England’s Freedom Day coincided with new coronavirus fears, sending global equity markets lower as investors headed for safe havens. Consequently, yields on 10 year treasuries, gilts and the bund fell to their lowest levels since early this year. This may be overplayed. Despite ongoing financial and commodity market volatility, UK CRE investment and occupier markets are moving again, in London and the UK regions.
In our July Property Snapshot we highlight -
- £25.1bn invested in H1 2021, up on both 2019 and 2020
- Monthly office investment (£2.7bn) near pre-pandemic level
- Industrial take-up reaches another record in Q2