2017 April

25 Apr: Wilben debuts ‘reasonably-priced’ Boltons bolthole – Prime Resi

High-spec project in Chelsea’s uber-prestigious suburb described as ‘a snip’ at £6.95m Boutique development outfit Wilben has launched the fully-specced townhouse in the Little Boltons in Chelsea at £6.95m (just over £2,500 per square foot) – a price tag it says is a rarity amongst the neighbourhood’s ultra-prime stucco-fronted mansions, which can fetch up to £80m, or £10,000 psf. Wilben’s co-founder William Samuels: “Our…

24 Apr: Homes to lust after – Little Boltons

Wilben’s Little Boltons property listed on the Times’ pick of the hottest properties for sale   Homes in the Little Boltons, an exclusive patch of turf even by Chelsea standards, often come onto the market with price tags of £15m-plus. So this refurbished 2,713 sq ft townhouse could be seen as a bargain (£6.95m): it has five bedrooms and a basement kitchen/lounge that gives…

21 Apr: Life at the Top – Westside Resident

JLL’s Park Place in the Westside Resident May 2017   London’s penthouses crown some of the tallest buildings across the capital. Charles Lloyd, Head of Savills, talks to Westside Resident’s Fiona Brandhorst on London’s most luxurious penthouses and their buyers. “They [penthouse buyers] are looking for exclusivity and privacy, which often includes a private lift up to their apartment.”  The 3,405 sq ft penthouse at…

20 Apr: May announces snap general election for 8 June – property reacts

Prime minister Theresa May has announced that a general election will be held on 8 June. Early reaction from the property industry has welcomed the potential for a clear government mandate to deliver Brexit but warned that the election could cause a short-term delay in market activity. Geeta Nanda responds to the announcement  “The election is an opportunity to update or even scrap…

12 Apr: Generous gardens on Chelsea Waterfront

Ground-floor flats with a private garden fronting the Thames are a rare commodity in central London, but not at Chelsea Waterfront – The Evening Standard reports. The generous gardens are being unveiled this Easter at Chelsea Waterfront, a redevelopment of listed Lots Road Power Station. The plot spreads across 8 acres, includes 706 homes, luxurious landscaping at every corner and three pedestrian bridges,…

07 Apr: "Fizzy Living sets a great benchmark in speed of delivery and operational quality" – Property Week

The omens are good for the property industry An opinion piece by CBRE’s Head of International Capital Markets, Chris Brett, who offers his view of the direction of travel for the property industry post-MIPIM2017. “PRS has long been the buzzword of the UK market. There are now more new entrants into a market that had been starved of product and operators. The ideas,…

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03 Apr: We're Hiring!

PR and Digital Communications Assistant We’re Hiring! PR and Digital Communications Assistant This is an opportunity to join a great team and work for exciting clients in the property sector. If you’re a good communicator with an interest in developing a career in communications, we want to hear from you. You will receive on-the-job training in a friendly and supportive environment. As this role…