July 2017


Cambridge sees strong take up as home grown talent continues to expand

Cambridge sees strong take up as home grown talent continues to expand

13 July 2017

According to Savills, take-up in the Cambridge office market hit 262,000 sq ft (24,340 sq m)  in the first half of 2017, in line with the 10-year average, which has been largely driven by underlying demand from home grown companies and continued corporate commitment to the city.

 
 
Investment into UK hotels reaches £2 billion in first half of 2017

Investment into UK hotels reaches £2 billion in first half of 2017

12 July 2017

Investment into the UK hotel market reached £2 billion in the first half of 2017 according to international real estate advisor Savills. The firm predicts that levels will reach £5.1 billion for the full year, up 28% on total 2016 volumes of £4 billion.

 
 
Grade II* listed York landmark changes hands for almost £1 million

Grade II* listed York landmark changes hands for almost £1 million

12 July 2017

International real estate advisor Savills, on behalf of a private client, has sold the Grade II* listed Bathurst House in York to a private investor for in excess of the £995,000 guide price.

 
 
Strong demand points towards a positive outlook for the M25 office market, says Savills

Strong demand points towards a positive outlook for the M25 office market, says Savills

12 July 2017

According to Savills, overall demand in the M25 office market has risen by 7.5% in Q2 2017 to 2.96 million sq ft (274,992 sq m) as occupiers start to shrug off fears over ongoing political uncertainty.

 
 
Rising rents and frozen benefits freezing people out of the housing market

Rising rents and frozen benefits freezing people out of the housing market

11 July 2017

Growing numbers of housing benefit claimants living in privately rented homes are struggling to make ends meet against a backdrop of rising rents and frozen local housing allowance. 

 
 
Portfolio of seven golf and holiday resorts in Portugal for sale

Portfolio of seven golf and holiday resorts in Portugal for sale

10 July 2017

The Oceanico Group, represented by international real estate advisor Savills, has brought a portfolio of seven assets to the market. The portfolio includes two signature golf courses, over 300 holiday properties, leisure facilities and further development land.

 
 
JD Wetherspoon appoints CBRE & Savills to sell The Alexander Graham Bell on Edinburgh’s George Street

JD Wetherspoon appoints CBRE & Savills to sell The Alexander Graham Bell on Edinburgh’s George Street

10 July 2017

Pub operator JD Wetherspoon has appointed CBRE and Savills to sell The Alexander Graham Bell on Edinburgh’s famous George Street.

 
 
New duo to head Savills West End office agency team

New duo to head Savills West End office agency team

10 July 2017

Savills has today announced the recruitment of two new directors to head its West End office agency team.  The duo, Hunter Booth and Ed Betts, will jointly take on the position from existing head Tracy Collins, who has been in the role for 12 years and will continue in a senior client facing role.

 
 
Tech companies dominating 2017 city take up - Savills

Tech companies dominating 2017 city take up - Savills

07 July 2017

According to figures from Savills, companies in the tech and media (TMT) sector have accounted for the greatest proportion of City take up so far this year, taking 517,069 (48,036 sq m) of space out of a total of 2.25 million sq ft (208,699 sq m) to the end of May 2017.

 
 
LaSalle appoints Savills to manage national portfolio

LaSalle appoints Savills to manage national portfolio

07 July 2017

On behalf of LaSalle Investment Management, international real estate advisor Savills has been appointed on The British Coal Pension Funds.  The portfolio mandate includes property and facilities management.

 
 

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