What is a Retirement Village?

What is a Retirement Village?

What is a Retirement Village? KCW Today spoke to Eden Court about their forthcoming retirement village and care home on Battersea Park Road. KCW: Tell us more about this new retirement community for London. Eden Court: The easiest way to describe it is as a retirement village, but even these...

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Brexit uncertainty further unsettles the housing market – consider short-term letting with local company UnderTheDoormat

Brexit uncertainty further unsettles the housing market – consider short-term letting with local company UnderTheDoormat

With Brexit dominating the dinner table conversation, so it quickly turns to the housing market and the most likely implications come 29th March. The outlook is bleak. Uncertainty so often results in ‘standing still’, which as we know is no good when it comes to buying and selling houses.   As is usually...

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The Thackery Estate launches ONE Brompton promising intelligent bespoke design behind a period facade

The Thackery Estate launches ONE Brompton promising intelligent bespoke design behind a period facade

The Thackeray Estate and Argent Design are delighted to launch ‘ONE Brompton,’ their premier development under the ONE brand. ONE Brompton is a characterful, four storey, Victorian building on the corner of Old Brompton Road and Cresswell Gardens which has recently undergone a four year renovation. Retaining the original façade...

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£2 billion raised in government buildings overhaul

£2 billion raised in government buildings overhaul

£2 billion has been raised in government building sales and a further £300 million per year saved for taxpayers in operating costs since 2014, according to the Government’s Estate Strategy, Last week’s report outlined new commitments free up housing, boost growth and create new jobs. Through smart property management and...

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Interview with Alex Limpert, CEO and co-founder of GuestReady

Interview with Alex Limpert, CEO and co-founder of GuestReady

GuestReady is a unique online service that allows Airbnb hosts to professionally manage their property. Nearly two years old, the startup has attracted funding from the likes of Impulse VC, a fund backed by Chelsea F.C. owner Roman Abramovich to Swiss Founders Fund. To date, it has helped nearly 20,000...

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Victoria & Albert Museum among 61 London buildings awarded for architectural excellence

Victoria & Albert Museum among 61 London buildings awarded for architectural excellence

The V&A Museum is one of 61 London buildings to receive RIBA London Awards 2018 from the Royal Institute of British Architects. The V&A’s Museum Exhibition Road Quarter and its Members’ room are both in contention for the coveted RIBA London Awards, which celebrates skilful, accomplished architecture in the capital....

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It’s time to ‘look up’ for the answer to London’s housing crisis

It’s time to ‘look up’ for the answer to London’s housing crisis

New property developers Click Above are paving the way in rooftop developments including considerations for Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster With Sadiq Khan recently announcing in his draft ‘London Plan’ that the capital requires 66,000 new homes each year for the next 10 years the answer to London’s housing crisis may...

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West side story: London’s West End

West side story: London’s West End

Every day, an estimated 500,000 pedestrians trundle up and down London’s glossy Oxford Street. Until this year, pedestrians have had to share the iconic road with two lanes of traffic. Following Sadiq Khan’s announcement last year that Oxford Street will begin pedestrianizing in late 2018, which will cost around £60...

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JLL sees the return of competitive bidding on properties to let

JLL sees the return of competitive bidding on properties to let

In a press release to KCW Today, JLL lettings has reported a 57% increase in applicant registrations in March 2018 from the previous month, together with a 40% increase in offers made. Activity has picked up significantly with competitive bidding now taking place on a number of schemes, and rental...

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London doesn’t break the top 15 cites for help-to-buy assistance

London doesn’t break the top 15 cites for help-to-buy assistance

Year by year, the cost of living rises and the idea of purchasing a home can look increasingly like a pipedream. As a result, many have looked to government-backed help in the form of help-to-buy schemes and ISAs to turn the dream of joining the property ladder into a reality....

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