Emma is Property Week's residential correspondent.
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Berkeley Group submitted plans last week for its 250 City Road scheme in Islington, north London
Residential is now one of property’s most lucrative sectors — but it is evolving fast. Emma Haslett looks at the five things set to make a splash in residential property over the next few years
Investors heartened by new immigration rules in Queen’s speech.
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The last we heard of Chelsea Barracks, its architect was muttering something about a posh veg patch. Then – nothing.
It isn’t easy to feel at home when you’re shuffling around in paper shoe covers – but “homely” isn’t really the vibe at Walpole Mayfair, the super-opulent block of five apartments unveiled in May by developer Oliver Burns.
I spent Wednesday morning in the company of about 50 gentlemen (and one woman, to be fair) from various large institutional investors, all squirming with excuses as to why they’re yet to do much in the way of investing cash into the residential sector.
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