26.10.2012 - Foreign investments in UK property market rises
Foreign purchases of UK commercial property amounted to 8.1bn in the first half of 2012, up 80 per cent on the same period last year, according to a new report. The proportion of total UK commercial property investment coming from overseas rose to 53 per cent, as a result, the highest level on record, property company DTZ said. It has been driven primarily by an increased appetite for larger lot sizes in central London, the report added. Foreign investments amounted to 2.5bn outside the capital in the first half, up 31 per cent on 2011...............................................Full Article: Source
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