Property News - Investment activity soars

Investment activity in the retail warehousing sector is running at nearly twice the average level recorded in the 1990s, according to new DTZ research. Over the past year,£2.8 billion has been invested in retail warehousing, compared to an average of£1.6 billion a year between 1997 and 2001. Out-of-town retail accounted for 33 per cent of all retail investment in the UK over the past 12 months.