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The UK Commercial Property Lending Report

De Montfort University’s Commercial Property Lending Report is the most comprehensive report into commercial property lending in the UK and has become a benchmark industry report for the sector and has been compiled by DMU since 1997.

 The report has previously been produced by Bill Maxted and Trudi Porter. Both have since retired, leading to the appointment of Dr. Nicole Lux as the author. Dr Lux, a former Vice-President of Deutsche Bank in real estate debt restructuring.

cplrAbout the Commercial Property Lending Report

The report is based on a survey carried out semi-annually. The reports cover various aspects of the commercial property lending market including its size, recent lending activity and typical loan terms.  The reports are compiled from data provided by approximately 65 of the major banks, building societies and insurance companies as well as a number of debt funds and asset. The project is sponsored by a number of prominent organisations within the sector for more information on financial sponsors see below.

  1. To see a sample of a recent report please click here. The reports are available for purchase online, please click here for the purchasing terms and conditions and please click here to view the reports currently available for purchase and pricing.

The reports are only available electronically and will be emailed to you within 24 working hours of receipt of payment as a PDF document.

In response to demand, an anonymized version of the current report’s technical data annex will now be available to purchase as an MS Excel file please click here

For a complete list of available reports & analysis including price list please click here.


Further real estate finance and loan analysis

Dr. Lux is leading an expansion of the remit of the Commercial Lending report. Organisations may now request further more detailed company specific analysis, with the production of two new reports

  1. The De Montfort CRE 3yr loan benchmark report
  2. The De Montfort CRE loan performance & risk monitoring report

De Montfort CRE 3yr loan benchmark report

The De Montfort CRE 3yr loan benchmark report is designed to support internal bank reporting, and provide competitor and profitability analysis. The report includes an analysis of your own CRE lending portfolio and helps to monitor income and loss performance against the rest of the market. You will be able to assess new market opportunities, determine your capital allocation and default risk. For more information please click here.

To see a sample report please click here.

De Montfort CRE loan performance & risk monitoring report 

The De Montfort CRE loan performance & risk monitoring report is designed to support internal bank risk reporting, stress testing and capital allocation. It aims to do this by analysing commercial real estate performance by individual loan and property characteristics, perform stress tests and review credit risk of individual and whole loan portfolios. For more information please click here.

This report requires some extra loan-by-loan reporting, if you are interested in this service and require more detailed information and details about pricing please contact

For more information about any of the resports please contact

Report Sponsers

Allen and Overy

Association of Property Lenders 

British Property Federation 

Canada Life Investments

CREFC Europe

Fitch Ratings




Kingfisher Property Finance 



Financial Supporters


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