irvine-sellar

The Shard: A Monument to Remember Irvine Sellar

 Irvine Sellar, via the-shard.com Irvine Sellar, one of London’s most notable developers, died on Sunday after a short illness at the age of 82. Raised by a glove shopkeeper in the East End of London before dropping out of school and going on to found fashion and real estate companies including Sellar Property Group. The group […]

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Bidding War over Brompton Road Disused Tube Station

A multimillion pound bidding war has erupted over the Brompton Road Tube Station, located between the Knightsbridge and South Kensington Tube Stations, opposite the Brompton Oratory on Cottage Place.  The Qatari Royal Family and a ‘mysterious’ Ukrainian billionaire are at odds trying to buy the disused station as a development opportunity.  Ajit Chambers of the […]

Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund Invest in Regent Street

According to the SWF Institute, the Norwegian Government Pension Fund – Global is the second largest sovereign wealth fund in the world. Established 20 years ago, the fund is currently holds assets worth approximately $510 billion. Sovereign wealth funds are controlled by the government and are common in nations which rely on a large percentage […]

Apartments At One Hyde Park Back On The Market

After a 12 month long pause, the Candy Brothers along with their Qatari partners in Project Grande, the company that owns One Hyde Park, announced that the remaining 43, of the original 86 properties, are back on the market. Despite all the exclusive and one of a kind amenities they had to offer, such as […]

Shard Developer Seek Highest Office Rents Since 1980s!

According to Bloomberg, Irvine Sellar told his Qatari investors that space in the Europe’s tallest tower would fetch the highest office rents since the 1980s property boom. The Shard, due to open by the 2012 London Olympics, is one of the few towers to be built in London among a dozen conceived at the turn […]