Government’s new national design code & Office for Place aim to ‘bring back beauty’
The Government has published a new set of national design standards for property developments, formally introducing the word "beauty" into planning rules for the first time.
New Government design manual & planning reforms promise a ‘green housing revolution’
Housing Minister reveals an "ambitious revamp of planning rules" and bans gas boilers in new homes, as the Government publishes its first-ever "design manual to promote the building of beautiful new homes"…
Hedgehog Highways & Bird Bricks: Government orders housebuilders to protect more wildlife
MHCLG publishes new guidance for property developers, with instructions on how 'to do more to protect Britain’s cherished wildlife'
Beautiful homes & tree-lined streets should be ‘the norm not the exception’
Roger Scruton and Nicolas Boys Smith's final report for the Building Better Building Beautiful Commission has been published, offering a series of policy proposals and practical recommendations to make …
Interview: Luxury property impresario Dean Main on building a £600mn development pipeline & managing £12bn of PCL schemes
Talking legacy developments & top-end trends with the boss of Henigman & Rhodium.
Chestertons picks up well-known PCL lettings business
Estate agency takes over letting and management arm of boutique firm Henry & James as acquisition drive continues.
Boutique PCL agency Wilfords expands with new branch in SW London
The Kensington-based firm was founded by ex-Foxtons agents Geoff Wilford and Simon Welfare in 2011.
In Pictures: Three-year project creates a ‘sophisticated’ 17,000 sq ft country estate in Surrey
Helen Green Design collaborated with the 'very best artisans, joiners and suppliers in the industry' on this sumptuous reworking.
‘Astonishing’ $95mn super-villa is one of Dubai’s biggest-ever listings
The ten-bed mansion has been designed to 'expand the possibilities of elite architecture'.
‘There is no lack of interest’: Peninsula London pauses sales after world’s wealthiest pick up 70% of residences
New five-star destination opposite Buckingham Palace has been described as 'the most significant addition to London's ultra-prime market in recent memory'.
Developers unveil new vision for Notting Hill’s Newcombe House
Beltane and Angelo Gordon are pursuing an office-led approach to the redevelopment of a prominent site on the corner of Notting Hill Gate and Kensington Church Street, rather than an already-consented…
Middleton recruits ex-Savills COO to new advisory board
Big-hitters Juliette Stacey and Christopher Eadie will be working with the prime property firm's senior team.
The Register of Overseas Entities seems to be working, as UK property deals involving tax havens fall
New research suggests improved transparency in the property market means 'Londongrad' is losing its appeal to corrupt money...
City Slicker: Inside a new Foster + Partners-designed penthouse in east London, asking £9.9mn
Principal Tower, a new 50-storey landmark on the edge of the Square Mile, is the only resi building in London designed inside-and-out by the world-famous architecture firm.
Housebuilding’s ‘new normal’ in nine charts
Savills has taken a deep dive into the mechanics and economic realities of the UK's housebuilding sector, highlighting some dramatic changes in the new-build sales landscape...
Property industry football championship signs high-profile headline sponsor ahead of ‘biggest tournament yet’
London's top estate agencies will battle it out in the CPR Cup on 16th June to be crowned industry football champions.
Belvoir Group on the hunt for more business acquisitions as turnover climbs
Estate agency Plc says it 'will look to identify suitable acquisition targets to support continued growth and further enhance shareholder value.'