Research

Our research team's in-depth analysis, forecasts and market-leading commentary feed into our investment decisions at an asset, portfolio and company-wide level.

Publicly available research

We pride ourselves on our in-depth property research. Our globally distributed analysts are an integral part of our investment process.

17/01/2019

Outlook 2019

Reliable indicators continue to signal that developed economies have the stamina to keep growing through 2019. The Savills IM Outlook 2019 report features a collection of commentary from internal fund managers and research analysts, highlighting how to navigate the investment market.

28/06/2018

Dynamic Cities 2018

Using 60 indicators across 6 subcategories, Savills IM identifies London, Cambridge, Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin as the top five European cities for real estate investment in 2018.

20/04/2018

Investing for the next stage of Europe's property cycle - is it time to take risk?

Property cycles are inescapable. Closely linked to the economy, real estate markets will inevitably rise and fall. The key to investing in them is to identify where we are in the cycle and to position portfolios accordingly.

18/04/2018

Contrarian view provides for investment opportunities in physical retail

A common view is that physical retail is being superseded by online retail, but we believe that stories about the death of the European high street and retail outlets are exaggerated and influenced by the very different situation in the United States.

07/02/2018

Outlook 2018

It is increasingly important to work with a real estate investment manager with the local knowledge and expertise to help investors navigate current uncertain times. The Savills IM Outlook 2018 report highlights the strategies we employ to capitalise on current investment opportunities.

13/12/2017

London tops new index ranking Europe's most dynamic cities

Savills IM’s Dynamic Cities index comprehensively measures European cities’ future-proofing qualities across six categories. In 2017, Paris, Cambridge, Amsterdam and Berlin complete the top five.

12/12/2017

SIM European Logistics warehousing the future

The logistics business sector is one of the biggest industries in Europe. This Savills IM report explores various structural shifts from which the logistics sector is benefitting, featuring interviews with experts and highlighting key insights into their respective markets.

04/10/2017

Savills IM issues 'buy' rating on UK Supermarket property segment

In its latest Research & Strategy flash note, Savills IM highlights how after a period of falling profits, weak balance sheets and operational restructuring, UK supermarkets are turning a corner. 

10/08/2017

Research and Strategy Flash Note: UK Supermarkets

Three of the so-called Big-4 UK supermarket operators are reporting improving retail sales, leaner balance sheets and leaner supply chains. Although more needs to be done, these operators’ credit risk has declined enough to justify lower yields.

20/04/2017

Savills IM sees attractive yields in Brussels Central Business District

The Brussels office market is one of Savills IM's top European investment picks.

20/03/2017

Long term trends support alternative sectors in Europe

Long-term trends in urbanisation and demographics will boost alternative property market sectors, including the private rented sector, student accommodation, care homes and hospitality, according to Savills IM.

26/01/2017

European Outlook 2017

In 2017, European real estate markets on average have sufficient momentum to continue to perform well. Our Outlook 2017 paper underlines key themes that will affect European investment markets this year.