• Steady growth in bricks-and-mortar and online sales
  • Food segment growing faster than non-food segment
  • Sales areas of physical shops increasing slightly following stagnation in the previous year
  • Local supply retailers and discounters are the most active tenants
  • Online retail is growing at a single-digit rate and making little progress in the food segment
  • Retail property investors are being very selective in their investment decisions
  • Focus of investment activity lies outside the top locations
  • Rising yields across some individual asset classes
  • Expert survey: retail parks are the most popular asset class among retailers and investors
  • Expert survey: investors expect yields to remain stable or decline