Institutional investors return to London’s private rented sector

Institutional investors have returned to the private rented sector in London and other parts of England for the first time in more than 40 years.

As political rhetoric regarding the UK’s housing crisis reaches fever pitch, the government looks to provide affordable housing for the country’s younger demographic – those aged between 24 and 35. And, of course, it wants to deliver on its promise of 1m new homes by the end of the current parliament. The result of all this is that many now consider the re-emergence of the PRS as a stand-alone investment class…

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UK owners still dominate London office ownership

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