Square Mile’s new ‘digital twin’ will help planners visualise the future
The City of London Corporation, Innovate UK, New London Architecture and VU.CITY launch ‘the most advanced, fully interactive virtual reality digital twin ever of a major city area’; new tech billed as ‘the ultimate in tools for community consultation’
Planning clampdown stamps out PCL’s mega-basement boom
New figures show a massive decline in basement-related applications across RBKC & Westminster since the introduction of stringent rules designed to prevent over-development.
Birmingham planners approve Britain’s first ‘super slender’ resi tower
211 Broad Street in Birmingham will rise 37 storeys, but will be just 9.5 metres wide.
Architects square up to developers over unpaid fees
Architects are increasingly taking legal action over work completed on stalled projects, as the impacts of the pandemic filter through the supply chain.
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.
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.
Tom Bill: What does the higher bank rate mean for the UK housing market?
Lenders are tinkering with mortgage rates as a contradictory set of events unfold but higher rates are here to stay, says Knight Frank's head of resi research.
By Tom Bill
‘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'.
In Pictures: Former PM Johnson buys moated Oxfordshire Manor House
A source tells us that Boris Johnson has exchanged on Brightwell Manor for £3.8mn.
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'.
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.
Mortgage approvals rise for the first time since August
But approvals are still running a third below their pre-pandemic average.
Luxury developer Mountwood unveils new boutique scheme in west London
Nearly half of the 24 units at Lexington House in West Ken have been picked up off-plan.
Foxtons takes cues from Netflix & Amazon in bid to ‘modernise estate agency’
Agency reveals how it is using AI to identify new leads in real time and get them 'to the right person at the right time'.
106-unit West Hampstead project brought to market
The Clay Yard is a rare new-build addition to the neighbourhood.
Scottish estate market cools, but prices remain high
Gross investment in Scottish estates dipped in 2022 as £1mn+ activity refocused to urban centres - but country estate prices remain at historically high levels.