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Pour some Sugar on me: Lord Alan’s sweet London property empire

Tue, 30 Jun 2015

There are lumps of Sugar’s property empire all over London

Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar sells Burberry's old London HQ to Qataris for £65m

Mon, 29 Jun 2015

Another day, another London asset goes to the Qataris.

Queen riding in a cart

Queen riding high on housing boom with property income generating £43m

Wed, 24 Jun 2015

Crown Estate enjoys record revenues   

Christmas lights on Oxford Street 2014

Oxford Street's £1bn hot properties: which ones have been sold & which are for sale?

Thu, 18 Jun 2015

Oxford Street, London’s shopping mecca, boasts the hottest properties in the capital.

Shard huge

Six of London's biggest building blunders

Wed, 17 Jun 2015

You heard about bolts falling off the Cheesegrater? It gets worse


Cheesus! It’s going to cost £6m to fix the Cheesegrater

Wed, 17 Jun 2015

“Mega-bolts” have been falling off the building

22 Bishopsgate

Take a look at 22 Bishopsgate, City's tallest skyscraper with London’s highest restaurant

Tue, 16 Jun 2015

After 10 years of inactivity, London skyscraper the Pinnacle is finally set to be built in the capital.

Chelsea Barracks

The curious case of Hyde Park Barracks scheme… who’s going to build the luxury flats?

Mon, 1 Jun 2015

The talk of Hyde Park Barracks being turned into one of London’s hottest luxury flats has been going on for years.

Garden Bridge

These are the supporters of the Garden Bridge

Thu, 21 May 2015

Yesterday we ran this article reporting on opposition to the Garden Bridge project.

Garden Bridge

What do critics have against the Garden Bridge?

Wed, 20 May 2015

It’s not pretty (the bridge is fine, the comments not so much)

House floating on the Thames

Have you spotted the quaint blue house floating on the Thames?

Mon, 18 May 2015

Its blue, has a back garden and is floating on the Thames… if you like quirky homes then this home at Number 1, The Thames, will definitely float your boat.

The Shard

Is the Shard *really* empty? Take a look at its tenants

Fri, 15 May 2015

The Shard is pretty much the marmite skyscraper of the capital. You either love it or hate it.

Carlton Tavern

Developers ordered to rebuild demolished London pub brick by brick

Wed, 29 Apr 2015

Employees were told to take the day off. When they returned, the pub had been destroyed

Carrington Street Car Park

London's oldest car park might become £500m luxury complex

Tue, 28 Apr 2015

London’s oldest car park could be converted into a £500m luxury complex boasting flats, private members’ clubs and art galleries.

Skyscraper at 6-8 Bishopsgate and 150 Leadenhall Street.

London's newest skyscraper: plans for a 40-storey City tower revealed

Fri, 24 Apr 2015

What nickname will Londoners give this one? (The Pistol, perhaps?)

Sir Philip Green

This is how much Sir Philip Green’s family made from selling BHS properties

Mon, 30 Mar 2015

A couple of weeks back, we learnt that retail billionaire Sir Philip Green had sold BHS for a measly £1.

Unhealthy London high streets

The 10 unhealthiest London high streets (and the 10 best)

Thu, 26 Mar 2015

Which trendy Tower Hamlets street tops the list?

Burj Khalifa

These are the world’s most expensive buildings

Thu, 19 Mar 2015

How many in London?

Aspinwall Desk

The cheapest and most expensive London areas to rent a serviced office

Tue, 17 Mar 2015

Looking for desk space in London? This is essential reading

Kingston House Parking

Britain's most expensive parking space, yours for £500,000

Tue, 17 Mar 2015

Another ludicrous London property story…

How can we save the British High Street?

Fed up with business rates? A “radical” review is coming

Mon, 16 Mar 2015

But will it bring change fast enough?

Businessman on the beach with laptop

London’s tax haven homes: Tens of thousands of properties owned by shady foreign organisations

Wed, 4 Mar 2015

Is London the world’s leading money-laundering destination?


Abu Dhabi wants to buy Claridge’s, The Berkeley & The Connaught for £1.6bn

Mon, 2 Mar 2015

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the world’s second-largest sovereign wealth fund, owns assets worth over $773bn.

The Ritzy cinema in Brixton

Phew! Brixton saved from Piccadilly-Circus-style screens

Wed, 25 Feb 2015

Seven reasons we hated the plan

The Pinnacle

The Pinnacle to be demolished & built from scratch as part of £300m deal

Thu, 19 Feb 2015

The construction of the Pinnacle skyscraper, also known as the Helter Skelter, has been um, a bit of a helter skelter.


Farmland has gone up twice as much as prime London property in the last decade. Why?

Thu, 19 Feb 2015

Prime London property has rapidly shot up, but farmland has beaten it

The Shard, Bermondsey

Why are 100 British landmarks getting re-named? (Hint: to please the Chinese)

Tue, 17 Feb 2015

Want to buy a suit? Head to the “Tall, Rich, Handsome Street”.