Earth Day: Six steps to help estate agents address climate change
"Sustainability is simple", says the CEO of top-end estate agency Fine & Country on Earth Day 2022, as he shares insights on how climate change is affecting property businesses, and offers practical advice for agents looking to do better.
Global CEO at Fine & Country
Simon Leadbetter joined Fine & Country as Global CEO in 2021. His previous roles include Group Marketing Director at Countrywide Plc; Group Head of Marketing, Communications & Digital at Knight Frank, and Chief Marketing Officer at Keller Williams UK.
Foxtons recruits Chestertons’ Gittins as Budden steps down
Former Chestertons boss Guy Gittins will become Group CEO of rival London estate agency Foxtons in September, taking over from Nic Budden - who has already stepped down.
‘Green action not words’: RedBook pledges to pay for client’s projects to go carbon neutral
"We recognise the opportunity we have to be a ‘green influencer’," says Redbook Agency's CEO Tom Adams, as the firm commits to a major environmental initiative.
Net Zero by 2030: Grosvenor signs up to ‘pioneering’ green pledge
The venerable owner of vast swathes of Mayfair & Belgravia gives itself just over a decade to hit 'net zero' operating emissions
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DDRE Global signs super-prime specialist from Knight Frank
Former KF partner Jessica Bishop is the latest name to join Daniel Daggers' brokerage-style firm.
Top-end property agency to open flagship Mayfair showroom as new owner looks to ‘transform’ luxury market
UK Sotheby's International Realty is rolling out some 'transformative' changes - including three new high-profile locations - designed to 'reshape the way exclusive real estate is bought, sold & rented'…
Talking Heads: What would a Labour-led government mean for the prime property market?
The spectre of Corbyn may be laid to rest, but the threat of a mansion tax continues to haunt the streets of PCL as election chatter intensifies
‘Incredible’ Marylebone penthouse snapped up off-plan for £6.3mn
Boutique agency tucks away marquee apartment at the forthcoming W1 Place on Portland Street.
Mandarin Oriental confirms new standalone resi project
30 fully-serviced top-end residences are coming to Madrid in early 2025.
Tim Hyatt: ‘Now is a great time to be an independent, debt-free property consultancy with no external shareholders to answer to’
Knight Frank’s head of resi updates PrimeResi on the firm's progress against its three-year plan, and the key focuses for the next 12 months...
By Tim Hyatt
Top prime resi architecture practice rebrands
PDP London is now Studio PDP.
£92.5mn penthouse sets new Dubai price record
Agents confirm mega-sale at the Marsa Al Arab Hotel.
‘We are beginning to see clear signs of a rebound in Prime Central London’: Strutt & Parker flags resurgent property market
'Regained optimism signals a spring rally' for prime property markets in and around London, says Strutt & Parker, as the estate agency stands by its 2023 house price forecasts despite a turbulent economic…
‘We’re going to go where we see the demand and long-term opportunity’: In conversation with BHHS London sales chief Cliff Gardiner
Watch this space, says the new sales boss of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in London, as he shares ambitious growth plans and discusses the state of the luxury property sector.
Landmark Twickenham house on ‘Turner’s Thames’ seeks £8.5mn
Set in a landscape immortalised by JMW Turner, Cross Deep 'has a country house feel that belies its location and truly feels a world away from London,' says Savills.
Tom Bill: London rental supply stays tight as legal changes loom for landlords
The Rental Reform Bill 'may be the final straw for some landlords,' warns Knight Frank's research chief.
By Tom Bill
Guild ‘revolutionises’ membership offering
Nurtur Group has changed the way membership to its indie estate agency network, the Guild of Property Professionals, works.