De Montfort lending report shows signs of optimism for first time in seven years. Mike Phillips reports
Southwark Council and Lend Lease have faced significant challenges in redeveloping one of south London’s most colourful estates. As they prepare to clear the site, local residents hope the regeneration will bring social benefit to the area. David Hatcher reports. Photography by Tim Foster
Housebuilder doyen Tony Pidgley and super-prime pioneer Nick Candy share views on friendship, envy, rivalry — and taking a battering from the press. Mike Phillips reports. Portrait by Matt Leete
Promoting the UK’s ninth-biggest export- London residential - to foreign buyers could help to improve the country’s economic fortunes. Emma Haslett reports.
The ongoing saga of a business rates assessment for accountancy firm Mazars finally reached its conclusion last month.
“Portas is a legacy of Blair’s celebrity culture, but she’s not Sir Bob and the high street isn’t Africa. She’s a distraction not a solution,” — @tpfv23, aka Jones Lang LaSalle head of retail Tim Vallance.
Overseas capital has for a long time played a significant role in the key property markets of Europe, but rarely has it been as noticeable and important as it is today.
Sir, I couldn’t agree more with your article titled, “Portas pilots suffer from ‘disastrous’ rates decision” (PropertyWeek.com, 07.05.13).
Sir, I read Tom Papworth’s column on capturing development land value increase, which would appear to be another development land tax and is an age-old conundrum (professional, 03.05.13).
Sir, Another issue goes by with publications like Property Week and city surveys ignoring Nottingham, Leicester and Derby.
This is my last column as editor of Property Week, after 10 years in the chair.
Communities secretary Eric Pickles’ promise to ease office-to-residential conversion last month has become one of the biggest property talking points of the year.
Google’s agreement to buy a 1m sq ft building at London’s King’s Cross is the UK property deal of the 21st century so far