Continental Drifting: Which European markets are still luring HNWIs?
Authoritatively addressing the bigger picture, Aylesford International's latest research has taken an interesting look at key European markets and how governments are specifically targeting HNWIs in a…
The World in London (part one): London’s Global Appeal
Demand for property from overseas buyers in London is strong, says Yolande Barnes in the first part of Savills' World in London report, but what impact does overseas equity have on the capital's housing m…
Wealth Health: One million join the global HNW club
A global recovery in the property and equity markets caused a bit of a rebound for the world's wealthy in the in 2012, with the investable wealth of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) growing by 10% to…
The overblown story of overseas investors – LCP
All this talk of overseas buyers taking over the London property market is more than a bit overblown, according to London Central Portfolio, which argues that foreign buy-to-live investors account for…
Chinese property giant to build £700m resi skyscraper on London’s South Bank
It's been a big day for Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group, announcing plans to develop a blockbusting resi tower on the South Bank as part of a £1bn UK investment programme.
Land of Confusion: Negotiating the nuances of new build
With an increasingly bewildering array of new developments shooting up in central London, buyers should make sure they have all the facts before they go steaming in, says Camilla Dell..
Qatar Sheikh-up could cause “Marbella Effect” in prime London
Qatar's changing of the top brass - as Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Emir, hands over power to his son, Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, this Summer - could cause a chunky "Marbella Effect" on the …
Hong Kong refuses to cool as global house prices heat up
On to the really big picture now, and Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index has recorded a 6.6% rise in average prices in the year to March, the highest rate of growth since Q2 2010.
Patrizia appoints UK resi specialist
German fund manager Patrizia Immobilien AG has significantly bolstered its resi investment and asset management capabilities in the UK, by appointing former CBRE and Grainger big-hitter Andrew Pratt.
UK property over-priced by 31% – OECD
House prices in the UK are 31% too high in relation to rents and over-priced by 21% compared to incomes, according to research by the OECD.
Royal Albert Docks to become a £1bn “gateway for Asian and Chinese business”
The Royal Albert Docks are to be turned into London's third financial district by Chinese developer ABP, working with UK developer Stanhope and architects/masterplanners Farrells
London still needs Singapore buyers
Property developers from London still need buyers from Southeast Asia, says PropertyGuru's Andrew Batt from Singapore, despite a notable increase in the number of British buyers who have returned to the…