July 2016


Post-Brexit uncertainty may subdue market activity

Post-Brexit uncertainty may subdue market activity

13 July 2016

Across Great Britain the average value for prime arable land recorded a small fall of -1.3% during Q2 of this year, leaving values for the first six months of the year down by -1.7% at £9317 per acre.

 
 
New occupier at St John's Innovation Park's Edinburgh House, Cambridge

New occupier at St John's Innovation Park's Edinburgh House, Cambridge

13 July 2016

Savills, on behalf of St John’s College, has let office and laboratory space at Edinburgh House, St Johns Innovation Park in Cambridge to Coalesce Product Development Limited.

 
 
Edinburgh workers believe better office design would drive productivity

Edinburgh workers believe better office design would drive productivity

12 July 2016

A survey released by international real estate advisor Savills and the British Council for Offices (BCO) has revealed that 66% of Edinburgh office workers believe that the interior layout and design of their workplace is important, but 60% think that if it were improved to match their ‘ideal’ layout and design, it would significantly increase their productivity. Conversely, only 33% of workers in the Scottish capital think their current workplace design encourages productivity.

 
 
Europe's Gateway cities offer top five opportunity markets for 'extended stay' sector

Europe's Gateway cities offer top five opportunity markets for 'extended stay' sector

12 July 2016

International real estate advisor Savills has identified Dublin, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Berlin and Barcelona as the top five ‘opportunity’ markets for expansion of the serviced apartment (also known as the ‘Extended Stay’) sector across Europe.

 
 
Prime regional markets continue to offer value despite referendum uncertainty

Prime regional markets continue to offer value despite referendum uncertainty

12 July 2016

The prime regional housing markets have remained in positive growth both year on year and since the autumn statement of December 2014, in contrast to prime London which has been more significantly impacted by increased stamp duty rates on high value homes, according to new data by Savills.  

 
 
Branded restaurant operators hungry for Leeds with 24 new entrants in four years

Branded restaurant operators hungry for Leeds with 24 new entrants in four years

11 July 2016

International real estate advisor Savills has reported that 24 new multiple restaurant brands have opened sites in Leeds over the last four years, with the total rising by 209% to 46 from 22 in 2012.  Led by new entrants including Bill’s, Gusto and Turtle Bay, the number of units occupied by branded restaurants has more than doubled from 25 to 52 during that time.

 
 
Jeweller takes retail gem on Bridge Street, Cambridge

Jeweller takes retail gem on Bridge Street, Cambridge

11 July 2016

Savills, on behalf of St John’s College, has let space at 73 Bridge Street in Cambridge to Serena Jewellery Limited.

 
 
Award-winning leisure asset comes to market in popular Anglesey holiday location

Award-winning leisure asset comes to market in popular Anglesey holiday location

08 July 2016

Savills, on behalf of a private client, has brought to the market Blackthorn Farm in Anglesey, North Wales. The property is being sold from a guide price of £1.695 million.

 
 
Wincanton lets East Anglian Freight Terminal to Marexport in 154,000 sq ft deal

Wincanton lets East Anglian Freight Terminal to Marexport in 154,000 sq ft deal

08 July 2016

Wincanton, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has let the East Anglian Freight Terminal in Felixstowe to Marexport.  The deal is part of an ongoing review of the 200 sites Wincanton has under management across the UK and Ireland.

 
 
Scope for Glasgow office designers to do more to improve worker productivity

Scope for Glasgow office designers to do more to improve worker productivity

08 July 2016

A survey released by international real estate advisor Savills and the British Council for Offices (BCO) has revealed that 66% of workers in Glasgow value the interior layout and design of the workplace as important, the highest number recorded in the UK along with Edinburgh. However, only 19% of employees in Glasgow feel that the layout and design of their current workplace increased their productivity.

 
 

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