Four things the Paradise Papers tell us about global business and political elites
Relatively few Americans or Europeans were caught up in the Panama palava, but this latest mega-leak is a different story...
Professor of International Politics at City, University of London
Professor Ronen Palan (BSc. Econ, LSE, PhD LSE) joined City University London in September 2012. Prior to this he has been a professor of IPE at the University of Birmingham and Sussex University, and a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He was a visiting professor at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and York University, Canada. He was also a founding editor of the Review of International Political Economy (RIPE) and member of the Fellow and Promotion Committee at the Institute of Development Studies, Brighton.
Pandora Papers: ‘It’s time to pursue lawyers and accountants who enable tax evasion’
"It’s fascinating that so many of these people in the public eye must have known that eventually their activities would become common knowledge, and yet they opted for offshore secrecy anyway," says t…
By Ronen Palan
Global UHNW wealth falls for the first time in three years
There's been "muted" growth in the number of Ultra-High Net Worth Individuals over the last year, reports Wealth-X - but London has seen a bigger rise than any other top ten UHNW city
Global HNW population booms, but not in the UK
The global millionaire population grew 6.3% in 2020, surpassing the 20-million bar, while total millionaire wealth grew 7.6% to tickle US$80 trillion.
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.