Update: May 2018 – Regional Offices

Having returned with a vengeance in the first quarter, volatility persisted through much of April. Geopolitical headlines continued to play a significant role in unsettling investors, particularly the prospect of a “trade war” between the US and China alongside an escalation of tensions between the US and Russia over the situation in Syria. UK commercial property has seen a fall in transactional activity over the first few months of the year. However, the attractive relative risk return offered by UK commercial property compared to other asset classes means that demand remains high.