Monthly Musings.

Thoughts on the Real Estate market and beyond.

recession - really?

Apr 05 2011

We managed to talk ourselves into a recession.

Admittedly it was on the back of , and as a somewhat reflex reaction to, some of the most immoral and rapacious behaviour seen in most of our lifetimes. While banks in this part of the world may not have had their snouts firmly implanted…

Our comment on the industrial property market

Apr 05 2011

Whilst the period since Christmas has seen increased levels of activity in the market (certainly greatly increased over last winter), the majority of deals appear to be in leasing and cash flow properties, with very little action in the owner occupier sector.

There is anecdotal evidence…

Global financial crisis, or Abdication of personal responsibility

Apr 05 2011

Isn't it ironic that in an age when access to information , news and opinion is easier than it has ever been ,most people still seem to have a very cursory knowledge of some of the events that impact on us the greatest? The headlines "Global Financial Crisis" have been used so often that the concept…

State of the market

Apr 05 2011

Compared to 12 months ago it is very obvious that there is currently significantly less activity in the marketplace. With predictions of slowing economic activity many tenants are looking to downsize rather than expand, and prospective owner /occupiers are constrained by tightening funding availability.…

Expedio can assist

Apr 05 2011

With buyers perceptions rapidly changing, and therefore impacting on activity levels, to ensure results we all need to consider alternatives to traditional transactions. In the current environment buyers are increasingly hesitant to commit - primarily as a result of negative media comment. Regrettably,…

Our view of the marketketplace

Apr 05 2011

There is no doubt that we are in a changing markeplace. Whilst some of the problems are of our own making, especially in the finance industry, the repercussions from the US sub-prime mortgage debacle are not. Yet they illustrate once again that we live in a global village, and that stupidity and…

Unit 4 at 237-239 Great South Rd Drury now leased

Apr 05 2011

Thanks to David Sylvester of Knight Frank.

Refurbished and Leased: Domain Rd, Panmure

Apr 05 2011

Thanks to Mike Marinkovich of Action Realty.