London Property News: Investing
17 June 2015
Nine Elms is a district of London in the Borough of Wandsworth, between Battersea and Vauxhall. As it was a largely an industrial area, it isn’t always people’s first choice when choosing property. However, there are homes along the riverside and plenty of beautiful property to let in Nine Elms, and a wealth of reasons to invest there.
The most obvious reason is, of course, the current development involving around £15 billion investment in transforming barely used land into luxury apartments. … Read more ›
10 June 2015
The UK’s tallest residential building looks set to be constructed on the doorstep of Canary Wharf estate agents after London Mayor Boris Johnson did not oppose the plans for South Quay.
The Isle of Dogs’ South Quay Plaza will reach 722ft (220m) at its highest and have 888 residential units – including 188 affordable homes – and span 68 floors. According to Canary Wharf estate agents, this is a reduced number compared to original plans. Construction on what looks set to … Read more ›
05 June 2015
Nine Elms is a district of London in the north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth between Battersea and Vauxhall. Within Nine Elms is central London’s last industrial district, described as largely derelict and in need of regeneration. Nine Elms is the final part of the South Bank – dubbed London’s ‘Third City’ – to be renewed and transformed. The area consists of 195 hectares of land on the South Bank of the River Thames, under a mile … Read more ›
27 March 2015
If you’re thinking of investing in central London property this year, location is going to be one of the key factors to consider. Here are five areas that estate agents in central London think have some potential.
It’s currently full of warehouses, artists’ collectives and hipsters, but showing some glimpses of gentrification thanks to the Olympics. New bars and cafes are springing up, and restaurant openings even include one from Fortnum and Mason. There are some attractive areas along the … Read more ›
04 November 2014
At Henry Wiltshire our sentiment is that 2014 will prove to be another fantastic year to invest in the London property market, having seen incredible growth throughout the capital in 2013 early indications seem to be that this year will continue with excellent capital growth.
We are still seeing unusually low stock levels across many of the London markets and enormous numbers of potential buyers registering with our offices. Buyers range from first time buyers, investors as well as those looking … Read more ›
13 August 2014
According to UAE-based Bayut.com, on the heels of a positive market boom for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2013, the real estate market of the UAE has successfully managed to carry its confident performance into H1 of 2014. However, alongside the steadily rising stars of the UAE property market, especially in the residential sector, there were also slow starters that kept the market balanced.
By comparison to their remarkable 2013 numbers, residential options in Dubai have performed somewhat sluggishly so … Read more ›