"2017 saw a similar number of transactions as 2016, but with a lower average size of deal we saw an reduction in take-up. With a number of large scale requirements in detailed discussions we are forecasting a strong year in 2018"
"Another resolute performance across the West Midlands and with the supply remaining tight we anticipate a similar performance in 2018"
"Build to suit demand levels remain strong and in 2018 we expect grade A sites such as East Midlands Gateway and DIRFT III to absorb an increasing amount of these requirements"
"London & the South East is a geographically large region and levels of supply remain critically low in many sub markets across the region, particularly around the northern and southern M25"
"The fact that supply levels and vacancy rates have remained reasonably consistent for the last four years despite take-up volatility points to a market which is largely in equilibrium"
"With no sign of over development in the sector, the market is well positioned to ride out a short period of subdued occupier demand"
"Demand to rise in second half of the year"
"Build costs and programme delivery time scales have stabilised into 2017"
"Given the continued appetite of investors to deploy capital into the sector, and combined with strong competition for prime assets, there is potential for an inward yield shift in the second half of the 2017"
"Demand remains stable in the region as occupiers are attracted by cost effective rents along with the willingness of landowners to release parcels of freehold land"