Location: Europe

A judgement by Europe's top law court has thrown public registers of beneficial owners - such as the UK's current attempt to shine a light on opaque overseas property ownership structures - into doubt

Luxury brokerage Rome Exclusive now has a presence in Italy's three largest cities.

Rubens Brotto has been promoted to Managing Partner at Nest Seekers International after just two years in the property sector, having joined the estate agency as a broker in 2020.

Engel & Völkers reports that a Czech billionaire has acquired the magnificent Château du Marais near Paris.

Sheikh Hamad Bin Abdullah Al Thani is auctioning off thousands of items from the remarkable Hôtel Lambert in Paris, in what Sotheby's calls 'one of the greatest private collections of decorative arts …

Savills names the Côte d’Azur and Bali among the ultimate second home destinations worldwide, as post-pandemic buyers increasingly prioritise wellness and accessibility.

If planning approval is granted, the mixed-use reinvention of the historic St. James’s Gate brewery in Dublin 8 is expected to be completed in 10-15 years.

Layan Mahshi is now handling luxury property sales across the South of France, Marbella and Montenegro for the overseas division of West London estate agency Finlay Brewer.

The average international premium for a waterfront property compared with a non-waterfront home has climbed to 40%, according to Knight Frank.

London's position as playground for Russia's super-rich is "a party that had already peaked by 2014" and "is surely now over," writes Simon Usborne in Town & Country magazine.

Against a volatile economic backdrop, the security and privacy Monaco offers is not going unnoticed by wealthy buyers, reports Knight Frank

Estate agency is building quite the presence in and around the Côte d’Azur, with key hires from Beauchamp Estates and John Taylor.