Business & People

Alison Leyshon has joined the UK’s largest independent estate agency group, Spicerhaart, as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Guy Grainger will take over from Andrew Gould as UK Chief Exec of Jones Lang LaSalle on 1st January, its just been announced

Battersea Power Station is "on track to begin construction in the summer and to begin hand over of Phase One to the new owners in 2016,” with residential sales slated to kick-off in Asia in January and i…

Knight Frank has acquired the resi estate agency side of Belgravia's George Trollope, bringing the total number of KF offices in London to 19

Property portal pioneer Nick Leeming has joined Belvoir Lettings as the company's second Non-Executive Director (NED), after leaving Zoopla earlier this year (as reported by PrimeResi here).

A well-designed space should be able to tempt clients out even on days like this, says landscaping guru and new PrimeResi columnist Barry Burrows.

Kinleigh Folkhard & Hayward is reaping the benefits of investing in its Completely London publication, as the title picked up yet another prize, this time at last night's International Content Marketing…

Clever old PropertyWeek has put together a comprehensive rundown of the top tweeps in the property universe. Cue some cross-referencing with Henry Pryor's (more resi-centric) uberlist here

The Guardian has named a batch of "secret" property barons who it claims own UK properties through offshore firms based in the British Virgin Islands (BVI)

The Little House Company, a founder member of the new National Private House Sales Association (NPHSA), believes that the proportion of vendors selling off-market will rise from 2% this year to 8% next…

Nominations for the fourth annual Property Blog Awards have just opened, celebrating wordsmithery across the property blogosphere

In news that will send shockwaves through living rooms across the country, Hamptons International has found the kitchen to be the most important part of the house for potential buyers