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Commercial real estate lenders originated 17 percent less debt in the UK in 2016 than in the previous year, the latest lending market survey by Leicester’s De Montfort University shows.
New lending to UK commercial real estate dropped by 13 percent during the first half of 2016, reflecting the slowdown in investment activity across the market, the latest De Montfort University report on commercial property lending shows.
The total value of new commercial real estate loan origination hit a post-crisis high last year as lenders wrote £53.7 billion of new finance, according to the latest De Montfort Commercial Property Lending Report.
Bill Maxted’s replacement as author of the De Montfort University UK property lending report is Dr Nicole Lux, a former banker at Deutsche Bank. Lux has begun meeting banks and and other lenders with Maxted to get an overview of the market.
New lending to UK commercial property is on course for its highest annual volume since 2008, the latest edition of De Montfort’s bi-annual report on the sector has shown.
Bill Maxted, lead author of the most comprehensive report on UK property lending, is to retire next year.
New lending to commercial property increased by over 50% in 2014 almost recovering to pre-crash levels as alternative lenders entered the market in record numbers. The De Montfort Commercial Property Lending Report showed loan originations leaping from £29.9bn in 2013 to £45.2bn last year, the highest figure since 2008's £49.8bn.
New lending to UK real estate is up nearly 50%, hitting its highest level since 2008 according to De Montfort University’s half-year Commercial Property Lending Report. The report, which covers the six months to June 2014, showed that new lending totalled £19.6bn in the first half of this year. This was a 46.3% increase on the same period last year when £13.4bn was lent.

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