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29 July 2022

 How will the withdrawal of the Bank of England affordability stress test impact the mortgage market?


18 July 2022

The hot weather of this summer has put swimming pools at the top of every buyer’s wishlist. And while you might think that’s an unlikely feature in a big city, we’ve hand-picked four of our favourite pools in developments for sale in London, from state-of-the-art indoor swimming pools in the heart...

13 July 2022

This article looks at the benefits of the popular scheme that has been running since 2013, the money this has saved first-time buyers, and the choices available when Help to Buy (HtB) Scheme ends. 

17 June 2022

Our CBRE GWS UK Procurement team was named the winner of the Supplier Diversity & Inclusion award at the World Procurement Awards 2022 in London on June 15.

16 June 2022

CBRE will now compete for the 2022 H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award.

31 May 2022

To commemorate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee we wanted to celebrate the many reasons we love London.

London is seen to be one of the most exciting cities in the world, with a rich cultural history dating back 2000 years, iconic landmarks, and plenty more on offer.


18 May 2022

3BL Media has named CBRE to its 2022 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognising outstanding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies.

17 May 2022

Crossrail will be the ‘Golden Bridge’ linking the furthest points of London from East to West. London is buzzing with excitement as the much-awaited opening of the Elizabeth line is finally here. Starting from today, 24 May 2022, the Elizabeth line will operate 12 trains per hour between Paddington...

10 April 2022

Central London is one of the most exciting places in the world to live, and CBRE has access to a range of New Homes and new developments to rent here, in the heart of the capital.

15 February 2022

Despite Covid and travel restrictions, Super-Prime London is proving its impeccable credentials once again. Jess Inch from our Private Office explains... 

23 September 2021

New research from Global real estate advisor, CBRE, shows record breaking number of applicants for London residential lettings, showing a 300% increase in August 2021 compared to August 2020. Luke Mills, Managing Director, CBRE Residential and Mike Knowles, Lettings Director, CBRE Residential,...

29 June 2021

Living in a notable building gives you an opportunity to own a piece of history. Read about home conversions available to buy, to get inspired by the charm of these designer homes.

11 June 2021

From the desk of our Private Office, Marcus Bradbury-Ross discusses some recent trends in what overseas buyers are looking for in and around London.

15 May 2021

Charles Lloyd, from our Private Office, talks history, features and opportunity of Grade II listed buildings in Mayfair with MWAI. 

15 March 2021

Watch our latest interview with the developer of Royal Eden Docks - Mount Anvil. 

23 February 2021

CBRE has been recognised as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. In addition to being ranked the top real estate brand for 20 consecutive years by the Lipsey Company.

01 February 2021

Fortune named CBRE the Most Admired real estate company for the third year in a row; its ninth time on the list. 

23 January 2021

Discover our favourite listings in London with unique wardrobes and dressing areas to keep your everyday life organised and stylish. Laura Tracey, our in-house Architect, shares her top tips on creating the best wardrobe at home.

10 December 2020

From higher pet ownership to wanting more outdoor space, the pandemic has impacted what new necessities people want from their home in both interiors and architecture. 

23 November 2020

This year has shown us the importance of spending time outdoors. We’ve rounded up the best parks in London, so you can find a natural oasis in the capital.

23 November 2020

This year has shown us the importance of spending time outdoors. We have rounded up the best parks in London, so you can find a natural oasis in the capital.

26 October 2020

CBRE has launched its annual London residential research report, Borough by Borough.

07 October 2020

Residential Market Update

01 September 2020

Discover how to transform your London home into a luxurious space that masters Scandinavian style in a heartbeat, with our Scandi living room designs.

10 August 2020

Is a residential rebound on the cards?

29 July 2020

We’ve gathered together our market-leading experts to share their insight and opinions in these uncertain times and help inform your business decisions.

26 June 2020

Residential Market Update VI

01 June 2020

Residential Market Update V

21 May 2020

How working from home may change the residential landscape 

15 May 2020

Residential Market Update IV

29 April 2020

Residential Market Update III

21 April 2020

Residential Market Update II

11 April 2020

What we love about London neighbourhoods

26 March 2020

CBRE shares insight into creating a space that offers a calm atmosphere and perfect conditions for working from home


09 March 2020

Laura Tracey, senior architect of CBRE, offers advice on creating a spa-like bathroom and chooses some of her favourite examples of the company’s impressive selection of state-of-the-art London apartments

14 February 2020

CBRE has crunched the numbers for 150 London commuter hotspots and produced a map of everything you need to know if you are considering leaving the capital.

13 February 2020

Help to Buy in London: all of your questions answered here


Though several other cities in the UK are scarcely any more affordable to live in, the difficulties of getting onto the modern-day London property market have been especially extensively discussed. Many young residents and their families...
05 February 2020

'In the winter months, there's nothing better than a cosseting London living room where you can catch up with family and friends- or simply relax after a long day in this most exciting of cities' Laura Tracey, residential design consultant at CBRE.

22 January 2020

A new generation of developments is offering Londoners an opportunity to seamlessly combine a fitness regime with their daily lives

21 January 2020

What sort of things should homebuyers look for when choosing a new area to move to? Find out more about the key considerations from CBRE Residential here.

16 January 2020

Moving to London for the First Time? Here’s How You Can Quickly Acclimatise to Your New Home



16 December 2019

The annual Hot 100 report by CBRE reveals the winners in the London housing market in 2019.

03 December 2019

Getting around London 101: an essential guide for those who are just over to visit or have just moved to the city.

Compared to other cities in the UK and many others around Europe, London benefits from excellent public transport links. So much so, in fact, that if you’re living in the city you can...

25 November 2019

Homes near regeneration zones in London attract an average 3.6% more price growth per year than properties in the wider local authority area, according to the findings in new CBRE research report, The Regeneration Effect

05 November 2019


We have teamed up with Country Life to focus on a new generation of stylish central London apartments that are redefining city living. Scroll down to see some of the city’s glorious period buildings with the luxury and convenience of a new-build. 


24 September 2019

CBRE has launched its annual London residential research report, Borough by Borough.

27 August 2019

Properties near tube stations have the best price growth, according to new research by property advisory company CBRE.

10 July 2019

‘What do people want their ideal homes to be like?’

29 April 2019

In European Cities

29 April 2019

Building up to accommodate population growth.

18 February 2019

Designed by the world-renowned architects, Foster + Partners, 250 City Road will create a new landmark in London.

09 December 2018


Public Transport Accessibility Level (PTAL) score is a measure of public transport services across different areas of London; the higher the score, the better the access to public transport. Ongoing capacity and frequency improvements such as, the introduction of Crossrail, will greatly benefit...

29 November 2018

CBRE's annual Hot 100 report reveals the winners of London's residential market


28 November 2018

A busy week of new sales launches from London's Docklands to fashionable Marylebone

09 October 2018

Jennet Siebrits, Head of Residential Research, discusses the innovative and ambitious regeneration projects that are changing the London landscape.

27 September 2018

September is the busiest time of the year thanks to students at LSE, UCL and King’s College London keen to be within walking distance of their lectures.

22 August 2018

Battersea and Nine Elms seem to be in high demand for renters...

15 August 2018

Take a look at all the stats and figures from August 2018

31 July 2018

Take a look at our latest infographic to find out what happens in 24 hours across London. From tube journeys taken and bikes hired, to coffees sipped and jobs created, we show you just how much one day can hold in this diverse city.

09 July 2018

Joe Selby, Head of Development Consultancy and UK Project Marketing discusses the changing landscape of Canary Wharf over the past 30 years, and the impact it has had on the real estate market in South East London.

06 July 2018

Jennet Siebrits, Head of Residential Research, discusses benefits that effective placemaking has on regeneration areas across London, as well as the impact it can have on the quality of life in these areas.

02 July 2018

In a city where everyone is time poor, James Thornett, Head of Agency, explores what developers are doing to make the lives of Londoners as convenient as possible.

28 June 2018

CBRE's latest edition of the Residential Development Collection is now available. Download your copy now.

15 May 2018

CBRE UK, the world’s largest real estate advisor, has named Luke Mills as Managing Director of its Residential business. 

30 April 2018

Take a look at all the stats and figures from April 2018.


30 March 2018

Take a look at all the stats and figures from March 2018

26 March 2018

London’s rental population has exploded in recent years, fuelled by lifestyle shifts and the affordability constraints of home ownership. This is a positive trend for property investors to capitalise from. 

21 March 2018

Hong Kong maintain its position as the world’s most expensive residential address, according to exclusive research released today by CBRE.

28 February 2018

London has a gravitational pull like no other, but for those living in the city, the costs of everyday life may seem expensive. Take a look to see how London fares in comparison with other global cities.

12 February 2018

Leading global real estate advisor CBRE has announced a two-year partnership with UK charity, Action for Children after the charity was successfully chosen through the company’s UK staff vote. The new partnership will focus on helping young people entering and leaving the care system, as well as...

07 February 2018

Darren has been working for CBRE for the past four years and has kindly spent 5 minutes discussing what his favourite parts of the job are and providing advice on selling and buying a property.

01 February 2018

Exclusive research by leading property advisor, CBRE Residential, can reveal that the London Borough of Camden experienced a 13% increase in house price growth during 2017; the biggest increase of all 33 boroughs.

01 February 2018

CBRE Residential Chairman, Mark Collins, discusses the resilience of the London property market and how investor confidence is transforming its boroughs.

31 January 2018

Elina Doviborova, Sales Negotiator for our Henrietta House office, discusses downsizers, site visits and events in an overview of her week at CBRE Residential

08 January 2018

With new builds accounting for an increasing proportion of the residential market, the amenities and services that can be exclusively offered within this space are becoming just as important as the apartments themselves. In an age of ultra-convenience where everyone is time-poor, Roshan Wial, Sales...

05 January 2018
2017 was a positive year, with good activity across the residential and commercial markets. The year saw some of the largest commercial acquisitions London has ever seen, with over £8 billion invested in London from Hong Kong and China alone. This activity highlights the confidence that global...
30 December 2017

London is an ever changing city, constantly evolving around those who live and work here. Take a look below to see how London's economy and the London lifestyle has changed in the last decade.

30 November 2017

Kirk Owen discusses how the lettings' market is full steam ahead in the run up to Christmas...

22 November 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his second Budget, where housing reforms takes centre stage. 

21 November 2017

Different parts of London are popular for different reasons. Some interest professionals looking to progress up the career ladder, some appeal to students and young people because of the social life, while others resonate with couples and young families looking for excellent schools, good house...

20 November 2017

Living and working in London appeals to different people for different reasons. For some it’s the lure of the multi-cultural, ever-developing capital city of England and all that it has to offer; while for others it is the prospect of finding the kind of careers that they can enjoy and progress in...

08 November 2017

London has 33 very distinct boroughs, each with its own individual character, which attract a range of residents. In this, the third annual CBRE Borough by Borough report, we provide an overview of these boroughs from a housing market perspective. We look at a range of metrics that are of interest...

03 November 2017

Luke Mills, Head of Development Consultancy looks at London's love affair with the Thames, and why riverside living appeals to all.

01 November 2017

California-native Tracy Hughes has lived everywhere from Hawaii to Bali during her property career, but has called London home since 2012. 

31 October 2017

Our latest research takes a fun look at the latest innovations set to revolutionise the residential world. When we think of innovation we generally think of technological advances. But this is just part of the equation; it also includes revolutionary design and new ways of doing familiar tasks. 

31 October 2017

James Thornett, Head of Lettings, looks at how the London rental market has changed, offering residents an increasing variety of choice

27 October 2017

Lisa Hollands, Head of Boutique Residential discusses how the boutique market go beyond size and geography

26 October 2017

The regeneration of Nine Elms is arguably one of the most important transformations this generation will witness. Developing this previously underused area of London will create a whole new vibrant destination. 

11 October 2017

Ben Brower, Lettings Negotiator for our Henrietta House office, discusses a typical week at CBRE Residential...

14 September 2017

Consumers are becoming increasingly discerning and searching for a more authentic and individual experience. Retailers, hoteliers and residential developers are responding with personalised and bespoke products. The trend is being embraced by hotels, with many global brands introducing ‘boutique’...

31 August 2017


Futurehome is Lendlease’s latest pioneering concept and a major step in sustainable living. Featuring the world-class build technology of Passivhaus, Futurehome brings ultra-low-energy living to central London and into townhouses which reflect the local Victorian context, with neighbouring...

31 August 2017


Around one in 15 people in the UK are thought to suffer from SAD in the winter months because of the lack of sun. To help combat this, a small selection of upmarket hotel spas have introduced light therapy rooms, including Grange St Pauls. These sun rooms mimic natural daylight, but without the...

31 August 2017


YO! Home is the pioneering living space that is set to revolutionise the contemporary home. YO! Home was conceived and developed by Simon Woodroffe, the man responsible for YO! Sushi and YOTEL. The apartments are designed to expand property space. The 40 square-metre space is transformed into...

31 August 2017


Located in Brisbane Australia, 443 Queen Street heralds a new generation of design. It has been designed to allow natural air and light into all common areas. There is no need for mechanical ventilation as the breathable façade works as a natural ventilation system. Breathable walls allows air...

31 August 2017


Disappearing car parking is a new solution to enable off-road car parking, yet retaining the decorative appeal of a front garden. It is also a great solution for driveways with limited space, as it can double or triple the amount of parking spaces. The innovation, from Cardok,  removes the need...