Business & People

A penthouse on Park Lane has just sold for £19.5m, breaking the £4,000 per square foot barrier and achieving a 400 per cent appreciation since being sold by the same agent in 1996.

The busiest man on Twitter, Henry Pryor (@henrypryor), has been hard at work compiling a list of the top (or at least most active) property agent Tweeters

Chesterton Humberts waded into the property finding arena last week, announcing the launch of a new Property Sourcing service that goes head-to-head with London buying agents, including Knight Frank’s T…

High-end holiday / property company Clarenco is trying to entice buyers for a bunch of its luxury and unusual properties by offering prospective purchasers the chance to try before they buy..

Toby Whittome has been promoted to Partner at top-notch estate agency Cluttons. Whittome, formerly Sales Manager, is based at the firm's Belgravia office and previously worked at John D Wood

Martin Samworth CBRE Group Inc., has announced some significant changes to its management structure

Property behemoth Development Securities plc has appointed Marcus Shepherd as its new Group Finance Director

A canny bit of promo from Knightsbridge estate agent Kaye & Carey points out that Ringo Starr's luxury pad, that he shared with his 'Bond Girl' missus Barbara Bach, has hit the market.

Christian Candy's CPC Group has pledged funding and financial support for bridging lender Omni Capital to help the company hit its property lending target of £1 billion over the next three years.

More change at top-notch property finders Property Vision: following the company's exit from HSBC at the beginning of the month (which we reported on here), a hefty chunk of the team - including Regional…

Strutt & Parker's 8th National Open House Day, which took place this October, produced over £32m worth of offers for properties registered with the firm.

Property investment behemoth British Land's Chief Investment Officer, Steve Smith, will be standing down from the Board on 31st March 2013 and leaving British Land on 30th June 2013