Chinese future looms for HK real estate

Mainland groups threaten dominance of groups owned by ‘big four’ Li, Cheng, Kwok and Lee families

Challenges facing British housing market

A crash may be avoided but serious structural problems remain

Social housing shortage tempts investors

Hedge funds and insurance companies are building council houses

Sarah Hanson's illustration of celebrities with 'invisible' homes
©Sarah Hanson

How to make your home ‘invisible’

Privacy is perhaps the greatest luxury anyone can buy, hence the trend for properties hidden from prying eyes and online searches

Zaragoza mayor takes aim at Church property

Catholic hierarchy pitted against secular activists in Spanish property battle

BHS closes doors for last time

Plans are in place for redevelopment of some sites in prime locations

US housing: Long way from home

With property ownership at a 50-year low, rising sales mean millennials could get on the ladder

New York city skyline. Manhattan buildings

Manhattan’s high-end property prices fall

Prices for high-end property are down 7% from September peak

Former Manchester United footballer Gary Neville wants to construct two skyscrapers just yards from the city’s Grade I listed town hall and library
©FT Montage/Jon Super

Heritage lobby puts boot into Neville plan

Campaigners oppose ex-Man Utd player’s skyscrapers proposal

©Roger Bamber/Alamy

Housing construction picks up in England

Tories still short of target of delivering 1m new homes by 2020

UK housing market steady after Brexit vote

Pressures and uncertainty mean outlook remains difficult

Brexit hits commercial property deals

Business sector nervous but home sales hold steady

Khan cut-price deal to boost affordable homes

London mayor allows TfL to sell land below market value

Persimmon: key to business

Builder looks as safe as houses, if the government pays for them

Persimmon brushes off Brexit concerns

UK’s second-largest housebuilder beats expectations with first-half results

Shareholder dispute dents Vanke results

Developer says tussle has shaken investor and upended projects

China Vanke: play nicely

Poor half may have been the shock the property developer needed

Eduardo Costantini — property developer

Extraordinary investment opportunities arose during the volatility in his native Argentina

India appoints Patel to replace Rajan at RBI

Yale-educated fiscal conservative is seen as a safe pair of hands 

Benefit payouts to private landlords soar

Figures prompt calls for more social housing offering lower rents


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