Headlines for Friday 16th November 2018

Trio of heavyweight hires boosts Savills’ research team

Sebastian Verity joins Savills from Knight Frank; Paul Wellman from Estate Gazette, and Josh Rose-Nokes from GVA Apleona

Super-prime developer looks to crowdfund £1.5m for a new St. George’s Hill mansion

Crowdfunding platform CapitalRise opens investment on a £1.5m bridging loan for a 14,000 square foot new-build house in Weybridge

The new Urban Dorset could ‘rival Bristol’s economy’

The forthcoming merger of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole councils presents some big opportunities for property types, says Savills

In Pictures: RER shows off new Westminster penthouses

AJC Interiors designs duplex showhome at boutique office-to-resi scheme on Greycoat Place

New housing supply nudges up – but still falls short of the Government’s 300,000 target

2% more homes were added to the national supply in the year to March than in the previous year, reports the MHCLG

Hampstead’s iconic ‘Jabberwocky’ mansion finds a buyer

Described as ‘one of the most significant houses in London’, The Wabe on Redington Road was inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic poem

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Super-Home Squeeze: Why Westminster is making a super-sized mistake

Westminster Council is considering a ban on the building of supersized homes. Is this a prudent planning measure or is the council suffering from a bad dose...

Steady As She Goes: Scotland’s resi property market enters calmer waters

While it remains prudent to be careful what you wish for, it is sometimes quietly satisfying to see a situation which has been long and devoutly anticipated...

Carrington on Q3: Unfair ground rents & ongoing uncertainty

There is much being written at the moment on the subject of unfair ground rents, specifically on new build property, so the government has responded by...

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Friday 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 retreats. This...

To Save & Protect: Property guardian providers team up to raise standards

A new organisation, launched last month and immediately endorsed in the House of Lords, is looking to introduce some order and accountability into the...

Touring London’s £100m+ super-penthouses

As reports come in of a brace of £100m+ penthouse deals in London, PrimeResi looks at an exclusive cohort of ultra-prime schemes with marquee units capable...

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