Demand for properties in the office sector in London is starting to rise at the same time as supply falls, according to reports. This could create a reality in which prices are pushed ever higher by a lack of available commercial spaces and the subsequent rise in competition this brings about. Jones Lang LaSalle said that occupiers with a need for property upcoming need to act now as a result to make sure they are not struck by a lack of space and higher rental costs this could bring about.
The main reason for the growing imbalance with supply and demand has been the fact that London is becoming even more popular than it has been in recent times for doing business in, the firm’s John Duckworth, who is responsible for occupier services on the UK Board, said. “London is emerging from the global recession even stronger than before and is today the main contender for a position as the leading global city for business and culture,” he added. With the economy expected to expand by as much as three per cent this year, it could be the case that London becomes still stronger in months and years ahead as a …read more
Source: IPIN Live