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 […]

Prime Central London Residential Property Market Highlights: 2013 in Review

  2013 Highlights:   Total value of transactions in Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (K&C) and City of Westminster in 2013: £7.45bn   Most transactions (by total value) in K&C and Westminster achieved prices between £2m and £5m despite introduction of Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings. 30% of all transactions by total transaction value […]

Candy Acquisition : Duke’s Lodge, Holland Park W11

British luxury property developer  and investor Christian Candy’s CPC group has recently acquired Duke’s Lodge through one of its SPVs on the northern edge of Holland Park for an undisclosed sum. Candy’s CPC group beat out rival developers Chelsfield, Amazon Properties, Native Land (developers of NeoBank Side, Alpha Place and 30 Old Burlington Street) and […]

£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 […]

Bob Diamond will Undoubtedly Return to the London Property Market

The new Barclay’s chief, Bob Diamond, praised in finance circles for his ability to get things done despite his critics in Westminster, will be returning to London in the new year. One commentator once said about him, “Make no mistake, if Bob wants something done, he knows the people to do it. He has a […]

Area Profile: Holland Park

Holland Park as a residential area is roughly the located in a crescent around the northwest corner of the park from which it derives its name. It is bordered by Earls Court to the south, Notting Hill and Kensington to the east, West Kensington to the west and North Kensington to the north. Though the […]