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Bottom finally in sight for commercial property

Henderson New Star director of UK property Marcus Langlands Pearse believes we are either at or nearing the bottom of the property market.

He says: “There appears to be a bottom appearing for prime stocks in the market and we are starting to see buyers from the UK, overseas and institutions, meaning there is now competition for property.”

Ignis UK property fund manager George Shaw says inflationary pressures from quantitative easing could make commercial property an attractive option. He says: “Tangible assets will be particularly important and income will be the key component of returns as investors seek to hedge against this risk. Portfolios with a high, stable and secure income stream are likely to outperform over the next two to three years, which is a benefit that commercial property as an asset class can offer.”

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