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On forging a successful business in uncertain times: Penfolds Estate Agents

Seasoned property pros Helen Edwardson & Becky Penfold – formerly of Hamptons and Curchods – launched a boutique estate agency venture from their West Sussex kitchen table last year. In the fourth instalment of our mini-series on new firms braving – and conquering – tough market conditions, the mother and daughter team behind Penfolds Estate Agents discuss inspiration and good advice…

On forging a successful business in uncertain times: Avanton

In the third instalment of our mini-series on ambitious new firms breaking out under challenging market conditions, Omer Weinberger of recently-launched developer Avanton explains the benefits of a lean company structure, and the lessons entrepreneurs can learn from the likes of Jeff Bezos and Henry Ford…

On forging a successful business in uncertain times: Albion Nord

In the second instalment of our mini-series on the new generation of firms starting their journeys in a challenging market, we speak to Albion Nord, the London-based interior design studio founded in 2017 by the talented quartet of Ben Johnson, Anthony Kooperman, Camilla Clarke & Ottalie Stride, to find out whether conditions were a factor in their decision to launch – and what drives them to succeed…

Talking Heads: Prime country market trends & observations

Specialist prime country market experts Jess Simpson, Ed Heaton, James Mackenzie, Robin Gould & Harry Gladwin fill us in on what’s really been happening on the ground over the last 12 months, and the themes we should be keeping an eye out for in the year ahead…

11 super-prime interior design trends for 2019

Architect and former Candy & Candy project manager Charu Gandhi has designed the interiors for some of the most luxurious properties in the world, from One Hyde Park showstoppers to show apartments at One The Palm in Dubai. Here, the Elicyon founder runs through her top trends and features to look out for in 2019…