5/14/2010

U.K. commercial real estate prices are expected to drop next year as demand slackens and the supply of such properties increases. Managers of several property mutual funds expect the current appetite for commercial property to eventually wane. Meanwhile, banks are expected to tire of extending loans and will instead put troubled properties on the market, predicts Gerry Ferguson, head of Lloyds Banking Group's $2.94 billion SWIP Property Trust.

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