London office investment to hit £5bn in 1H 2019

Overall investment into Central London offices could total £5bn for the first half of 2019, down 39% on the same period in 2018 when £8.1bn was invested by the end of the half year.  New research from retail estate advisor JLL suggests that a third of all transactions in 2019 to date came from UK […]

GUEST BLOG: Keeping London’s landmarks pristine

By Sarah O’Beirne, Principle Cleaning Famous, high-profile buildings like The Walkie Talkie and The Gherkin in London require a special approach to cleaning, not just for the health and safety of those visiting and working inside them, but to meet the expectations of the world at large. These architectural landmarks reflect the prestige both of […]

Savills: London’s outer boroughs can provide greater office flexibility

Office Space

A report commissioned by estate agent Savills has suggested that London’s outer boroughs could provide greater office flexibility, as workers look for shorter commutes and a better working environment. Spotlight: London Mixed Use Development suggests that the capital needs a combination of more homes and workplaces beyond central London, potentially offering a huge opportunity for […]

London becomes world’s third most expensive city for office space

London Bridge

The UK’s capital is among the top three most expensive cities in the world to rent office space, with New York topping the list and Hong Kong a close second. Beijing comes in fourth position, just ahead of Shanghai. The figures were compiled by Kit Out Of My Office which analysed a report published by […]

London’s high office space costs leading occupants to move South East…

According to the Annual Occupiers Survey 2016 conducted by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the next five years will see South East-bound office occupiers expanding their portfolios at a faster pace compared to those in the capital. Produced in association with Savills and EY, the survey found that 20 per cent of UK […]