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Billionaire H&M boss wins Battle of Ramsbury

The Battle of Ramsbury is over; the boss of fashion giant H&M has won permission to build a sprawling country mansion in Wiltshire, despite the protestations of his similarly More...

Wandsworth literary landmark to turn over a new leaf

The Malins Group, the developer behind 2013’s Apple Apartments scheme on Baker Street, has lined up another cultural landmark for a prime resi conversion. You need to More...

The Collection boosts property management arm

Boutique property buying/property management outfit The Collection LLP has hired Barbara Malcolm as Property Manager, in charge of the firm’s burgeoning PCL portfolio. You More...

London homeowners expect prices to rise by 9% in the next six months – Zoopla

It turns out that homeowners are a tad more bullish than most paid property pundits: Zoopla’s latest sentiment survey estimates that people across the country think the More...

Westminster spoils Qataris ‘Regent’s Park Palace’ plans

A planning officer from Westminster Council has put the kibosh on the Qatari royal family’s efforts to create a 33,000 square foot mansion in Regent’s Park. You More...

Southbank’s Palace View site comes to market

A few days after Alchemi announced the sale of its 300,000 square foot scheme in Victoria, another prominent development site has just hit the market in the capital, this time More...

New English Heritage charity announces first Chief Exec

The new English Heritage – the current version splits in two in April to become Historic England (a government service) and English Heritage (a charity) – has announced More...

Favourable policies boost China’s luxury resi market

Mainland China’s luxury resi market is set to experience another wave of increases in terms of both prices and sales volumes in 2015, Knight Frank has said. You need More...

Prime Property of the Week: Project of Desire

Stanley Crescent, Notting Hill £9.5m The key to successful property development, as we are constantly told, is to remain rational throughout. Don’t get carried away. Or More...

Doing a Grosvenor: The Making of Mayfair’s Mount Street

How do you reposition a sleepy backwater into one of the world’s top luxury destinations? Simply follow Grosvenor’s example and you won’t go far wrong, More...

How the iceberg home melted away

Homeowners and developers should still be able to build good-sized subterranean extensions, but the days of the mega-basement are dead and buried, says Ed White… You More...

Headhunter: Prime property jobs of the week

A weekly digest of the best resi career vacancies being advertised across the prime sector… You need to be logged in to see this part of the content. Please Login More...

Pretty Vacant: Why Tessa Jowell’s plan to tax empty homes is doomed to fail

The reason why private landowners keep derelict houses empty is usually because they are waiting for a planning resolution, says Trevor Abrahmsohn… You need to be logged More...

Balance of Tower: Why London’s development boom could ruin the capital

There’s “a cuckoo in the nest” in central London, says property search consultancy Property Vision, as it points out that there’s a potentially massive More...

Required Reading: Could this be the end for manorial rights?

The most ancient set of rights remaining in English property law could be in line for sweeping reforms, after a report published last week by the House of Commons Justice Committee More...

Learning from Rolls Royce: The growing demand for bespoke design

When it comes to designing homes for the most discerning clients in the world, going above and beyond the norm comes as standard, says Joe Burns… You need to be logged More...

Prime Property of the Week: The Moat That Rocked

Caverswall Castle, Staffordshire £3m Security systems, panic rooms and motion sensors are all very good, but if your client needs real security, you can’t beat a good More...

Doing a Grosvenor: The Making of Mayfair’s Mount Street

How do you reposition a sleepy backwater into one of the world’s top luxury destinations? Simply follow Grosvenor’s More...

Centre Point Venture: Construction works begin on London landmark

The shovels were out today as Almacantar started work proper on its grand design for Centre Point in the middle More...

Prime Property of the Week: The Moat That Rocked

Caverswall Castle, Staffordshire £3m Security systems, panic rooms and motion sensors are all very good, but More...

Unfinished ‘Capability’ Brown landscape to be brought to life 300 years on

An unfinished Lancelot “Capability” Brown landscape is to be completed at Belvoir Castle after the More...

‘Britain’s most expensive one-bed’ asks £9.9m

Thought to be Britain’s most expensive one-bed flat, this 1571 square foot apartment has just hit the market More...

Prime Property of the Week: Project of Desire

Stanley Crescent, Notting Hill £9.5m The key to successful property development, as we are constantly told,...

Billionaire H&M boss wins Battle of Ramsbury

The Battle of Ramsbury is over; the boss of fashion giant H&M has won permission to...

Wandsworth literary landmark to turn over a new leaf

The Malins Group, the developer behind 2013’s Apple Apartments scheme on Baker Street, has lined up another...

London homeowners expect prices to rise by 9% in the next six months – Zoopla

It turns out that homeowners are a tad more bullish than most paid property pundits: Zoopla’s latest sentiment More...

Buyers and investors should take advantage of this window of opportunity – Winkworth

2015 is shaping up to be a “challenging” year, says Winkworth, but the agency’s PCL teams have nonetheless turned in an “encouraging” January, with decent levels of..

£1m+ sales jump by 15% – Land Reg

The average house price across England and Wales nudged up by 0.6% in December to take the annual rate growth to..

The Collection boosts property management arm

Boutique property buying/property management outfit The Collection LLP has hired Barbara Malcolm as Property More...

New English Heritage charity announces first Chief Exec

The new English Heritage – the current version splits in two in April to become Historic England (a government service) and..

deVere launches standalone mortgage arm to meet ‘soaring expat demand’

Gert big financial services consultancy deVere Group has just unveiled a new standalone mortgage brand for the UK – deVere Mortgages –..

Prime Property of the Week: Project of Desire

Stanley Crescent, Notting Hill £9.5m The key to successful property development, as we are constantly told, is to remain rational throughout...

The Collection boosts property management arm

Boutique property buying/property management outfit The Collection LLP has hired Barbara Malcolm as Property Manager, in charge of the firm’s burgeoning PCL portfolio...

London Square Meal: Developer to tickle buyers’ tastebuds with artisan market idea

Resi developer London Square has hit upon a sweet idea to give people a taste of its latest scheme...