JLL Residential


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We believe succeeding in property is as much about knowledge as bricks and mortar. Through rigorous, independent analysis and accurate data, we help our clients find competitive advantage. And through thoughtful debate and commentary we help set the direction for our industry.

Our researchers actively develop insights from across every area of our business. Because JLL advises across the entire residential spectrum, this means we can provide a holistic perspective on the property market, both in London and worldwide.

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Central London Residential Development Research - September 2015

Sentiment and activity in the Central London new development sales market has picked-up since the general election but the market is now price sensitive as a result of the stamp duty reforms last year which have assumed centre stage following mansion tax and election concerns. 

The Innovators

This research puts the spotlight on innovative companies in the UK residential property sector. The UK housing industry is a world leader in terms of innovation. Scores of companies are challenging the norm and pushing the boundaries of creativity and invention every day.

PRIME CENTRAL LONDON - Outlook brighter following election

Both the PCL sales and lettings markets have obstacles to overcome in the near term. The sales market needs to adjust to the stamp duty reforms while in the lettings market the oversupply situation needs redressing before it can move forward with greater confidence.

Affordable Housing: Ready for Business

It is clear that the majority of RPs are already very active in some form of market-facing housing provision. But, have the risks been properly mitigated? Are organisations structured appropriately to manage future challenges facing the sector?

Mid Year Residential Market Update June 2015

After one of the more dramatic election nights in living memory, the housing market has received a strong boost from the Conservative win. This has been good news overall, but a shifting political landscape will have a number of far more nuanced implications across the UK.

Central London Residential Development Report March 2015

The general election is just around the corner – we ask how this and other influences such as the recent Stamp Duty reforms and the threat of Labour’s Mansion Tax are affecting residential developers and the residential sales market in Central London.

Northern England City Centre Report

In our latest research we ask whether residential markets in Northern England are ready for lift-off. We conclude that we believe that Northern England housing markets are at the beginning of a brighter future.

Scotland Residential Forecast

Our Scotland Residential Forecasts report suggests that Scottish housing markets are now positioned for growth.

UK Residential Forecasts – The Supply Conundrum

A new Government will take office for a five year term from 2015, but what will this mean for the UK housing market? We believe that the next five years will be one of the most crucial for the UK housing market in a generation. The big question is whether we will be any further forward in solving the country’s housing supply crisis.

Capital Gains - Affordable Housing Investment Report 

Private investment in Affordable Housing | It has been a challenging few years for Registered Providers (RPs), trying to maintain development programmes in the face of dramatic cuts to grant funding. Government has made clear that this is the new normal, and RPs are responding by identifying private sector funding solutions and new governance structures to rebuild capacity.

First Time Buyers Report

This report highlights the increasing affordability issues facing London's aspiring home owners and explores viable ways for increasing the size of the first time buyer market.

Central London Residential Development Report: September 2014

Moving out | There is greater emphasis, activity and price growth away from London’s prime, but is this set to last?

Mid Year Residential Market Update

The Mid Year Market Update provides commentary on the major shifts that have occurred since the start of the year in UK residential markets.

Institutional Investment In Affordable Housing

The research summarises the results of our survey into the attitudes and opinions of institutional investors on affordable housing investment, specifically inflation-linked income strips.

International Investment In London Residential Understanding The Benefits

This note outlines some of the key facts that underpin international demand for London residential and the impacts on the wider market.