As the country hit the milestone 15 million vaccine doses given, including all the top four tier groups, there is hope that 2021 will be a year of exceptional growth. With the vaccine programme now going at full speed, a return to ‘normal’ by the summer or early autumn certainly looks more feasible by the day.
This month it was reported that GDP declined by 9.9% in 2020, the largest modern-day economic contraction the country has ever seen, although it was surprisingly not as bad as many had estimated, and output actually grew in the final quarter of the year.
Our flagship commercial research report takes stock of how our regional markets fared in 2020 and the outlook as we enter the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Within the piece, we look at the picture across the office, industrial and retail sectors, and assess the prospects in each of our key regional commercial locations of Bath, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds, and Oxford.
Our new interactive Industrial Overview research report assesses rental and land value growth over the last year, and outlines current values for key locations across the UK. It also discusses recent trends and prospects for the industrial occupational and investment markets in 2021.
The Carter Jonas research and tenant representation teams have just published their latest report on the London office market which outlines the key office trends that have evolved during the last quarter of 2020.