In the first of a two-part special feature, Dan Crofton looks at the stratospheric rise of the penthouse and what it means to buyers today.
In the wake of Knight Frank’s staggering “Tall Towers” report and with penthouses at One Hyde Park and The Bulgari Residences reportedly banking £136m and £100m respectively, top floor apartments in Mayfair smashing through the £4,000 per square foot ceiling and the Shard preparing to sell their “highest apartment in the world” for £50m, the penthouse is the talk of the town, the cake on top of the cherry and the diamond tiara on the Duchess.
- Rare St James’s scheme with £14m penthouse brought to marketSeptember 22, 2016
- Agency lists ‘Jewel in the Crown’ penthouse at One Hyde Park (with Brexit discount)August 3, 2016
- New York penthouse sets 2016 price recordMay 17, 2016