All Russia/Ukraine articles

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    Why international investors should look to invest in Ukraine’s property market

    2023-09-08T08:21:00Z

    Sergii Pylypenko, chief executive of Ukrainian developer Kovalska Group, tells Andy Hillier why, despite the ongoing conflict, international investors should be looking seriously at the country’s property market.

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    When the fighting stops

    2023-09-08T00:01:00Z

    It’s a well-worn business principle that adversity brings opportunity. Today’s challenging economic period will undoubtedly give rise to winners as well as losers across the property sector.

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    The Road to Ukraine: PW visits the war-torn country

    2023-09-06T00:00:00Z

    As Ukraine looks beyond war and destruction, Property Week’s David Parsley visits the cities of Lviv and Kyiv to find out about the country’s rebuilding projects, the developments under way and the state of the residential market.

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    Gaps in laws leave two thirds of offshore property owners anonymous

    2023-09-05T15:45:00Z

    More than two thirds of properties held by overseas shell companies are still not reporting the identity of their owners as a result of flaws, loopholes and gaps in the laws meant to crack down on dirty money in UK property, new analysis has warned.

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    Ukraine’s 3D victory

    2023-06-07T00:00:00Z

    Humanitarian foundation deploys 3D printer on rapid rebuilding projects.

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    A wealth of opportunities

    2023-03-08T00:00:00Z

    High returns from oil and gas have left many sovereign wealth funds flush with money to invest. So, asks Property Week, are they set for a spending spree in repriced European markets?

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    What’s in store for the year ahead?

    2023-03-02T00:00:00Z

    Last month, Freeths and Property Week brought together a panel of nine senior figures from across the industry to discuss what the next 12 months might have in store for the property sector and how developers and investors can prepare themselves to make the most of 2023 and beyond.

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    The year ahead: we can’t hide away

    2022-11-30T00:00:00Z

    The last three years have been unusual to say the least. We entered and re-entered national lockdowns, had three prime ministers without a single general election, witnessed Russia wage war on Ukraine and saw inflation hit a 40-year high as words like ‘permacrisis’ entered the everyday vernacular. 

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    Westminster could seize oligarchs’ homes as war declared on ‘dirty money’

    2022-09-26T16:01:00Z

    Westminster has launched a “war on dirty money” that could see homes in Belgravia, Knightsbridge and Mayfair seized and turned into affordable housing.

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    The ‘G’ in ESG under the spotlight

    2022-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is an appalling event that has shone a light on the activities of some of Britain’s most respected property brands, which have transacted with oligarchs alongside global agencies that were forced to rethink their presence in Moscow.

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    Industry welcomes crackdown on dirty money in UK property

    2022-08-04T00:00:00Z

    New register launched ‘at breakneck speed’ should ‘help to lift the veil of secrecy’ over true owners of land.

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    Adapting to rising build costs

    2022-08-04T00:00:00Z

    The unprecedented levels of build cost inflation in the UK look set to continue beyond 2022 as the Ukrainian war continues. The increase comes as findings from the latest Builders Merchant Building Index show heavy building materials from Q1 2021 to Q1 2022 have increased 17.4% in value, but its ...

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    Tenant accuses Savills branch of enforcing a ban on Russians

    2022-07-28T00:00:00Z

    Agency understood to have told the applicant that the landlord has a policy of not accepting Russian nationals.

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    ‘Tough year ahead’ for housebuilders

    2022-06-30T00:00:00Z

    Housebuilder representatives have warned that increases in inflation and supply chain issues are causing delays to UK housing delivery.

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    Riding out the economic storm: In conversation with Phil Westerman at Buzzacott

    2022-06-16T23:00:00Z

    With real estate encountering strong economic headwinds from inflation and rising interest rates, Property Week contributing editor (news) David Parsley sat down with Phil Westerman, partner and head of real estate at accountancy practice Buzzacott, to discuss the outlook for the industry. Their conversation covered the aftermath of Brexit and ...

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    Riding out the short-term shocks

    2022-05-25T23:00:00Z

    Some readers will recall the famous opening of children’s TV programme Stingray: “Anything can happen in the next half hour!” As a stream of headlines takes you between the Ukraine conflict, the UK cost-of-living crisis and inflation, the lockdown in China and UK government in-fighting, Stingray’s catchphrase feels like a ...

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    Government approves Chelsea FC sale

    2022-05-25T11:18:00Z

    The government has agreed to the £4.25bn takeover of Chelsea FC after being satisfied proceeds of the sale would not benefit Roman Abramovich, the club’s Russian oligarch owner currently subject to sanctions.

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    Boehly-Goldstein consortium wins £4.25bn Chelsea bid

    2022-05-09T13:50:00Z

    A consortium led by LA Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly has signed an agreement to take over Chelsea FC from Roman Abramovich in a £4.25bn deal.

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    ‘Worrying’ outlook as insolvencies rise 27% on last quarter

    2022-05-05T00:00:00Z

    Insolvencies in the property industry have risen in the past year as businesses continue to reel from the after-effects of the pandemic and the ongoing impacts from the Ukraine war.

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    Chelsea sale in doubt as Abramovich looks to renege on £1.6bn loan write-off

    2022-05-04T14:09:00Z

    Fears are mounting that the sale of Chelsea FC could be delayed as a result of Roman Abramovich potentially U-turning on a promise to write off a £1.6bn loan.