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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...

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 More...

£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 6%, according to the latest batch of data from the Land Registry. More...

Oil prices and Eurozone easing could ‘pop London’s property bubble’

Quantitive Easing in Europe and crashing oil prices could cause central London’s property prices to drop by “as much as 50%” warn a couple of people in MoneyWeek. You More...

UK’s top 25 housebuilders employ ‘just 46 architects’

Britain’s top 25 housing construction firms directly employ a grand total of 46 architects between them, according to new findings released this week, with just three More...

TfL on the hunt for development partners to turn it into one of London’s great estates

Rather than just selling them off, Transport for London has come up with a ten-year plan to redevelop 50 sites covering something close to ten million square feet across London 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...

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...

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...

Abrahmsohn: Why Mandy was right to diss the Mansion Tax

Glentree boss Trevor Abrahmsohn thought Lord Mandelson was just a “hobnobbing champagne socialist” before his performance on Newsnight this week. Now he’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 of London. 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...

Going for Green & Gold: Manhattan Loft Gardens to launch IN Harrods

Harrods Estates and Manhattan Loft Corporation have come up with a winning marketing ploy to launch a much-anticipated 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,...

The £300m Mansion: JFK’s childhood home tipped to become London’s most expensive

John F Kennedy’s former home opposite Hyde Park looks poised to become the capital’s mansion-to-end-all-mansions, after one of the...

£150m development site hits the market in Westminster

A humongous site has just been brought to market in hot-to-trot Victoria with planning permission for a 160-unit resi scheme....

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 More...

£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..

Oil prices and Eurozone easing could ‘pop London’s property bubble’

Quantitive Easing in Europe and crashing oil prices could cause central London’s property prices to drop by “as much as 50%”..

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 More...

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 –..

Debrett’s 500 Most Influential: Architecture & Design

Etiquette bible Debrett’s released its rundown of the ‘most influential’ people in Britain over the weekend, divvying up 2015’s luminaries into 24 categories including sport, journalism,..

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,..

LendInvest breaches £200m mark

LendInvest, the peer-to-peer property lender that launched 19 months ago, has already smashed through the £2oom loan mark...

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...