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20 / April / 2017

Does increased financial market uncertainty strengthen the case for UK property?

2016 threw many challenges at the investment market, as a succession of economic and unexpected political events became harsh realities. The investment market absorbed the shocks well. For each major event; market turmoil in China, a yes vote on the EU referendum and the election of Trump as US president the initial impact and recovery in financial markets was quicker than the last.

2016 will certainly be remembered as the year when politics fought back, while 2017 will be the year that sees the implications of these choices begin to materialise. So what will be the driving forces of investments returns in 2017 and how will UK commercial property fare against the rest?