Commercial Property Investment Types

Purchasing commercial property is undoubtedly one of the prime ways to make a real investment within the UK at present, and although the practice is not without risk, it is frequently typified by yielding very good returns. However, there are many ways to go about commercial property investment, so what sorts of areas are proving to be popular at present?

There’s no denying that a high proportion of the ‘ultra-prime’ assets within the world of commercial property are located within London. This is a pattern that has attracted particular attention from overseas buyers for many years, but the skyrocketing prices in London, coupled with economic recovery elsewhere in the country, have led many investors to look elsewhere. It’s for this very reason that we specialise in investment property in London, as we know that navigating the commercial property market within the Capital can be challenging, to say the least.

Nevertheless, the commercial property market is bigger than just London, and so interested buyers are now seeking out many valuable opportunities in other areas too, such as Leeds. Some people don’t realise that commercial property real estate encompasses more than just residential or apartment properties. Whilst these types of property are very possibly the most prevalent on the market, they are by no means the only type you can take advantage of. Here are a few of the alternative options:

Offices or Warehouses – these sorts of properties often yield great results for commercial investors, although lengthy lease agreements can prevent you from responding to especially promising growth as quickly as you may like.

Retail Premises – similar to offices and the like, retail centres lock you into a long-term agreement, but they offer superb return on investment. Because rates of return on these properties usually only move by going up, your investment will have a strong chance of simply getting better over time.

Hotels and Resorts – this is an area that is best left to experienced property investors, as running such a business without help is an additional speciality in itself. To begin with, you may be better leasing your investment to an external party to operate proceedings, as this will keep things simple.

Land Real Estate – land development also counts as commercial real estate, and by investing in such land you can exponentially increase its value. A bit like hotel investment, it’s best to start small in this area, as there are a number of specific details to familiarise yourself with.

As you might expect, these types of opportunities can be found almost anywhere in the country, and that’s why we also deal in commercial property across the UK. Whether you are looking to find the best deals out there, or are merely seeking some sound advice about the commercial property market, Prideview Properties can help, so please don’t hesitate to contact us by calling 0208 863 8680 or emailing enquiries@prideviewproperties.co.uk today.

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