Ocean Drive Group and Best Star Real Estate have teamed up to acquire Marcol’s Eton Garages site, which has planning permission for a 77-unit scheme drawn up by Camden-based Piercy & Co
“Fundamental reform has happened twice before in the last century following periods of crisis,” says the IPPR in a major new report “– with the Attlee government’s Keynesian reforms in the 1940s and the Thatcher government’s free market reforms in the 1980s. Ten years after the financial crash, change of this magnitude is needed again.”
Held at the Institute’s iconic Art Deco HQ each Wednesday evening, The Architects Underground is aimed at ‘everyone who has a love of, an interest in or an opinion on architecture and design’
The Global Commission on Adaptation – led by Ban Ki-Moon, Bill Gates and Kristalina Georgieva – has warned that “coastal residents may need to systematically retreat” as a result of climate change and rising sea levels.
HMRC gives builders a last-minute reprieve, pushing reverse charge changes to VAT down the road for a year as a result of industry lobbying – and to “avoid the changes coinciding with Brexit”
How would The Bard have sold a house? Would Hemingway, Thoreau or Pinter have been able to stir up interest with syntax alone? Spectator readers rise to the challenge of reimagining sales particulars in the style of literary greats…
Eight “new-build or significantly extended and refurbished” homes have been shortlisted for this year’s Manser Medal architecture prize.
Property consultancy’s latest outpost covers north Scotland and the Highlands
There have been lots of planning policy overhauls since 1969, when the Government’s Skeffington Report suggested 50 ways to get communities more involved in local property development matters. But “it’s startling just how relevant the report remains today”, writes planning expert Professor Gavin Parker…
The fifth and sixth floor unit at the Foster + Partners-designed 21 Chesham Place scheme has changed hands at nearly £4k psf
The developer’s mixed-use reworking of Regent House in a JV with The Portman Estate is delivering 24 luxury apartments, along with office and retail space
A number of billionaires and A-listers have been opting for mid-level units over the top decks of NYC’s super-tall towers – but why?