Taking some time off from compiling the Sunday Times Rich List, Dr Richard Beresford’s been working out who are the 250 wealthiest individuals in the UK property world.
Yep, the EG Rich List 2014 is out and there’s a new number one, in the form of Amancia Ortega from Spain, who has a remarkable £35.8 billion to his name. His £660m slice of London real estate includes Devonshire House, opposite the Ritz.
Joseph Safra (from Brazil, bought the Gherkin) came in second place, followed by the Italian-born Ernesto Bertarelli. The