Headlines for Sunday 24th May 2020

Former Housing Minister Mark Prisk on political football, Stamp Duty & the chancellor’s challenge

Interview: Government should tackle the issue of stamp duty for “last-time movers”, former Housing Minister Mark Prisk tells Knight Frank’s Tom Bill.

Weekly Showcase: Ten featured prime resi listings

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Delivering in a crisis: On managing risk in the global design supply chain

Katie Glaister & Henry Miller-Robinson explain how they are dealing with the challenges facing interior designers, craftspeople, artisans and other small businesses as they attempt to complete projects under the current circumstances…

Caudwell Collection recruits a new CEO in France

Reynald Lapitz helmed the recent £84m refurbishment of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge. He’s now running John Caudwell’s luxury property business on the French Riviera, including transforming the historic Hôtel Le Provençal into super-prime resi.

Market Snapshot: Sales & lettings listing, one week after lockdown

“One week on from the surprise opening of the housing market and agents are still showing caution and quite rightly putting safety first,” says Rightmove.

Knight Frank unveils new brand campaign

“Today, it’s not an estate agent you need. It’s a partner in property” goes the new slogan…

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Required Reading: Coronavirus & property taxes

The Budget and the start of a new tax year both arrive like clockwork for tax professionals and clients alike, although the 2020/2021 tax year arrived in...

Why resi developers should be studying workplace design

Long before the Covid-19 outbreak, we had already seen a blurring of the boundaries between office, home and third-party spaces such as cafes. In the...

Agents must adjust to a brave new world

As estate agents offices open up again around the country, we need to adjust to a brave, new post-virus world. The current 'lockdown affair' has been...

Long Reads In-depth features on prime resi matters

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Required Reading: New official guidance for home-movers & property agents during the Coronavirus outbreak

The housing market has been re-opened after the Covid-19 lockdown, but the latest official guidance for the industry and for home-movers "does not represent...

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...

How Covid-19 will reshape what prime UK home buyers & sellers want

Prime property buyers are re-appraising their priorities in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey of almost 700 buyers and sellers...

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

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