Property

2019 Articles

UK’s most expensive cities becoming more affordable for homebuyers
UK’s most expensive cities becoming more affordable for homebuyers
Houses in Britain’s most expensive cities have returned to levels of affordability not seen since 2015, according to new data [...]
August 23, 2019
Spaces opens its largest London flexible office centre
Spaces opens its largest London flexible office centre
Spaces has opened its largest London co-working centre to date, in the latest sign of a current boom in demand [...]
August 22, 2019
How the offices of tomorrow can prepare for climate change
How the offices of tomorrow can prepare for climate change
Until relatively recently, climate change was spoken about as an abstraction. We knew it was a serious problem, but most [...]
August 22, 2019
Yopa names new chairman as it secures £16m funding round
Yopa names new chairman as it secures £16m funding round
Online estate agency Yopa has named industry veteran Grenville Turner as its chairman, as it unveiled a new funding round [...]
August 21, 2019
Summer house deals dip amid Brexit uncertainty
Summer house deals dip amid Brexit uncertainty
Britain’s property market suffered a sharp fall in the number of transactions made between June and July, as the traditional [...]
August 21, 2019
Dealing with the debt conundrum
Dealing with the debt conundrum
Debt remains a word shrouded with negative connotations. And despite how commonplace it is, people are still strangely reluctant to [...]
August 20, 2019
Persimmon profit falls as it tries to tackle quality complaints
Persimmon profit falls as it tries to tackle quality complaints
Persimmon has reported a drop in profit for the first half of the year as it spent heavily on schemes [...]
August 20, 2019
London office vacancies drop to lowest level since 2007
London office vacancies drop to lowest level since 2007
A supply starved market and weakened investment has led to vacancy rates in London offices falling to their lowest level [...]
August 19, 2019
Safestore joins forces with Carlyle in Dutch takeover
Safestore joins forces with Carlyle in Dutch takeover
Safestore has joined forces with private equity giant Carlyle to buy a Dutch self-storage chain while making a £6.5m Heathrow [...]
August 19, 2019
Sales tick up as pre-Brexit buying spree gives boost to housing market
Sales tick up as pre-Brexit buying spree gives boost to housing market
Househunters hoping to lock in a deal ahead of the government’s Brexit deadline have driven a surprise buying spree this [...]
August 19, 2019
Sajid Javid pledges £600m to housing project
Sajid Javid pledges £600m to housing project
Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced plans to make £600m available to help a project building 50,000 new homes by investing [...]
August 17, 2019
Why you should be worried about the rise of the Bank of Mum and Dad
Why you should be worried about the rise of the Bank of Mum and Dad
The yearning to own one’s home is as British as a piping hot cup of tea, cricket, or a traditional [...]
August 16, 2019
Belgravia boom: London's billionaire strip set for £1.4bn investment
Belgravia boom: London's billionaire strip set for £1.4bn investment
A strip of prime property in East Belgravia is undergoing a development boom with £1.4bn of investment in luxury homes [...]
August 15, 2019
Wework lost $700m in first half, pre-IPO filing shows
Wework lost $700m in first half, pre-IPO filing shows
Wework lost nearly $700m (£580m) in the first half of the financial year, even as revenue doubled, the company announced [...]
August 14, 2019