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by Dylan Lobo on Apr 02, 2014 at 14:22
Shaw said: 'Demand for Central London assets, both retail and offices, will remain strong in 2014. The acceleration of the leasing market with the prospect of rental growth will continue to support investment performance in this market.'
He also believes there will be opportunities beyond the traditional London hunting ground.
'Yield compression in regional markets is also expected to continue and the scale will depend on the extent that those buyers, unable to secure assets in Central London, switch their focus to these alternatives,' Shaw explained.
'Both UK and overseas investors are searching for opportunities beyond London and the South East with funds in particular focusing on stock offering the potential for asset management angles.'
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