One in Six of the UK’s Super Rich Make Wealth in Property

The Sunday Time’s Rich List, published in full yesterday revealed that One in Six of the UK’s top 1000 richest Britons have accumulated their wealth through property investment as a major source of wealth. Two names make the list of top ten richest Britons: David and Simon Reuben at number 7 with an estimated combined […]

Armani Considers Flagship Hotel and Store in London, Soho

The luxury fashion brand Armani is looking at the former Foyles store at 111-1117 Charing Cross Road, to house a 100 key hotel and flagship retail store. The interest marks a daring move for a luxury fashion brand as most are more comfortable on Mount Street, Bond Street, Brompton Road, Sloane Street and Regent Street […]

ADIA Buys London Edition Hotel

A vehicle ultimately controlled by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has purchased The London Edition Hotel located at Berners Street, W1 London, together with The Edition sites in New York and Miami. The deal completed in January this year. The Edition is a joint venture between the Marriot International and Ian Schrager, who founded the […]

Prime London Development Opportunity for sale in Mayfair Asking £50m

Mayfair Development Opportunity To Make One Of The Districts Largest Single Residences   39 Charles Street is on the market and is one of the largest single dwelling freehold development opportunities to be offered on the open market. The property includes 39 Clarges Mews at the rear and in total the property extends to just […]

Top 10 Prime Central London Residential Architects

  As the majority of prime central London’s  low rise landscape lies within conservation areas, London architects operating in prestigious neighbourhoods face the challenge of navigating the planning maze whilst delivering cutting edge designs and living spaces.  This globally competitive city has produced some of the world’s fines practices. We list our top ten favourite prime […]

Chelsea Barracks Construction Works to Commence as Early as November

    Westminster Residents close by to the planned Chelsea Barracks scheme have been advised that construction works could start as soon as November this year on the site. There is no estimated completion date however and various planning permissions are still required with further consultation.   The scheme which is backed by a subsidiary […]

Westminster City Council Standing Up to Protect Office Space

Westminster has witnessed a flurry of office to residential development as strong demand for residences in the borough and high end user capital values have provided significant arbitrage opportunities to developers. The local authority, which governs the area from Knightsbridge to The Strand and from the River Thames upto Kilburn, encompassies super prime residential locations […]

Prime Central London Property of the Week : 1 Cheyne Gardens

1 Cheyne Gardens is a freehold family home offering an abundance of lateral living space in the heart of Chelsea. Perpendicular to the Cheyne Walk, which has housed famous residents from Keith Richards and Mick Jagger to former British Prime Minister David Lloyds George, 1 Cheyne Gardens was built in the early 18th century. Asking […]