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London’s rapidly rising property market is proving to be a headache for many companies wishing to locate their employees in the capital. As property prices and rents hit record levels, London has become the second most expensive city to house workers.
A skyscraper at 40 Leadenhall Street, nicknamed the “Gotham City”, is set to get approval.
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The former City of London Corporation planning chairman shares his secrets about London’s evolution
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.
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Shoreditch could be getting a mega makeover in 2014
We take a tour of London’s tallest skyscraper
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The Shard and Cheesegrater are so passé. Check out the London skyline of the future
As the Shard is inaugurated with a dazzling laser show on Thursday, we ask Londoners and tourists what they really think of it
Having worked with the iconic site before, property expert Ed Mead remains sceptical about the deal announced last night
It’s one of our most iconic buildings, yet it’s been a bête noir since its first sale in 1983. Could this be its year?
The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel is one year old. Its story is one of blood, sweat and tears, and the dogged determination of a non-Londoner who until this project, renovated lofts
Traditionally the reserve of pension funds, commercial property might soon become the next trend in investment
Its retail rents are breaking records at £1,000 per square foot. What’s driving Mayfair’s headrush of super-luxury? Will it last? And are commercial property prices squeezing out Mayfair’s traditional business residents?
While the eurozone crisis continues to wreak havoc, the Central London office market seems as buoyant as ever, says property specialist Anthony Lorenz
You’re doubtless already battling spiralling London rents and painful business rates. But business tenants often miss that other bane of commercial property rental: dilapidations, which can cost a huge amount when you move. Property guru Anthony Lorenz explains how to avoid the charges.
The truth behind the stars of London’s skyline
Luxury brands are flocking to Shoreditch. Is it too late to ride the area’s wave of property investment?
Overseas investment in iconic London streets has rocketed in the last five years. Why? And does it matter?