Wary developers shun America’s ‘hot potato’ mansion portfolio in Hong Kong
"Many of Hong Kong’s biggest property tycoons are staying out of a keenly watched residential property sale by the US government to 'stay onside'," reports the South China Morning Post, "as the asset becomes a 'hot potato' amid worsening US-China relations."
Hong Kong mansion fetches nearly £73m
Another mega-deal confirmed at Wheelock's ultra-exclusive Mount Nicholson scheme, as an 8,000 square foot house achieves well over £9,000 psf
US Government looks to offload an enclave of six super-prime mansions in Hong Kong
CBRE has been appointed to sell a portfolio of mansions in Hong Kong, valued at up to HK$5 billion.
Hong Kong buyer drops £112m on pair of Mount Nicholson apartments; sets new Asia psf record
Big spender snaps up two ultra-prime units in one day at Wheelock & Nan Fung's top-end scheme on The Peak
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.
‘A radical metamorphosis’: Seven-star new-builds dominating Mayfair sales market after luxury building boom
High-end new-builds accounted for more than two-thirds of sales in the iconic neighbourhood last year.
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'.
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…
Jane Austen’s Hampshire birthplace offered for £8.5mn
Celebrated novelist Jane Austen lived in the original Steventon House for 25 years, and wrote three of her most famous works there.
‘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'.
Almax Group debuts boutique apartment scheme in St John’s Wood
The Maccreanor Lavington-designed 1A St John’s Wood Park brings a rare set of new-build apartments to the in-demand neighbourhood.
Why mortgage rates will not return to recent lows any time soon
Professors Alper Kara and Muhammad Ali Nasir explain the factors moving mortgage markets right now - and what borrowers should expect in the coming months and years...
Westminster Council ‘ready to lead’ on short-term rental regulation
'Short-term lets have been widely abused - when you have one residential block renting out more rooms than the Ritz every night, you know the system needs reform,' says the leader of Westminster City Council
Monday Market Review: Key figures & findings from the last seven days
Catch up on all the latest movements and commentary in less than five minutes, featuring data and analysis from LonRes, Foxtons, Savills, Knight Frank, HMRC, OnTheMarket, Propertymark & more...