Headlines for Tuesday 18th September 2018

Deal sealed on Chelsea’s famous ‘Russian House’

Grade II listed landmark on The Vale was originally modelled on a traditional Russian dacha

‘Urban Wellbeing Zones’ could deliver a £15bn boost to the UK economy

British Land proposes an ambitious new planning policy to incentivise property developers to put wellbeing at the heart of urban design

‘One of Monaco’s finest apartments’ launches at €75m

Full-floor unit in Le Panorama overlooks the glitzy Port Hercules and the famous Grand Prix track

JLL to advise on options for ‘truly iconic’ Clearings scheme

Hotly-anticipated Mike Ashley-backed project in prime Chelsea moves a step closer

‘Positive signs’ & a turn up in London as the Autumn sales market kicks in – Rightmove

Asking prices and activity are rising in the capital’s higher-value brackets

Banda sells Richmond Brewery Stores freehold for £5m

Boutique developer strikes a deal with Schroder Real Estate in south west London

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