The RICS/IPD Valuation and Sale Price Report 2012, studies data from the 2011 IPD Annual Index for the UK and compares this against the sale prices of UK commercial property.

Front cover of RICS/IPD valuation and sales price report 2012

2012 is the ninth year that RICS has commissioned this study, which has become an important barometer for the investment valuation community and makes a very welcome contribution to the transparency and integrity of our market place.

There was a significant increase in the number of sales analysed by IPD in 2011. 1,164 “All Property” sales were recorded in comparison to 652 in 2010. Of the properties analysed by IPD during the whole year, capital growth maintained a modest level of 1.9% but shows a significant drop compared to 8.3% growth the previous year.

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