UK commercial property capital values fell by 13.3% as a whole in 2022, and annual total returns were -9.1%, according to the latest CBRE Monthly Index.
Capital values decreased 3.0% across all UK commercial property in December 2022. Rental value growth for the month was 0.2% and total returns were -2.6%.
Retail capital values declined 2.5% in December. This was driven by shops in the ‘rest of UK’ (-2.9%) and retail warehouses (-3.1%). Rental value growth was 0.1% for the retail sector in December, with standard shops reporting the highest rental value increase (0.3%). Total returns were -2.0% for the Retail sector for the month.
Retail capital values decreased 8.1% over the full year and annual total returns were -2.1%.
Office sector capital values fell 3.0% in December. This was predominately driven by outer London/M25 and rest of UK offices (-5.3% and -3.4% respectively), while central London offices reported a smaller fall in capital value (-2.3%). Rental value growth for the office sector was 0.1% in December, and total returns were -2.6%.
Office capital values declined by 12.1% in 2022 and annual total returns were -8.3%.
The industrial sector reported the highest capital value decrease in December at 4.4%. Industrials in the South East recorded a larger fall in capital values compared with industrials in the rest of UK (-4.9% and -3.4% respectively). Industrial rental value growth was 0.2% for December and total returns were -4.0% over the month.
For 2022 as a whole, capital values for the industrial sector fell by 21.0% and annual total returns were -18.1%.