UK commercial property market

Find out about available data sources providing market commentary and insight on the UK commercial property market.

This article identifies key data sources which provide market commentary and insight on the UK commercial property market.  Some are freely available to use and other require pre-registration as indicated.

Based on market insight received from our members on what is happening in the commercial property sector our economists publish a quarterly Commercial Market Survey.

They hold statistics going back many years and have a vast amount of experience in compiling them. Our surveys are regularly reported in the wider media and are seen as an indicator of the state of the commercial property sector.

Research Portals and Gateways

UK Gateway provides access to a range of information sources which provide access to data and trends on retail rents, capital values, office rents and industrial sector and investment and lists its latest UK research reports. Pre-registration required.

Produces market commentaries providing detailed assessments of the UK’s retail, office and industrial sectors, industrial and residential markets, with a particular focus on London and the UK’s major regional cities as well as insight into healthcare, hotels and student accommodation.

Property Data Report provides annual compendium of key facts relating to the UK commercial property market including the value of the market, the relative size of the various sectors (retail, industrial and office), the average length of leases, rental levels, types of ownership and reinstatement.  BPF produces regular insight on real estate topics.

Annual survey predicting economic prospects for 64 towns and cities across the UK  Economic data toolkit for each town and city featured.

Research reports focus mainly on the Central  London commercial market .

Research on  UK commercial market issues are available within the EMEA regional coverage including offices, hotels, retail, industrial, logistics as well as specialised sectors such as automobiles, 

Produces regular insight and market commentary on the office, retail, industrial and leisure sectors

Produces a range of  market-leading  commercial  property reports and indices relating to industrial, office and retails highlighting logistics and investment issues.

Publishes regular market and sector reports  as well as articles reporting on insight trends.