Headlines for Thursday 2nd December 2021

The Bryanston: Almacantar completes super-prime Viñoly-designed scheme overlooking Hyde Park

Now the tallest residential address overlooking Hyde Park, the 194,700 square foot development is set to be the first in the UK to achieve both WELL and AirScore certification

Ranked: The world’s most expensive cities to live in in 2021

Tel Aviv has overtaken Paris to become world’s costliest city to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, as London also rises up the ranks.

Sustainability and the luxury real estate sector: an unlikely marriage?

High-end developers, architects, designers and homebuyers have not always been at the forefront of the environmental agenda, but things are changing, writes Mickey Alam Khan

String of townhouses snapped up by the new Primrose Hill set

House sales have ‘absolutely rocketed’ in the NW London neighbourhood over the last 18 months, according to Savills, which has just set a new price record on Chalcot Square

Market Snapshot: New York’s ‘phenomenal recovery’

Knight Frank predicts that Manhattan property values will increase by 5% in 2022 – the highest rate of inflation in seven years.

RICS picks Lord Bichard to lead major independent review

The former Director of the Institute of Government is to lead a wide-ranging review into the very fabric and purpose of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

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Why opportunities are on the rise for London landlords

Back in May we suggested that the prime rental market in London was due for a recovery though given the challenges of the pandemic, it was hard to pinpoint...

Hannah Aykroyd: London is a city determined not to be defeated

After the shock Brexit result, there was a level of apprehension around whether foreign property owners would want to sell and get out of the market,...

Shell’s UK HQ move typifies the surge in corporate demand for resi property

The decision by the Dutch oil company to relocate its headquarters to the UK comes as corporate demand in the residential rental market reaches pre-Covid...

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In Pictures: Northacre launches Natalia Miyar-designed show apartment at The Broadway

Luxury London property developer Northacre has opened the doors to the first show apartment at its landmark mixed-use scheme in Westminster, The...

In Pictures: Inside the best historic house projects of the year

A stately Georgian pile in Derbyshire and a glorious Scottish walled garden are amongst the winners of this year's Historic Houses Awards, dished out to...

In Pictures: Inside the £20m Regent’s Park shell that could be ‘one of the most magnificent houses in London’

Taking on a renovation project in the current climate is not for the faint-hearted. Costs have spiralled as a result of Covid and Brexit, and such is the...

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