Reits, capital structures and debt: part two of our series looks in depth at the finances behind the UK’s increasingly active property sector. While, in video, Andrew Bounds looks at the future of the retail market from a high street in Rotherham

Overheated London market fuels regions

Lower yields in capital force investors to look farther afield

The Shard building, London Bridge
©Charlie Bibby

Volumes have started to recover

Market has been subdued for many years but a rebirth is coming through

Retail units in Hastings
©Charlie Bibby

Hopes high for quality end of UK high street

Prime shopping centres and retail parks likely to fare well


Rule change opens way for boost to UK Reits

UK property should prove more attractive to foreign investors

Part one

Property market fragmentation creates room for nimbler investors

Just as the economic slowdown created a stark divide between London and the rest of the UK, the story of the rebound is one of increasing fragmentation

The Lloyd's Building, London...The Lloyd's Building (also known as The Inside-Out Building) closeup by night Photographer:Krisztian Miklosy

London tops commercial property buyers’ list

The latest central London acquisitions from foreign buyers highlight the city’s credentials as a ‘safe haven’ for investors

Investors warm to regional opportunities

Previously ‘unfashionable’ regions are now on the radar of international buyers

United Kingdom. Credit: Lawrence Looi / newsteam.co.uk

Appetite returns for retail development market

With prices of core assets rising, opportunities arise in out-of-town shopping centres and retail parks