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  1. August 10, 2014

    Grosvenor plots first China housing development

    Grosvenor, the property company owned by the Duke of Westminster, is looking to exploit a market slump in China by building...

  2. April 29, 2014

    Grosvenor fears London housing bubble

    Grosvenor Group, the central London landlord owned by the Duke of Westminster and his family, is stepping back from the...

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    April 21, 2013

    EM billionaires top British rich list

    Emerging markets can make you rich – very rich. That’s the message from this year’s Sunday Times list of the richest people...

  2. April 16, 2013

    Landed estates adapt to asset culture shift

    A decade ago, the UK’s biggest landed estates faced an image crisis. In a sophisticated property market, dominated by sharp,...

  3. December 27, 2012

    Howard de Walden portfolio value on rise

    Howard de Walden Estates has reported a 10 per cent increase in the value of its portfolio of shops and private hospitals in...

  4. October 10, 2012

    London landlords win Supreme Court judgment

    Some of Britain’s wealthiest landlords, including the Duke of Westminster and the Howard de Walden family, have been given...

  5. October 9, 2012

    Fate of property empires in court’s hands

    Some of Britain’s wealthiest aristocratic families could be forced to break up their multi-billion pound London property...

  6. July 18, 2012

    Grosvenor taps bond markets to raise £90m

    Grosvenor, the property company owned by the Duke of Westminster, has tapped the international bond markets to raise £90m to...

  7. June 1, 2012

    Queen’s property revenues rise 9,200%

    Queen Elizabeth’s rental property empire has survived the peaks and troughs of the market to return a 9,200 per cent...

  8. April 17, 2012

    Grosvenor warns on European properties

    The global real estate market is likely to remain tough for the next 10 years, Grosvenor Group warned after falling values...

  9. April 15, 2012

    Landlords warn on UK stamp duty

    The UK’s largest residential landlords have warned that their industry has been put at risk by the government’s use of...

  10. September 16, 2011

    Sleeping With The Enemy

    It takes a spy to catch a spy. At the age of 82, Hal Vaughan, a former newsman and CIA operative, has finally done what the...

  11. September 15, 2011

    Cogent Breeding: Bull market for dairy stud farm

    There is room for 166 bulls at Cogent Breeding’s facility near Aldford, south of Chester. That is half a dozen more than the...

  12. September 15, 2011

    Tourism: Attractions compete to lure leisure pound

    Tourism remains a big driver of Cheshire’s economy. It is worth approximately £800m ($1.26bn) annually supporting around...

  13. May 13, 2011

    From Breton to Cannes

    Margaret Howell When it comes to Cannes, there are sartorial certainties as absolute as death and taxes: that leopard woman...

  14. April 19, 2011

    Grosvenor invests again amid return to profit

    Grosvenor, the property group owned by the Duke of Westminster, has returned to profit again as it seeks to benefit from the...

  15. March 15, 2011

    Long overdue reform of inheritance tax would make Britain less divided

    From Sir Leslie Fielding. Sir, The Treasury rethink on inheritance tax is welcome (“Don’t let your heir down”, FT Money,...

  16. February 14, 2011

    Grosvenor taps bond markets

    Grosvenor, the property company owned by the Duke of Westminster, has tapped the international bond markets to raise £125m...

  17. January 19, 2011

    Musical chairs at Grosvenor fund

    Grosvenor, the Duke of Westminster’s property group, has appointed a former Goldman Sachs investment chief as it looks to...

  18. January 5, 2011

    Grosvenor refinance deal for Liverpool One

    Grosvenor, the company owned by the Duke of Westminster, has secured £385m ($597m) to refinance the 1.6m sq ft Liverpool One...

  19. November 20, 2010

    Estate owners see fortunes start to recover

    The aristocratic estates that own huge swaths of Britain’s property and land have seen a rise in fortunes over the past...

  20. July 20, 2010

    Opportunity Knox

    Lesley Knox, one of the few female FTSE 100 chairwomen, is to chair Grosvenor, the property company owned by the Duke of...

  21. April 16, 2010

    Grosvenor eyes global market expansion

    Grosvenor, the property company owned by the Duke of Westminster, has built up almost £1bn to return to the global property...

  22. April 15, 2010

    Grosvenor eyes global market expansion

    Grosvenor, the property company owned by the Duke of Westminster, has built up almost £1bn to return to the global property...

  23. April 8, 2010

    Swelling the ranks of the great ignored

    One phrase stood out from the general election launch: David Cameron's pledge to "fight for the great ignored".Initially one...

  24. April 7, 2010

    Swelling the ranks of the great ignored

    One phrase stood out from the general election launch: David Cameron’s pledge to “fight for the great ignored”. Initially...

  25. March 25, 2010

    Changing times at London’s best address

    Location, location, location: Eaton Square’s address near London’s famous King’s Road is historically strategic A Russian...

  26. February 12, 2010

    Land sale signals property recovery

    The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has sold land overlooking Holland Park in London for more than £100m to a joint...

  27. October 29, 2009

    Rabbatts run

    Heather Rabbatts has been around the block a few times before joining the Duke of Westminster's Grosvenor board. A former...

  28. October 23, 2009

    Challenge is to shift away from finance industry

    The region encompassing the north-west, Yorkshire and Humber entered recession after the south and is likely to pull out...

  29. October 17, 2009

    Preston revamp hurt by recession

    A £700m revamp of Preston city centre is the latest big redevelopment to be hit by the recession, with Grosvenor, the Duke...

  30. May 2, 2009

    A glowing presence

    When a man becomes old, wrote wise Samuel Johnson, he starts planting trees. I now realise that the doctor, a marvel of...

  31. April 17, 2009

    Two dukes and three lessons for property investors

    Fifty large wars, 20 deep recessions, more than 20 severe stock market crashes: now that's what I call a stress-test....

  32. April 17, 2009

    Duke of Westminster group hit hard

    The Duke of Westminster's property company, Grosvenor, has made a pre-tax loss for the first time since the early 1990s,...

  33. April 17, 2009

    Duke of Westminster's group hit by property slump

    Grosvenor, the Duke of Westminster's property company, has made a pre-tax loss for the first time since the early 1990s,...

  34. April 17, 2009

    Conducting a deal that would power semiconductors

    Seldom has a round of mergers so much needed been so long delayed. Like a group of college friends destined to marry each...

  35. April 16, 2009

    Two dukes and three lessons for property investors

    Fifty large wars, 20 deep recessions, more than 20 severe stock market crashes: now that’s what I call a stress-test....

  36. April 16, 2009

    Duke of Westminster’s group hit hard

    The Duke of Westminster’s property company, Grosvenor, has made a pre-tax loss for the first time since the early 1990s,...

  37. April 16, 2009

    Conducting a deal that would power semiconductors

    Seldom has a round of mergers so much needed been so long delayed. Like a group of college friends destined to marry each...

  38. November 19, 2008

    Asia focus: Hope remains for a little more resilience

    As growth faded in the western economies last year, there was much talk of Asia escaping the global cycle of boom and bust....

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