Over 140 London Property Alliance (CPA & WPA) members attended our Central London Market Update seminar. The Pecha Kucha format breakfast event brought together four leading real estate agencies to dissect the key trends of 2019 and explore 2020 expectations for Central London’s commercial, residential and retail markets.
Panellists and presentation themes
- Claudine Marshall, Senior Director at CBRE (Central London retail and leisure)
- Lara Samworth, Associate at Knight Frank (City of London commercial leasing)
- Andrew Thomas, Head of International Capital Markets at Colleirs (International investment / West End commercial leasing)
- Katy Warrick, Head of London Residential Development Research at Savills (Central London residential)
Following the presentations, Omega Poole (Partner at Mishcon de Reya) moderated a panel discussion that explored the growth options projected for the capital. Attendees heard how 2020 should be positive for London’s real estate sector, with sustainability driving many changes. Audience questions included how the sector will respond to trends such as wellbeing will influence the market.