Update: December 2018 – Alternatives

The past twelve months have certainly been an eventful year for the UK property market and, as anticipated, Brexit has proved to be the dominating issue. UK commercial property has remained remarkably resilient in the face of prolonged political and economic uncertainty. The impact of a weaker pound has worked to make investments extremely attractive for foreign buyers and we see no respite in the inflows coming into property. Given the strong underlying fundamentals across most sectors, bar retail, there is no reason to suggest it will not be able to maintain its competitive edge from March 2019 and beyond.