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 70 lenders consisting 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.

The reports are available for purchase online here.

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

The report content includes:

  1. Market activity
  2. Analysis of loan origination activity year-end 2016
  3. Historic trend analysis of aggregated outstanding loan books
  4. Analysis of loan books and loan originations for Insurance Companies and Pension funds
  5. Analysis of loan books and loan originations for Other Non-bank lenders
  6. Analysis of key loan terms for senior lending
  7. Analysis of junior and mezzanine loan terms
  8. Real estate lending and relative value pricing
  9. Future lending intentions, ticket size and pricing
  10. Conculsion
  11. Lender comments

In response to demand, an anonymised version of the current report's technical data annex will now be avalable to purchase as an MS Excel file here.

The Technical Data Annex contains all tables published in the report's appendix and in addition flexible historic pricing tables and historic loan book structure such as regional exposure and property type exposure.

A comprehensive list of available reports and anaylsis as well as presentation dates and other news can be found on the survey webpage.

For more information about any of the resports please contact

Report Sponsors

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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