In this month’s London Offices Snapshot we highlight –
- Further restrictions due to a worsening R rate across the entire UK, is acting to cause the recovery witnessed in late summer to stall.
- Vacancy is starting to rise across the wider London market as the slowdown in deals execution begins to impact upon absorption. London wide vacancy is now up to 6% in Q3 but still below the long term (20 yrs) average
- Transaction levels will remain subdued for the remainder of 2020 with only relocations planned pre-COVID or forced movers likely to be in the market.
- Annual investment volumes to date total £5.7bn and despite improvement in Q3, 2020 levels remain close to 30% down on the equivalent period in 2019