Demand For Commercial Property To Rent In Central London Increases

According to research undertaken by Cushman and Wakefield, a commercial property estate agent with a number of offices around the world, Central London witnessed a great first quarter in 2015 as far as the leasing of commercial office space was concerned. In quarter one of this year, 2.4 million square feet of office space was leased out in Central London. The figures were comparable with those of the same period last year.

The City of London saw a significant rise in the amount of commercial office space being let out in QI 2015
In the City of London there was an increase in the amount of office space being let out in the first quarter of 2015

Within the City of London there was 1.8 million square feet of office space let out in QI 2015 with this being a 34% increase on the same period in 2014. It was also comparable with the final quarter of last year.

Interestingly, in the West End of London, there was just in excess of 600,000 square feet of office space let out in the first quarter of 2015. This was as low as it has been since back to the middle of 2013.

Rental amounts have increased with Central London seeing an increase of 7.4% for the twelve months to 31st March 2015. In the City of London rents rose by 9%.

If you are considering entering the commercial property market within Central London the above statistics will certainly give you food for thought.

If you require finance to assist with the purchase of a commercial property then one of the options may be a commercial mortgage. In that respect, there are numerous lenders so it is important that you choose the lending package that is right for you and one that is competitively priced.

You could merely speak to your bank where you maintain your business account but they may not be offering the most competitive deal in the marketplace. Instead, why not get in touch with Commercial Mortgage Link and we will put you in contact with a specialist in this area of finance who has access to over 60 lenders.

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