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Top Residential Sales: Q1-2017

20 The Vale, SW3 6AQ Chelsea || £24,200,000 || 7,962sqft || £3039psf The most expensive residential transaction of the year so far has been for a five story detached house, which was sold off-market for £24.2m in February. The red brick corner property was built between 1894 and 1916, and features a single-storey extension to the rear of […]

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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 […]

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London’s Largest Home

There have been numerous recent developments creating ultra luxurious super sized homes for the international elite. Whilst in the commercial sector ambition is measured by erecting the loftiest skyscrapers such as the Shard, in the residential world it is palatial sized lateral space that commands the attention of the global elite.   Developer Marcus Cooper […]

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 […]

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Prime Central London Property of the Week: 2,50 Cadogan Square

Flat two, 50 Cadogan Square is a super prime first floor flat lying on the western side of the extremely prestigious Cadogan Square in Knightsbridge, interior designed by a Candy and Candy. With a price tag of £7,500,000 (£4804/sqft),  the boutique apartment measures 1,561 square feet and features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and one reception […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Prime Central London Address: Park Street, Mayfair

Mayfair has always been one of London’s most exclusive addresses; developed in the 17th and 18th century, the area has maintained much of its tasteful architecture while becoming a major residential and commercial hub and one of London’s most prestigious locations. A number of factors make Mayfair such a desirable area to live, including its […]

£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 […]