This year’s Midsummer Retail Report paints a more upbeat picture of a sector heading into a seven-year recovery. Kat Spybey reports and examines the key findings in detail.
There may not be much to buy in London, but there are plenty of gems for overseas investors across Britain. Property Week identifies them
The government’s mysterious Nudge Unit is moving into the world of property. Sarah Townsend prepares to be influenced
The funding landscape is changing — both for development and for purchasers — Knight Frank concludes from its latest annual research into the new-build housing sector.
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
Promoting the UK’s ninth-biggest export- London residential - to foreign buyers could help to improve the country’s economic fortunes. Emma Haslett reports.
De Montfort lending report shows signs of optimism for first time in seven years. Mike Phillips reports
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
The last couple of years have been pretty bleak for UK retailers, with over a dozen well-known high street brands going into administration since the recession kicked in. Here’s a timeline to put it all into perspective.