volume 9, issue 3, P619-635 2003
DOI: 10.1017/s1357321700004293
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A.T. Adams, P.M. Booth, B.D. MacGregor

Abstract: Traditional and standard discounted cash flow valuation techniques are unable to deal with a variety of options contained in lease contracts. In the United Kingdom the most important embedded option is the upward-only rent review. This becomes more valuable to the landlord in an era of low demand and low inflation, as nominal market rents are more likely to fall. Lease contracts are freely negotiated between landlord and tenant, and alternative forms of rent review clause would fundamentally change the invest…

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