October, as leasing activities were limited by the lack of availability. Read full article

The Monday Note

The FTSE 100 fell 110 points last week to close at 6,730.7 on Friday, as equity investors turned cautious ahead of Italy’s referendum. Read full article

The Retail Note

More evidence of the ongoing disconnect between RPI/CPI and Shop Price Inflation. Read full article

Robust economic growth supports Madrid’s occupational and investment markets

Despite a backdrop of political headwinds and ten month-political impasse, Spain’s economy has weathered the storm and shown resiliency. Read full article

Business services sector in the Czech Republic experiences extraordinary growth

The business services sector will be the main beneficiary of jobs growth in the Czech Republic. Read full article

The Monday Note

The FTSE 100 closed on Friday at 6,954.2, up 223 points on a week earlier. Read full article

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now? Read full article

The Retail Note

Slightly conflicting reports on grocery industry performance in recent weeks. Read full article

Abundant supply in Kowloon should suppress rental growth

The Grade-A office leasing market on Hong Kong Island remained subdued last month, as the lack of options limited activity. Read full article

Milan’s office landscape burgeons

Despite a sluggish Italian economy, Milan’s office market continues to show resilience. Read full article

The Retail Note

November’s retail sales figures from the ONS almost defied belief, with volumes and values (both exc fuel) up 6.6% and 5.8% respectively. Read full article

The Monday Note

The FTSE 100 extended recent gains last week, rising by 67 points to close on Friday at 7,210.0. Read full article

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