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Tenancy lengths for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are getting shorter, according to a new report.

High street shop rents have dropped by a third over the past 20 years, new figures show.

Landlords have responded to the recession by offering more choice and flexibility to their occupiers as lease lengths hit at an all time low.

The 12th Annual Lease Review, published today by the British Property Federation (BPF) and Investment Property Databank (IPD), reveals that the average length of commercial leases has dropped to 5.9 years in 2008/2009 from 6.2 years in 2007/2008.

The UK commercial property market showed capital growth last month for the first time in 26 months, Investment Property Databank (IPD) said today.

UK commercial property capital values have fallen by the largest ever monthly figure.

The latest Investment Property Databank’s report for October shows property at -4.3 per cent, the largest drop in the authoritative report's 22 year history.

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