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UK commercial property market shows signs of resilience

13th December 2011
The UK’s commercial property market showed signs of resilience during the first half of 2011, as debt held against premises fell in the face of global and domestic economic turbulence.

The UK Commercial Property Lending Market Report, commissioned by De Montfort University, Leicester, indicated the value of outstanding debt fell by 3.4 per cent in the first half of 2011.

Despite these encouraging figures, the report highlighted concerns regarding the lack of liquidity in the UK commercial property market, as well as the rising cost of capital.

Indeed, Liz Peace, chief executive of the British Property Federation (BPF) has urged the Government to rally round and attract not only fresh debt buyers, but new investors in commercial property of great potential.

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