Over the last thirty odd years the general direction of property of all sorts has been up, but we could be heading into a different world that may not be so benign, writes Property Vision co-founder Charlie Ellingworth…
International property giant Hines has acquired the 1.8-acre 18 Blackfriars site, bringing in Foster + Partners to design a mixed-use development.
The Government’s big plan to de-carbonise British homes in its push to Net Zero is “a comprehensive and groundbreaking strategy”, says sustainability lecturer Ran Boydell – but it has some major flaws…
London’s average £1m home is only a third (36%) bigger than the overall average-sized home in the capital, says Savills. Buyers would get an average of 70% more space if they looked beyond the M25.
South-West London estate agency Rampton Baseley has more than doubled its branch network, buying four-branch local lettings agency Palace Gate.
The number of £1m+ homes outside of London grew by 95,500 in the 18 months to June 2021, while in London, they rose by less than a fifth of that figure. Lucian Cook looks at whether this was a one-off or part of a more permanent rebalancing.
A sharp acceleration in property price inflation means that the combined value of British homes has climbed by £550 billion (a third of the total five-year increase) in just the last 12 months, according to Zoopla’s automated valuations.
Sir Norman Foster’s architecture firm has completed a “strategic partnership” with the billionaire family that controls Colliers International, selling a “significant” stake in the business to Hennick & Co.
London’s top-end housing market is continuing its strong run, says Savills, with more £5m+ sales going through so far this year than in any full year since 2015.
EXCLUSIVE: A remarkable luxury property development opportunity has come up just off Belgrave Square: this freehold island site on West Halkin Street has a colourful history, and already has planning permission for a super-prime makeover.
“Negative sentiment towards buying or selling a house is nowhere near as widespread as might be expected,” says national estate agency Jackson-Stops, after tracking online and social media comments about the property market.
London’s wealthiest seniors are considering their post-retirement options, and their ability to invest in luxury housing is huge, writes Tom Scaife…