UK Real Estate Outlook – Edition 1H19

Challenging year ahead for UK real estate as retailer woes continue

11 mars 2019

Despite all the Brexit related uncertainty, the UK property market delivered another year of above-expected returns. Although well down on the 10.2% in 2017, the MSCI Annual Index UK All Property returned 5.2% in 2018, stronger than the consensus forecast at the start of the year. Views on the outlook for the market are now highly polarized and although many data points appear strong at face value there are some underlying concerns which creep in when looking a bit closer at the detail.