Author Archives: raquelpinedo

ME London: inside the capital’s newest luxury hotel

How zeitgeisty is this? A new hotel opens on the Aldwych just in time for London Fashion Week AW 2013 and it’s called ME. In fact it had every excuse temporarily to rename itself ME ME ME after a triumphant read more

Building boom: the London developments revamping the skyline

Its recession seemingly consigned to history, London is surging ahead with a clutch of property projects that are breathing life into some of its more neglected corners. The London skyline has traditionally been a slow-moving beast. While cities in Asia read more

London rivals New York for foreign investors in the property market

London is the world’s second most attractive commercial property market after New York, according to a new survey. The capital is the only non-US metropolis appearing in the top five of a ranking compiled by the Association of Foreign Investors read more

Chinese investors looking beyond London

Leveraging on the weak pound and strong yields, Chinese investors are looking at the UK’s regional cities for new build investment properties, said lettings specialist Assetz. Affected by the red-hot property market in many Chinese cities like Shanghai and Beijing, read more

The pound fell to its lowest exchange against the euro since October 2011

The Japanese yen starts to get jealous.  It is no longer the only major currency that captures attention. In its slipstream, and so strong, the pound sterling begins to excel and this morning it has marked his change lower against the euro read more

Why investors buy homes in London

Global property reports reveal that overseas continue to search for premium real estate in locations offering more than just excellent investment opportunities, such as lifestyle and education for the investors. The Knight Frank report entitled: “International Residential Investments in London”shows read more

London has highest concentration of property millionaires

Almost two thirds of the country’s property millionaires are based in London, with the equivalent of 100 created in the capital every day last year, according to a study. A total of 182,583 people with homes worth more than £1million read more