JLL: Prime office market conditions to favour landlords in London’s West End through 2016
In its Global Market Perspective report for Q315, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) notes that the notional capital values of prime office buildings in London’s West End have risen by 19.9% over the last year. The prime yield is 3.5%, or a 1.47% premium to the yield on 10-year government bonds. Over the last year, rents have risen by 11.9% and net absorption (on a rolling one year basis) has been 1.8%. The vacancy rate is currently 3.9%. Taking into account completions of new projects prior to the end of 2016, the supply pipeline is 5.1% of current stock. JLL considers that conditions will likely landlords in 2016.
Source : November 2015/JLL/London/OFF