Headlines for Friday 25th May 2018

Prime Central London’s sales market ‘may not return to its previous state’, but prices will rise a bit – JLL

Agency forecasts 8.7% property price inflation by 2022 in PCL, and warns that transaction numbers may not recover from 2016’s SDLT changes

In Pictures: Mega Monaco duplex debuts at €45m

10,000 square foot trackside residence launches just in time for this weekend’s big race

Why Russia’s ‘dirty money’ is not leaving London any time soon

What is missing in the Moscow’s Gold report is a broader understanding of why Russian (and non-Russian money for that matter) flows into London and the UK in the first place…

Paradigm launches resi arm with big west London play

Mayfair-based investor and developer secures green light for debut project under new Apt Living brand – a 213-unit office-to-resi scheme overlooking Gunnersbury Park with space planning and design by MSMR Architects

A cautionary tale from the streets of NYC

Realtors in the Big Apple have been trying to sell this opulent neo-Georgian mansion for the last 15 years…

This €15m Spanish villa has a swimming pool signed by Picasso

The former home of renowned Flamenco dancer Antonio El Bailarín has a genuinely unique selling point…

Opinions Views & analysis from prime resi insiders

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Why viability studies are often not viable

Currently, planning authorities can set an affordable housing contribution for a new scheme, which developers can challenge by commissioning an independent...

How Mayfair and Marylebone’s resi resurgence changed the dynamics of PCL

Approximately two years ago I noticed a change in the dynamics of my home city, London. I witnessed a migration of buyers within the core, prime and...

Underground Tactics: How to challenge (and defend) a basement development scheme

You might not know it while walking the streets of London, but under your feet are almost 1,000 gyms, 376 pools, 456 cinemas, and 381 wine stores and...

Long Reads In-depth features on prime resi matters

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Behind The Schemes: Inside one of the last double basement projects in Kensington & Chelsea

A top super-prime construction firm has given us a sneak peek at one of the very last double basements to be granted planning permission in the Royal...

Interview: Grant Lipton & Dean Clifford of Great Marlborough Estates on developing homes for ‘real world’ affluent people

Since starting their property development firm ten years ago, Grant Lipton and Dean Clifford have built Great Marlborough Estates into a key player on the...

How a Holland Park artist’s house became a ‘£40k pw’ super-let

Not many houses in London can command £40,000 a week, but if rumours are to be believed, Woodland House in Holland Park is one of them. Commissioned by...

Prime Movers Indices The key players at the top of the market, ranked & profiled

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