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Commercial property values rose by 0.9% in August

Commercial property values in the UK rose by 0.9% in August, slightly less than the 1.1% growth seen in July. The monthly rise in values fell back below 1% for the first time since April 2014, but the recovery that began in May 2013 is still continuing, albeit at a moderating pace.According to the IPD UK Monthly Property Index, values have now risen by 12.8% over 16 months of consecutive growth, although overall they are still nearly 30% below the peak levels of 2007.

UK commercial real estate returned 1.4% for the month, with income return standing at 0.5%. This compared unfavourably with the performance of other asset classes in August, bonds returning 2.8% and equities 2.0% (JP Morgan 7-10 yr/MSCI UK). This was the first month in whic...[…]