Interview: Marcus Bradbury-Ross & Charles Lloyd on launching CBRE’s new Private Office

Last year saw major-league agency CBRE bring together four Savills alumni – including one of PCL’s best-known agents, Charles Lloyd, and acquisition specialist Marcus Bradbury-Ross – to offer ‘bespoke and confidential advice to private clients on residential property across the globe’; speaking to PrimeResi, they discuss the challenges of starting a new venture in the middle of a global pandemic, avoiding conflicts of interest, and the key trends at play in the super-prime market…

Former Foxtons sales chief Andrew Weir on his new investment perspective

The sales guru at the heart of the Foxtons machine for over three decades made a big move to London Central Portfolio earlier this year; here, he discusses his ambitions as the new chief executive of the investment advisory, lessons learned from his estate agency days – and how the current crisis compares to downturns past…

Homes from Home: Priya Black on new-build buyers in lockdown & how Covid-19 could change estate agency

Buyers are not responding to the Covid-19 crisis in the same way as to the 2008 global financial crash or to 2016’s Stamp Duty changes, says Knight Frank’s Priya Black, who heads up the Baker Street New Homes department. In this interview with PrimeResi, Black shares her views on how the current market will play out, and what long-term effects the lockdown could have on the business of estate agency…