London Midtown Office & Retail Markets

Our extensive research provides a detailed and often unique insight into office and retail markets in London Midtown. In conjunction with Union Street Partners, we also focus on the London South Bank commercial property market.

In Midtown, we track quarterly take-up, availability, future supply and investment ac6vity in WC1, WC2, part EC1 and part EC4 for two property cycles. Our research is backed by the insights of our highly experienced property professionals and is considered among the most reliable and focused for this market.

Our quarterly reports are published alongside our annual 'Centre of London' research, which monitors the area running from the top of Midtown’s northern border at King’s Cross through to the South Bank, and our bi-annual Midtown Retail Bulletin, which provides a detailed insight into the exci6ng retail and leisure changes in this continually evolving market.

Latest Research

The London Midtown Office & Retail Market Q2 17

The Midtown leasing market performed strongly in Q2 2017. Take up, in particular, has been buoyed by sustained growth in the DAMIT sector as firms consolidate and expand; supported by Serviced Office Operators. UK investors dominate an uncertain market with overseas investors put off by lack of larger lot sizes; activity likely to regain momentum throughout the year albeit unlikely to achieve last year’s record levels. 

The London Midtown Office & Retail Markets Q2 Report explores our key findings for the Midtown market in more detail, examining the implications of recent trends on investment turnover and future supply for the remainder of 2017.

To read the full findings of our research please fill in the form on the right.

The London Midtown Retail Bulletin - Autumn/Winter 2016

Midtown’s retail & leisure landscape is hugely diverse, from the main thoroughfares of Holborn, High Holborn, Kingsway, Strand and Fleet Street, to stand out destinations such as Lamb’s Conduit Street, Exmouth Market and Leather Lane plus the exciting regeneration areas such as Chancery Lane and Hatton Garden.

Each issue of our retail market bulletin will provide an insight into activity and trends across these locations, using the first hand knowledge of our retail & leisure team.

A ‘buoyant retail market’, the 2017 Rating Revaluation and a look at what is happening on Strand, WC2 are the themes for our latest London Midtown Retail Bulletin from the retail & leisure team.

Download the London Midtown Retail Autumn/Winter 2016 Bulletin

Previous Research

Research Seminars

Farebrother regularly contribute to and host events, receptions, presentations and round table discussions focused on the Centre of London for investors, developers, occupiers and managers. Please contact Richard Kennerley for further details.