Bective – formerly Bective Leslie Marsh – has relaunched its six branches under the management of Dexters alumni Thomas Dainty and Craig Tonkin, and ownership of European real estate giant Ghelamco. The agency has declared “a strong mission to dominate the capital’s sales and letting market”.
Guernsey-based short-term property lender Tenn Capital was set up in May by CEO Matt Watson, with Enness’s Islay Robinson and Hugh Wade-Jones on board as Non-Exec Directors.
“The overall impact of the stamp duty holiday on investor activity has been relatively muted,” says Hamptons’ research chief Aneisha Beveridge.
London-based property management firm Bold & Reeves is looking for investment to build its luxury proptech business.
The so-called “Pandora Papers” have exposed the money trails and property dealings of some of the world’s wealthiest and most influential people, including a former British Prime Minister.
Mayfair-based luxury property developer Fenton Whelan has signed a massive development deal to build a new British private school campus and a healthcare facility in Qatar.
Super-prime property developer Northacre, which is wholly owned by Dubai-based SHUAA Capital, is due to complete two major luxury London schemes simultaneously in the coming months.
Property is now the world’s most significant store of wealth, says Savills; more valuable than all global equities and debt securities combined, and worth almost four times the entire global GDP.
Proposed new tax rates targeting major housebuilders are due to bee confirmed in the Autumn Budget.
Pandemic support grants for second homeowners “will have been far more lucrative than ‘business as usual’ for many,” says Altus Group.
Cities including Amsterdam and Utrecht are hoping to boost housing affordability by stopping private property investors from buying up stock.