Headlines for Saturday 26th September 2020

Mayfair’s most expensive new-build: Two-for-one glass mansion pitched at £50m

A pair of hidden glass houses in Mayfair are being offered for sale at £25m a-piece, with the option of combining them to create a palatial £50m mansion.

In Pictures: Caudwell unveils Parc du Cap show penthouse with epic roof terrace

The developer has commissioned Chelsea-based th2designs to style a marquee unit at its super-prime project in the South of France.

£1m+ house sales are ‘outpacing the market’, says Rightmove

Sales activity in the £1m+ property market “is soaring as wealthier buyers make moves to bigger houses or new locations”, according to Britain’s biggest property portal.

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Meyer Bergman recruits new UK MD from China Vanke

Lily Lin is the new boss at the firm behind the super-prime transformation of Bayswater’s Whiteleys shopping centre, Meyer Bergman, having been UK head of China’s largest residential developer.

North London agency reports £70m sales flurry

Arlington Residential has tucked away a series of notable deals across Regent’s Park, Hampstead and St. John’s Wood in the last six weeks, including the former residence of Frederick Forsyth…

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Robert Jenrick on Planning for the Future: The Housing Secretary’s full Creating Communities Conference speech

The Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick, made a speech at Create Streets' Creating Communities Conference this week, in which he re-iterated many of the key...

Back to the drawing board: What to do if your architect serves up flawed designs?

What are your rights if an architect makes a mistake, leading to an expensive problem? Michael Young runs through the options available to...

Spotting Opportunities: Six drivers of this strange & nuanced prime property market

Fund manager-turned-buying agent Fraser Slater examines the key drivers of activity in the current market, while pinpointing a few areas of opportunity -...

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Weekly Showcase: Ten featured prime resi listings

Each week, LonRes highlights a selection of properties currently available to buy and rent, from Prime Central London uber-pads to country...

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Each week, LonRes highlights a selection of properties currently available to buy and rent, from Prime Central London uber-pads to country...

Londoners on the move: How ‘rebalancing priorities’ are influencing the decisions of four key London buyer types

Lockdown caused or accelerated "changes in the way people think about where they live, how they work and how the two intertwine," says Savills' research...

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