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Riverside homes exude style

Already seen as one of the most prestigious developments in London's Docklands district, Marine Wharf combines all the elements that international investors generally look for.

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 12:00am

Surrey Quays exploits superb transport links

Excellent rail connections and major investment in urban renewal have helped transform the older parts of London's Docklands into some of the capital's most popular areas for stylish residential properties.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Exclusive place to call home

S settling into a major city such as London can be a challenge. However, British developer Telford Homes has come up with a new residential property that surpasses all the landmark buildings in the capital, and will leave residents in awe.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

East End makeover breathing new life

Massive investment in major projects has transformed much of London's East End, bringing new life to many of the older areas.

Located close to the Canary Wharf financial district and near the main stadium and other facilities built specially for the London Olympics, the Pump House exemplifies these changes.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Olympics will shine torch on project

Rathbone Market in London was once a well-known tourist spot and popular shopping district, but it has been in decline over the past few years. Thanks to the upcoming London Olympics, this historic area is being rejuvenated by British developers.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Heritage site setting for project

British property developers United House and Lane Castle, acting for JER Partners, will be adding an extra 'buzz' to London with a new project - Paynes and Borthwick Wharves.

On paper, it is just another luxury mixed-use property development, but the developers say there's more to it.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Superb setting enhances attraction

The tranquility of a canal-side frontage, excellent transport links, close proximity to Canary Wharf and other amenities specially upgraded for the London Olympics make Waterside E1 one of the most sought after developments on the market.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Development offers ease of convenience

People living in Hong Kong know the advantages of getting around with ease and convenience for work, school, shopping or a night out. And owning an apartment at London's luxurious new Waterside E1 development allows them the same sense of having everything just around the corner.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Ideal time to stake claim in prime location

Industry professionals suggest that Britain's housing market is recovering from the economic slump and recent updates indicate that the market is continuing on an upward trend.

4 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Records tumble at Olympics site as industrial area is regenerated

Two years before the 2012 Olympic Games are held in East London, records are being broken there. These records are related to construction, not sport. Stratford City, the 73-hectare site hosting the Games, is the British capital's biggest development.

20 May 2010 - 12:00am

Games fire new interest in waterside investments

London's navigable rivers have historically been among the world's most important waterways. Now, with the Olympics just over two years away, east London's maritime quarters are undergoing a renaissance with projects such as Pacific Court, part of the Caspian Wharf development, on the banks of Limehouse Cut in Bow.

6 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Project makes the most of historic trading site

Where the Pacific Court development stands today, barges towed by a horse on the banks of the canal, or a tugboat, once ferried goods in and out of the capital. Spices and tea arrived on British shores, while India Pale Ale from the Limehouse Brewery was despatched to Asia.

6 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

HK buyers get chance to trump rivals

Thanks to the global downturn and a weaker pound, foreign investors have an edge over British buyers in terms of purchasing power.

The pound has depreciated markedly against the Hong Kong dollar since October 2007. Accordingly, local buyers investing in British property will now see their money go further - affording them an advantage over home-based purchasers.

23 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Hong Kong investors drawn to village life

Everyone knows location is crucial when buying property, and in a large city such as London, good transport links are essential to make the journey between home and work as easy as possible.

12 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Affordable living close to the city coming soon

Potential investors with an eye on the London property market may benefit from present market conditions which have led to a supply-and-demand imbalance, according to industry insiders.

The recent financial turmoil has altered the landscape of the London property market, which has seen a significant drop in developer activity.

18 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

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