Figures from Knight Frank’s latest Wealth Report shows that, for 2012 and 2013 combined, overseas investment in the region accounted for more than a third of total investment, with just under £1bn worth of transactions.
The report also discusses how Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWI), the richest people in the world, have become increasingly interested in investing in commercial property assets, with cities like Sheffield and Leeds often providing the most efficient and cost effective solutionfor investors.
However, over the past 10 years as a whole, overseas investment accounted for only
12% of total investment into Yorkshire’s commercial property market.
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