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Global Prime Cities Forecasts 2016: ⇔ Geneva, ±0%; ⇓ Hong Kong, -5%; ⇑ London, +2%; ⇑ Miami, +2%; ⇑ Monaco, +5%; ⇑ New York, +5%; ⇓ Paris, -3%; ⇑ Shanghai, +4%; ⇓ Singapore, -3.3%; ⇑ Sydney, +10% – Knight Frank

A-list US auction house to debut in Europe

A US property auction house known for its starry clientele is to hold its first European sale next week. You need to be logged More...

Have boffins worked out how to predict the next up-and-coming neighbourhood?

Forget skips and Starbucks’ – researchers from Cambridge, Birmingham, Queen Mary and UCL have put forward some compelling ideas More...

Chinese developers have spent $30bn on overseas projects in the last five years

China’s economy may be going through a rough patch but that hasn’t stopped its property developers spending record amounts More...

LCP brings in former FTSE Chairman as Director

Property fund and asset manager London Central Portfolio has followed up the appointment of Triangle Group’s Rick Denton to More...

Merchant Land unveils new Marylebone scheme

Boutique developer Merchant Land has pulled the covers off this rather handsome Georgian-inspired scheme in London’s Marylebone. You More...

Emaar sets up shop in Harrods to sell the “Riviera of the Middle East”

Dubai-based mega-developer Emaar Properties, the firm behind the world’s incumbent tallest building, Burj Khalifa, has teamed up More...

Planning approvals for new homes in London tumble by 64%

Four in ten new London homes were rejected by planners in Q1, as the total number of approvals tumbled by 64% compared to the same More...

Investor charge drives big rise in cash purchases across prime London

New figures have shown that 40% of the properties purchased in Prime London over the last three months were bought in cash, as More...

Rare SW London fixer upper portfolio offered for £7m

An extremely rare portfolio of ten residential fixer-uppers in “emerging prime” South West London has come up for £7m. You need to be logged in to see this part More...

A-list US auction house to debut in Europe

A US property auction house known for its starry clientele is to hold its first European sale next week. You need to be logged in to see this part of the content. Please More...

Housing supply is ‘increasing markedly’ as UK-wide planning permissions rise

The number of initial planning permissions approved across Great Britain has risen steadily every year since 2009, says The Home Builders’ Federation (HBF), with actual More...

Chinese developers have spent $30bn on overseas projects in the last five years

China’s economy may be going through a rough patch but that hasn’t stopped its property developers spending record amounts on overseas projects. You need to be More...

The Bubble Deflates…Slowly: PCL values peaked in 2014 and have already fallen 15%

From talking to agents, looking at valuations over the last two years and then analysing the market evidence, James Wyatt’s research house Parthenia figures that prices More...

UK ‘still one of the cheapest places to invest in rental property’

In total tax take terms, the UK remains one of the cheapest countries in the world for investors involved in resi and commercial property rental, according to a new study. You More...

Coldwell Banker teams up with film studio to list X-Men mansion for $75m

There’s another X-Men movie coming out this year, and US-based estate agency franchise Coldwell Banker has jumped on to the marketing juggernaut, listing “Professor More...

Prices fall across England & Wales; ‘Gears grinding’ in prime London heartlands

The latest HPI reading from the Land Registry has shown a monthly price decrease of -0.5% across England & Wales, bringing the annual change to 6.7%. You need to be More...

Have boffins worked out how to predict the next up-and-coming neighbourhood?

Forget skips and Starbucks’ – researchers from Cambridge, Birmingham, Queen Mary and UCL have put forward some compelling ideas on how location-based social networks More...

Picky planning is ‘contributing to a completely unfair and immoral housing shortfall’

“Change isn’t happening”, says Stirling Ackroyd’s Andrew Bridges as new figures show that the number of new homes granted planning permission in London More...

Headhunter: Prime property jobs of the week

The essential pick of the best resi career opportunities being advertised this week… You need to be logged in to see this part of the content. Please Login or subscribe to More...

Rubies & Rusticarians: The five tribes revolutionising English village life

“The 21st-century village is not the quaint place of yesterday” says Strutt & Parker, as it analyses the evolution of the English idyll from twee Cranford to More...

Brexit worries driving the downturn? Don’t make me laugh…

For the government to blame the increase in unemployment on Brexit worries is so fatuous as to be laughable, says Trevor Abrahmsohn… You need to be logged in to see this More...

How ‘portal juggling’ could be distorting London’s new-build property market

“Portal juggling” – where the same property is repeatedly listed, removed and then re-listed on property marketing sites – could be artificially inflating More...

Cash in the Attic: London’s untapped rooftop space worth ‘billions of pounds’

It’s been estimated that London could easily accommodate 140,000 new homes above existing public building rooftops, without even taking resi and commercial buildings More...

How the London Marathon maps the changing face of the capital

The route of this weekend’s race takes in some of the capital’s biggest property stories, says buying agent James Watts… You need to be logged in to see More...

In Pictures: New developments with royal connections

It’s Her Majesty’s big day, but this year, instead of sending an amusing corgi-based card, we’ve decided to take a look at some of the capital’s best More...

Merchant Land unveils new Marylebone scheme

Boutique developer Merchant Land has pulled the covers off this rather handsome Georgian-inspired scheme in London’s More...

Emaar sets up shop in Harrods to sell the “Riviera of the Middle East”

Dubai-based mega-developer Emaar Properties, the firm behind the world’s incumbent tallest building, Burj Khalifa, More...

In Pictures: Inside the incredible Woolmers Park Estate

With 232 acres of completely private land, a Grade II* listed Georgian country house, a famous polo club and some More...

A-list Caribbean holiday home asks $60m

Chestertons has been instructed to sell a famous celebrity haunt on the west coast of Barbados. You need to More...

Top artists line up for £1m public art display at Sager’s Islington Square

Futurity, one of the UK’s top cultural and placemaking agencies, has been brought in to curate and deliver More...

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Rare SW London fixer upper portfolio offered for £7m

An extremely rare portfolio of ten residential fixer-uppers in “emerging prime” South West London has come up for...

A-list US auction house to debut in Europe

A US property auction house known for its starry clientele is to hold its first European sale next...

Merchant Land unveils new Marylebone scheme

Boutique developer Merchant Land has pulled the covers off this rather handsome Georgian-inspired scheme in London’s Marylebone....

Housing supply is ‘increasing markedly’ as UK-wide planning permissions rise

The number of initial planning permissions approved across Great Britain has risen steadily every year since More...

Prices fall across England & Wales; ‘Gears grinding’ in prime London heartlands

The latest HPI reading from the Land Registry has shown a monthly price decrease of -0.5% across England & Wales, bringing the annual change..

Emerging Prime values hold up as younger buyers move in

Douglas & Gordon’s latest statistics provide further confirmation that London’s centre cannot hold, as house prices in “emerging prime” areas drift down..

LCP brings in former FTSE Chairman as Director

Property fund and asset manager London Central Portfolio has followed up the appointment of Triangle Group’s More...

City of London elects new planning chief

Christopher Hayward has been named as the City of London Corporation’s new Planning and Transportation Committee Chairman...

Lodha hires Savills man to drive London sales push

Lodha Group has poached a key member of Savills’ international sales team to head up the marketing of its burgeoning central London pipeline...

Chinese developers have spent $30bn on overseas projects in the last five years

China’s economy may be going through a rough patch but that hasn’t stopped its property developers spending record amounts on overseas..

Chelsea agency makes a move on Spain

Longstanding Chelsea estate agency Maskells has teamed up with an overseas partner to offer clients access to prime Spanish stock...

BREXITWATCH: Four thoughts on the EU Referendum and its impact on the prime resi sector

Four of prime London’s most informed pundits weigh in on the European question, delivering what looks to be a pretty representative cross..
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