Spotlight
The World in London 

2014

Overseas investors help fund housing for the cosmopolitan city.

Playing in the premier league

 

London's prime residential markets are shaped by its position as a centre of global commerce.

 
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Prime in the context of London

 

Headlines would have us believing London's housing markets are being overrun by the globe's super-rich, but this is far from the truth.

 
 
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The dynamics of a global city

 

London is one of the premier world cities, and, as such, it attracts significant investment of all kinds, both cross-border and domestic.

 
 
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Government intervention

 

Some countries encourage overseas ownership, while others actively dissuade it. What lessons can London learn from this?

 
 
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London as part of the global scene

 

Why is London such an attractive destination for overseas buyers?

 
 
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Unlocking new supply

 

International developers are entering the London market and unlocking new supply.

 
 
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Who's next?

 

London will continue to attract overseas investment, but which nationalities will be making an impact in five years' time?

 
 
 

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Yolande Barnes

Yolande Barnes

Director
World Research

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7409 8899

 

Paul Tostevin

Paul Tostevin

Associate Director
World Research

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3883

 

Lucy Greenwood

Lucy Greenwood

Associate
Residential Research and Consultancy

Savills Margaret Street

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