March 2017


Post-Brexit agriculture on the menu at farmers’ breakfast

Post-Brexit agriculture on the menu at farmers’ breakfast

06 March 2017

A positive Brexit deal for agriculture could be an opportunity to focus financial support on productivity, resilience and investment, an audience of Essex farmers heard on Thursday 2nd March.

 
 
The Deckers Group launches £8.7 million sale of hotels & restaurants in the North

The Deckers Group launches £8.7 million sale of hotels & restaurants in the North

06 March 2017

The Deckers Group, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has brought to market a portfolio of three hotels and restaurants in Greater Manchester and Yorkshire for a combined guide price of £8.7 million.  The sale comprises Royal Toby and Crimble Hall near Rochdale and Best Western Pennine Manor Hotel in Huddersfield, with the properties available either individually or as a group.

 
 
Unique Tudor castle hotel up for sale for offers in excess of £8.5 million

Unique Tudor castle hotel up for sale for offers in excess of £8.5 million

06 March 2017

Savills, on behalf of Luxury Family Hotels, has brought Thornbury Castle, one of the only Tudor castles in England to be used as a hotel, to the market for offers in excess of £8.5 million.  

 
 
Young's brews sale of Epsom Pub, The Kings Arms

Young's brews sale of Epsom Pub, The Kings Arms

02 March 2017

Young’s, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has brought to market The Kings Arms in Epsom, Surrey.  The public house, which is currently closed, is available freehold with vacant possession or to let on a new lease. 

 
 
Despite uncertainty, value for money of Scottish farmland is trumping politics when it comes to buying

Despite uncertainty, value for money of Scottish farmland is trumping politics when it comes to buying

02 March 2017

Meanwhile, the Scottish rural estates market sees the most activity for 10 years. 

 
 
New fast food restaurant to roost at 20 Westgate, Peterborough

New fast food restaurant to roost at 20 Westgate, Peterborough

01 March 2017

Savills, on behalf of a group of Bradfield Developments, has let 20 Westgate in Peterborough to Felix Chicken.

 
 
London real estate looks more competitive compared to world city rivals

London real estate looks more competitive compared to world city rivals

01 March 2017

This time last year London was crowned most expensive world class city for international businesses to rent office and living space for their employees, but the devaluation of sterling means it now ranks closer to Paris and Tokyo, leaving New York and Hong Kong in a league of their own with much higher accommodation costs, according to international real estate adviser, Savills.

 
 
East Oxford Street shopping spree sees Hong Kong ownership rise 66.7% in two years

East Oxford Street shopping spree sees Hong Kong ownership rise 66.7% in two years

01 March 2017

Hong Kong investors are currently the largest single group of overseas owners on London’s Oxford Street, according to international real estate advisor Savills, accounting for 21.1% of non-UK owned stores.  While historically they largely focussed on West Oxford Street, the firm reports that confidence based on occupational demand linked to Crossrail has seen Hong Kong ownership on East Oxford Street rise by 66.7% since December 2014.     

 
 
Investment into UK foodstores reached £1.23 billion in 2016, fuelled by overseas investor activity

Investment into UK foodstores reached £1.23 billion in 2016, fuelled by overseas investor activity

01 March 2017

Investment into UK foodstores reached £1.23 billion in 2016 according to international real estate advisor Savills. Operator-led transactions dominated the market accounting for approximately £590 million; 49% of total volumes. Excluding these operator-led deals, overseas investors were the most active in the sector, accounting for 22% of volumes (c.£257million).

 
 
Scotland's residential market is the strongest since 2008

Scotland's residential market is the strongest since 2008

01 March 2017

Scotland is seeing its best residential market since 2008, according to real estate company Savills who launched their latest research to more than 500 property professionals at the annual research event held at the EICC (on Wednesday 1st March).

 
 

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