Canada blocks foreign property investment for two years
'The desirability of Canadian homes is attracting profiteers, wealthy corporations, and foreign investors,' says Canada's ruling party. 'This is leading to a real problem of underused and vacant housing, rampant speculation, and skyrocketing prices. Homes are for people, not investors.'
Canada to ban most foreign property buyers for two years
Justin Trudeau's government is trying to quell runaway house price inflation by targeting property investors and overseas buyers.
‘London remains a gold standard’: The outlook for Chinese property investment in the UK
Post-Brexit 2021 UK-China Property Investment Outlook: Where, what and why are Chinese HNWIs and investors buying and developing in the UK property market?
China sets out plan ‘to defuse the property crisis’
New measures are the 'strongest sign yet that Chinese policymakers are easing a years-long clampdown on the property sector,' says the South China Morning Post.
Interview: Luxury property impresario Dean Main on building a £600mn development pipeline & managing £12bn of PCL schemes
Talking legacy developments & top-end trends with the boss of Henigman & Rhodium.
Chestertons picks up well-known PCL lettings business
Estate agency takes over letting and management arm of boutique firm Henry & James as acquisition drive continues.
Boutique PCL agency Wilfords expands with new branch in SW London
The Kensington-based firm was founded by ex-Foxtons agents Geoff Wilford and Simon Welfare in 2011.
In Pictures: Three-year project creates a ‘sophisticated’ 17,000 sq ft country estate in Surrey
Helen Green Design collaborated with the 'very best artisans, joiners and suppliers in the industry' on this sumptuous reworking.
‘Astonishing’ $95mn super-villa is one of Dubai’s biggest-ever listings
The ten-bed mansion has been designed to 'expand the possibilities of elite architecture'.
‘There is no lack of interest’: Peninsula London pauses sales after world’s wealthiest pick up 70% of residences
New five-star destination opposite Buckingham Palace has been described as 'the most significant addition to London's ultra-prime market in recent memory'.
Developers unveil new vision for Notting Hill’s Newcombe House
Beltane and Angelo Gordon are pursuing an office-led approach to the redevelopment of a prominent site on the corner of Notting Hill Gate and Kensington Church Street, rather than an already-consented…
Middleton recruits ex-Savills COO to new advisory board
Big-hitters Juliette Stacey and Christopher Eadie will be working with the prime property firm's senior team.
The Register of Overseas Entities seems to be working, as UK property deals involving tax havens fall
New research suggests improved transparency in the property market means 'Londongrad' is losing its appeal to corrupt money...
City Slicker: Inside a new Foster + Partners-designed penthouse in east London, asking £9.9mn
Principal Tower, a new 50-storey landmark on the edge of the Square Mile, is the only resi building in London designed inside-and-out by the world-famous architecture firm.
Housebuilding’s ‘new normal’ in nine charts
Savills has taken a deep dive into the mechanics and economic realities of the UK's housebuilding sector, highlighting some dramatic changes in the new-build sales landscape...
Property industry football championship signs high-profile headline sponsor ahead of ‘biggest tournament yet’
London's top estate agencies will battle it out in the CPR Cup on 16th June to be crowned industry football champions.
Belvoir Group on the hunt for more business acquisitions as turnover climbs
Estate agency Plc says it 'will look to identify suitable acquisition targets to support continued growth and further enhance shareholder value.'