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London’s Gherkin skyscraper is in a bit of a pickle. The 41-storey tower is up for sale for £650m as its owners, German property investors IVG Immobilien and Mayfair investment bank Evans Randall, failed to finalise a restructuring deal.
The London property market has escalated to new heights of ridiculousness, as new research reveals that residential rent in the capital is twice as expensive as in the rest of the UK.
If you’re a billionaire/millionaire fretting over the lack of parking spaces for your Bentley/Ferrari/Aston Martin in central London, then look no further.
Lord Sugar has now become landlord of a building in Tech City.
The number of young people buying houses in the UK fell to a record low of 3% of sales in June.Video:
All Londoners have an opinion on the Shard. The 87-storey Qatari owned skyscraper on the Southbank has become a dominating aspect of the London Skyline, and is now among several British buildings in contention for a major architecture prize.
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Is now the right time to invest in property?
For years prime central London property has been likened to gold dust attracting rich tycoons with gazillions buying up property in Mayfair, Belgravia, Chelsea and Kensington.
Is it fair that you can just pay a couple of millions to buy a British asset?
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You’re probably just as accustomed as I am to having four chefs, a 24-hour chauffeur and a spa therapist at your complete disposal, so I’m sure you’ll join me in saying a big fat “pretty average holiday” to Richard Branson’s Verbier ski lodge.
Which one would you buy?
From the man who told the BBC that “Goldman Sachs rules the world”…
Marilyn Stowe, Senior Partner, Stowe Family Law, explains all
The new London high streets set to entice the style-savvy and property-prolific
Forget your postcode prejudices and invest in these up and coming London hotspots
The founder of Seven Investment Management says we shouldn’t rush to push RBS to the market
The former City of London Corporation planning chairman shares his secrets about London’s evolution
Check out NatWest’s London Borough Comparison Tool to see which boroughs are most expensive to live in and which have seen a drop in prices
Companies should shoulder the responsibility of affordable living, argues our controversial columnist
London Central Portfolio Limited founder’s inaugural column about why Vince Cable and the doomsayers have got it wrong
Rising rents and multinationals are squeezing out the start-ups that made EC1 what it was. So where’s next?
The Hard Rock Café in Piccadilly is on the prowl for a new luxury location to house its desired expansion into the hotel trade, it was reported today.
Bringing you some of the funniest tweets about the Fenchurch death ray
From Shoreditch to Croydon, London’s skyline is changing fast
Could one of these be your next home?
Every year the ugliest new UK buildings get named and shamed in the Carbuncle Cup prize, and this year is no different.
Stop being overly optimistic
Young professionals are moving outwards and creating demand for cheap homes