Despite Brexit: City real estate partners reap benefits of record year for investment in London

Partners cite Asia investment and exchange rate benefits as key drivers behind £20bn-plus year for London real estate market

City partners say the continued rise in Asian investment and favourable exchange rates are among the key factors behind what looks set to be a record-breaking year for the London commercial real estate market.

According to research by Savills, investment in central London real estate is on track to exceed £20bn this year, with the property adviser claiming the total could rise further still to surpass the previous annual record of £21.6bn set in 2014.

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