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Deal Digest: Nine notable penthouse sales from the last year

Much attention has focused on the appeal of large detached houses since the onset of the pandemic, but HNW buyers also appear to be looking up in search of space. The last 12 months have seen a slew of notable penthouse deals going through across Prime Central London – smashing a fair few records in the process. Here’s PrimeResi’s pick of the bunch…

Interview: Hutton Bubear on expanding, diversifying & finding the perfect work/life balance

As revealed by PrimeResi today, former Battersea Power Station sales chief Mark Hutton and well-known Savills agent Charlie Bubear have taken up senior positions at Hutton Bubear – the boutique buying agency set up by their respective partners, Catherine & Alice. We speak to the team to find out about their big plans for the business, why they decided to leave the corporate world behind, and how to successfully balance work and family life…

Interview: Knight Frank’s Tim Hyatt on team morale, market resilience & the future of estate agency

On April 1st 2020, when the UK had been in lockdown for exactly nine days, Tim Hyatt took over the management of Knight Frank’s UK residential business and joined the group executive board. He succeeded Andrew Hay, who had been with the firm for 37 years. PrimeResi caught up with him shortly after the announcement of a third national lockdown to talk team spirit, market trends, future plans – and the agency’s ‘Cobra Room’ equivalent…