Time for a revival? Why Knightsbridge is the PCL neighbourhood to watch
Knightsbridge has lagged behind its neighbours over the last couple of years, but the market is finally on the turn, reports Patrick Alvarado
Director at Nicolas Van Patrick
Patrick Alvarado is a Director of boutique estate agency Nicolas Van Patrick, based in Knightsbridge. He was born in Madrid and moved to Knightsbridge with his family in the early 70’s where he lived for 25 years. He is trilingual and has 15 years property experience in the prime central London market where he worked in sales for a leading estate agency before going on to open and manage their South Kensington office.
The view from Knightsbridge: On Covid-19 and its impact on the PCL housing market
No one knows when some sort of new normality will return, writes Patrick Alvarado, but those firms that manage to see out the crisis may end up stronger as a result...
Super-prime buyers trade Knightsbridge & Mayfair for the mansions of St John’s Wood
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Top-end property agency to open flagship Mayfair showroom as new owner looks to ‘transform’ luxury market
UK Sotheby's International Realty is rolling out some 'transformative' changes - including three new high-profile locations - designed to 'reshape the way exclusive real estate is bought, sold & rented'…
‘Incredible’ Marylebone penthouse snapped up off-plan for £6.3mn
Boutique agency tucks away marquee apartment at the forthcoming W1 Place on Portland Street.
Top prime resi architecture practice rebrands
PDP London is now Studio PDP.
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Top lighting design consultancy opens studios in London & Dubai
Founded in Hong Kong 30 years ago, Light Directions is a brand partner of design giant HBA Group.
Chestertons recruits Foxtons’ Ops Director to lead Kensington sales
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New UK-focused real estate agency launches in Dubai
Qima Real Estate is offering GCC buyers 'easy access' to some of London's top schemes.
Savills acquires leading Portuguese property agency
Portugal 'is a key growth area for us', says Savills UK & EMEA boss James Sparrow.
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Historic Herefordshire estate hits the market after ‘a quite extraordinary renovation’
The Sir William Chambers-designed Poston House has been meticulously refurbished at the hands of Francis Sultana, creating an outstanding country estate - which is now on the market.
Global HNWI population & wealth sees biggest decline in over a decade
The super-rich are now prioritising wealth preservation rather than wealth creation, says CapGemini.
$37mn Miami Beach penthouse promises the ‘highest level of luxury coastal living’
First penthouse to list at new OMA-designed project, The Perigon, will come with over 6,500 sq ft of outdoor space.