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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Riskiest London offices lure investors as rents soar

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London Riskiest London offices lure investors as rents rise Central London office buildings considered riskier bets are commanding higher prices as a shortage of properties available to lease sends rents soaring. Office buildings where leases are close to expiring rose 19.6 per cent in value in the year to June, compared with a 14.9 per cent gain for the longest-leased ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain's easing of visa rules for mainland Chinese will help retailers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Easing of requirements for mainland Chinese visitors expected to raise sales- and rents British retailers to gain on visa change Retail sales in London are expected to receive a boost following the British government's decision to relax the visa requirement for mainland tourists. It will also push up store rents and prices of the retail ...

  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Labour's rent control election pledge may curb new UK investment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Labour's promise worries pension funds and insurers that have bought up rental homes Rent control poll pledge may curb new investment A pledge to introduce rent controls by Britain's opposition Labour party could dissuade companies from investing in the construction of homes for rent, two big landlords have warned. Labour leader Ed Milliband said last ...

  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... Court, is valued at about £1.4 million, compared with less than £1 million in 2009, property website Zoopla shows. The cost of renting an empty store rose 40 per cent last year, according to broker CBRE. Office-building values have almost tripled in the last five years and rents have doubled. The Crossrail train line that will link Heathrow Airport to the Canary Wharf financial ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    I’m a touch-feely person, Rolf Harris tells court at his sex assault trial

    Posted May 28th 2014, 08:29pm by AFP

    ... sort of person". He also revealed that he had a second affair with a "down-on-her-luck" woman who he and his wife had allowed to live rent-free in an annex at their home. ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Mainland buyers of British property unfazed by new taxes

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:37am by Toh Han Shih

    ... tax on enveloped dwellings", Graves said. "For mainland Chinese, it has not been too much of a problem, as many of them rent out their properties." When it was introduced, ...

  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners forced to rent will fuel boom in apartment investment

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... to rent Londoners are increasingly becoming tenants whether they like it or not after the British capital's average home price passed £500,000 (HK$6 million) last month. With first-time ... Authority estimates households renting privately owned apartments or single-family homes will increase to 37 per cent by 2025 from 25 per cent last year. "It's one of the most exciting, ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Songbird Estates' results buoy London property market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... the increase in net asset value, including more office space let, with occupancy rates rising to 97 per cent, the highest since the financial crisis, and more demand for retail space, where yields had ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    British rent rises tipped to slow this year

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... British residential property rent inflation is expected to slow this year as purchases by landlords boosts supply, Rightmove says, quoting a survey. The London-based property company said ... The average British rental yield was 5.73 per cent, meaning the "right balance of rent versus return is being achieved", according to the report. Separately, Lloyds Bank said a measure ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BRITAIN

    Bailed-out banks' bonuses put pressure on Britain's George Osborne

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:22am by GDN

    ... per cent owned by the taxpayer, has handed out more than £12 million in share bonuses- granted in previous years but due to be paid out now- while the head of its retail bank, Alison Brittain, ...




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