Top Ten House Sales 2012-2013

The following post is a selection of the top ten properties ranging from luxurious family houses to penthouses in prime central London areas. Considered in the property choices were the amenities and services included, the location, the finish of the interior and overall desirability. 102 Fountain House Flat (9th/10th Floor) MAYFAIR W1K                 The Fountain […]

Chinese Institutional Investment in London Commercial Property: Ping An Purchase Iconic Lloyd’s Building

China’s second largest insurance company Ping An is now the first Chinese insurer to invest in London. Previously owned by German asset management fund Commerz Real, the iconic Lloyd’s building designed by Richard Rodgers has now been agreed to go for Sale at £260m reflecting a 6.1% NIY. This news follows a recent increase in […]

The Best Property Development in the World : 15 Central Park West vs. One Hyde Park

Clad in limestone, Fifteen Central Park West sits in the Upper West Side of Manhattan along with apartment towers such as the Century and the San Remo, overlooking and facing Central Park. The penthouse exceeds 6,000 square feet providing residents with a virtually 360 degree panorama. One Hyde Park is located in an ultra prime […]

Prime Central London Best Penthouses: Belgravia and Knightsbridge (SW1), LONDON

1. One Hyde Park             The main penthouse at One Hyde Park fetched a record reported price tag of about £140 million (£7,000/sqft) offering the owner one of the most luxurious and impressive penthouses built around the globe in the last twenty years. The now world famous development led by Candy & Candy is located […]

Asian Investors Changing Their Investment Habits in London Property

        The Far East is well known as a demand hot spot for new builds and off plan purchases and is often a first stop for developers or sales agents marketing any new scheme in London. However the recent Savills auction demonstrates an increased appetite by this demographic for secondary stock or […]

Mayfair’s Resurgence As London’s Most Expensive Area

Mayfair is bordered by Oxford Street to the North, Regent Street to the East, with Green Park and Piccadilly to the South and Hyde Park to the West. The central location, aristocratic history and abundance of ultra chic shops and restaurants continue to attract the global elite to the area. While Oxford Street offers its […]

One Nine Elms bought by Chinese Conglomerate Dailin Wanda

The Wanda group has recently acquired the One Nine Elms mixed-used development consisting of 1.13 million square feet of prime residential, commercial and retail space from Irish developer Green Property this month. Dailin Wanda is one of China’s largest commercial property and entertainment conglomerates, headed by its chairman, rumoured to be China’s third richest man […]