London Property Market Highlights 2016

Highest Residential Gross Price 9 Holland Park, W11 3TH £53,489,500 || 12,500sqft || £4279psf The highest gross price of the year was set in January, when Richard Branson’s old house at 9 Holland Park was sold for £53,489,500. The Grade II listed building underwent substantial renovations during the tenure of the previous owners, which was overseen […]

Where to Live in London: Belgravia

Belgravia is situated South-West of Buckingham Palace in West London in the City of Westminster, just a short distance from Knightsbridge, Chelsea and Sloane Street. Belgravia is an address rich in history that has been made famous by its elegant stucco façade properties, garden squares as well as some of the celebrated residents who have […]

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 […]

Top Ten Best Luxury Property Developments in London

  1. One Hyde Park     Developer :                Candy and Candy Location:                     Knightsbridge Prices (£/sqft):          £5500/sqft to £7000/sqft  About the Development: Reknown as the World’s Most Expensive Address, the development offers 82 apartments with all the trimmings for the global elite from bullet proof glass to panic rooms and services from […]

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 […]

KKindex – Prime Central London Property Index from Khalil and Kane

The KKindex was developed by Khalil and Kane to track the average highest achieved sales prices for high specification, new build and unique properties on prime streets within a selection of prime areas in prime central London.  The KKindex began as an internal project in 2009 to assist in overcoming the challenge of finding comparable […]

£5,000 Per Week Rental for the Governor of the Bank of England

As Mark Carney prepares to take on the role of Governor of the Bank of England this summer he and his family are searching for a home in London. Despite being granted a housing allowance of £5,000 per week, Diana Carney has tweeted her discontent with the London housing market, suggesting that she and her […]

Prime Central London Development: 3-10 Grosvenor Crescent and Comparables

3-10 Grosvenor Crescent, Belgravia, is a terrace of 8 early 19th century homes located next to Hyde Park Corner. It connects Belgrave Square to the Southwest with Duke of Wellington Place.  Launched in 2012, these newly refurbished homes consist of 15 apartments, which include five grand apartments ranging from 4,567 to 11,181 square feet, seven […]