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From Social Fitness to HCL: Four key trends in super-prime renovation

Having worked on over 300 of the UK’s finest residences, from mansions in Mayfair to sprawling Surrey seats, London Projects co-founders Nick Stuttard and Steve Howat tend to see which trends and features are being commissioned well before they make it onto the interiors pages. Here, they explain four of the top priorities amongst their HNW clientele at the moment, from ‘social fitness’ spaces to human centric lighting (HCL), and how each has been incorporated into individual schemes…

Midsummer Deal Review: 35 notable sales from the first half of 2019

2019 is unlikely to go down as a vintage year for the prime property market, with political uncertainty and high transaction costs keeping a firm lid on volumes, prices and sentiment. That’s not to say it hasn’t been interesting. Extra-special examples remain very much in demand, so here’s a look back at some of the standout instructions that have managed to find a buyer since the beginning of the year, from palatial country mansions to marquee units in London’s best new-build schemes…

Sobha’s PNC Menon on London, Dubai, Brexit & building a global luxury property empire

INTERVIEW: PNC Menon has built an international luxury real estate empire that’s currently developing a vast swathe of prime Dubai, and has recently launched a flagship global  studio in Mayfair. The founder and Chairman of Sobha talks to PrimeResi about London’s place on the world luxury stage, Brexit, US expansion plans, and his favourite place on Earth.