The Westminster Constitution: Paddington & Bayswater
Rounding off his comprehensive analysis of the micro-markets of Westminster, Martin Bikhit takes an in-depth look at the changing face of Paddington & Bayswater.
Where’s the Localism? The Shropshire wind battle picks up
As the planning application for Upton Cressett's wind farm breezes in, William Cash is more than a bit riled that the government's push for "local democracy" is nothing more than hot air amongst Shropshire's…
House Tales: White Lodge, Richmond Park
Ever wondered who once lived in that glorious building in the middle of Richmond Park, now home to the Royal Ballet School? Who better to enlighten us than the National Archives' Nicholas Kingsley...
Write Moves: KFH on building a brand through engaging content marketing
A lot of estate agents have their own magazines, and a lot of brands get content marketing very wrong.
Required Reading: How to Buy and Sell Short Leases
Short leases; big opportunity or tall order? We asked Child & Child's Katie Cohen and Mo Hakim and Prosper Marr-Johnson of Marr Johnson & Stevens to put together the definitive crib sheet...
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..
Mixing It Up: The new school of mixed-use development
As a raft of new schemes promise buyers "hotel levels" of customer service, Robert Soning asks whether property management companies are ready to deal with the challenges presented by this new era of m…
Head First: How to create the perfect pool
Integral leisure complexes are currently riding a wave of popularity, but can you really make one feel like a natural part of a property? John Evans explains how it pays to think deeply about the architecture…
Give and Take: The need-to-know on new permitted development rights
Several new permitted development rights, including office-to-residential and extended extensions, came into force on 30 May to allow certain works or changes of use without the need for planning permission
The mansion that time forgot
An auctioneer in Northumberland had a "once-in-a-career experience" when he entered an empty, 25-room, 18th century mansion this week
The Art of Space
How does a developer successfully choose, commission and install artwork? Can the right pieces significantly enhance saleability? What are the tangible benefits for the wider art scene?
Behind the Scenery: Trials and tribulations at the Chelsea Flower Show
As this year's horticultural hullaballoo dies down for another year, our landscape design guru Barry Burrows reflects on his baptism of fire..