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A wave of optimism has swept across the stricken commercial property market, showing a 'dramatic change' in outlook, according to property consultant Chesterton.Its survey of property market confidence is the most positive since its launch in 1991.Optimists exceed pessimists by 30 per cent, compared with a 23 per cent majority for pessimists last January. And 88 per cent of lenders to property firms were optimistic about prospects for the coming year.Retail development was the most ...

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