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The debt funding gap in the UK commercial real estate sector

Lux, N. & Skouralis, A. ORCID: 0000-0003-0835-1457 (2022). The debt funding gap in the UK commercial real estate sector. Real Estate Research Centre, Bayes Business School, City, University of London.


This article summarises the findings of the potential UK commercial real estate debt funding gap using a multisource and multimethod data collection approach to contrast and compare estimates for the potential shortfall in debt funding 2022– 2026 due to a decline in property values. Bayes Real Estate Research Centre estimate shows the UK debt funding gap for commercial real estate loans over the next 1-5 years is c£27- 37 bn, or approximately £5-7 bn per year. Most debt is assumed to be held by UK institutional investors.

Publication Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Departments: Bayes Business School > Finance
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