March 2017


Savills reveals top spots for European investment in 2017

Savills reveals top spots for European investment in 2017

13 March 2017

Identifying the Top Ten investment opportunities in a post-EU referendum Europe, international real estate advisor Savills says 2017 will largely be a game of ‘comparative risk’ in a search for sustainable income streams.

 
 
The Restaurant Group appoints Savills to sell a further six sites

The Restaurant Group appoints Savills to sell a further six sites

13 March 2017

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has instructed international real estate advisor Savills to sell a further six of its former restaurants in England, Scotland and Wales, adding to those brought to market by Savills in January 2017. 

 
 
Prime Solihull town centre office comes to market at £20.4 million

Prime Solihull town centre office comes to market at £20.4 million

10 March 2017

British Airways Pension Trustees Limited, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has brought to market the freehold of Lansdowne Gate in Solihull at a guide price of £20.4 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 6%.

 
 
'Asset fundamentals & income generation' set to define European investment activity in 2017

'Asset fundamentals & income generation' set to define European investment activity in 2017

09 March 2017

European commercial real estate investment activity in 2016 was the third highest on record, according to international real estate advisor Savills, who recorded total transaction volumes at €207bn.  The firm notes that despite this figure being 15% down yoy, for some markets, namely Italy (25.5% yoy), the Netherlands (24.4%) and Sweden (32.2%), 2016 was the best year to date for investment into commercial property.

 
 
Established North Yorkshire holiday cottage business comes to the market

Established North Yorkshire holiday cottage business comes to the market

09 March 2017

Savills York has launched to the market an established holiday cottage business with owners accommodation in North Yorkshire.

 
 
Melbourne, Santiago & Buenos Aires have the talent to become future tech capitals

Melbourne, Santiago & Buenos Aires have the talent to become future tech capitals

09 March 2017

Melbourne, Santiago and Buenos Aires could be future tech capitals due to a strong ratio of young people to old and high proportions of skilled university students, according to Savills.

 
 
Savills Bristol promotes Paddy Hales to head of office

Savills Bristol promotes Paddy Hales to head of office

09 March 2017

Savills has announced the promotion of director, Paddy Hales, to head its Bristol office at Embassy House. Paddy takes over the Head of Office role from Peter Clayton who has been at the helm for the last three years and Peter will continue to lead the retail team in Bristol.

 
 
Five Guys to open on Frederick Street, Edinburgh

Five Guys to open on Frederick Street, Edinburgh

08 March 2017

Savills, on behalf of a private landlord, has agreed a new letting to Five Guys at 12 Frederick Street in Edinburgh. It will be the first city centre offer for the American fast casual restaurant chain in Edinburgh which currently has a restaurant in Fort Kinnaird out of town retail park.  

 
 
Initial response to business rates announcements in the 2017 Spring Budget

Initial response to business rates announcements in the 2017 Spring Budget

08 March 2017

David Parker, head of rating at Savills, responds to the business rates announcement in the Spring Budget 2017. 

 
 
Owners will say 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet' to Vale of Belvoir pub at auction

Owners will say 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet' to Vale of Belvoir pub at auction

07 March 2017

The Windmill Inn at Redmile near Grantham, the pub which featured heavily in the second series of 1980s comedy series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet is to be offered at auction next month.

 
 

Key Contacts

Liz Williams-Bew

Liz Williams-Bew

Director
Commercial Marketing & Press

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7409 8140

 

Jamie Jago

Jamie Jago

Director
Residential Press Office

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3880