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Commerical property on the rise

A new-found interest in commercial property is in evidence as investors seek new ways of securing a decent yield and an alternative investment allocation, as well as a stake in a sector that exhibits low volatility. “The macro environment of quantitative easing and low interest rates has resulted in a substantial recovery in asset prices,” says Nizam Hamid, head of iShares sales strategy in London.

“At the same time, the physical property market can lack liquidity due to the nature of the asset c