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The Cass UK Commercial Real Estate Lending Survey 2019

Bank lending against commercial property continues to grow in H1 2019

Lending grows despite the lack of property transactions and political risks

  • New loan origination reached £23.3bn for the first six months in 2019, against a low with £21bn 12 months earlier
  • Lending margins against prime London offices continue to be under pressure, falling to 196bps in June 2019, especially for international lenders who have been fighting hard for winning transactions, reducing margins in H1 2019 at low LTV levels
  • UK bank loan books ending on a high in June 2019

Author Nicole Lux

Press release

The increasing role of ESG factors on capital allocation and capital allocation and performance September 2019

Cass is part of a consortium which has been awarded a research commission by the Investment Property Forum to investigate the role of ESG factors on real estate investment performance. The team gave an interim presentation of their findings to the IPF and its members in September. This presentation provides a summary of those findings. The full report will be available from the IPF after this year.

Author Alex Moss

The increasing role of ESG factors on capital allocation and capital allocation and performance report

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Author Alex Moss