Market Insight

What has been the effect of COVID-19 on rents and capital values?

April 9, 2020

At this stage it is too early to determine the effect of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). There is likely to be an effect on commercial values, but we do not expect this to be across all sectors or markets.

Specific sectors and markets will be affected differently depends on the usual demand and supply influencers. We are closely monitoring and recording market transactions in order to give this advice on an individual, case by case basis.

Are you still conducting viewings of properties? 

The Government advice is to social distance and conducting viewings on properties are clearly being avoided until the guidance tells us otherwise. In the meantime, our team of agents are happy to answer any questions and provide floor plans and pictures.

What will the south east property market look like in a post Covid-19 world?

It is too early to know, but we expect it to be different for some sectors such as industrial. Read our latest blog on this subject for more insight. 

In the meantime, to discuss your particular needs, don’t hesitate to get in touch and we will be happy to help.