News & Views

Click on any of the stories below for information on our latest research, deals we've done, and events that are coming up.

14 August 2015

With 70 towers currently under construction in London and another 102 with planning permission, the skyline of London is changing. Our trend towards residential towers cannot be denied, but why the strong move to tower-living?

11 August 2015

Head of Research, Jennet Siebrits, looks at the benefits of regeneration

31 July 2015

In our most recent piece of research, British living, we compare the housing market across 29 of Britain’s most well-known towns and cities and were struck by one of the not-so-obvious ones: universities. 

24 July 2015

James Thornett discusses why short lets are becoming increasingly popular for both landlords and tenants in London

17 July 2015

Comments and musings from our sales negotiators across central London...

17 July 2015

Our sales teams across London have seen a change in buyers’ appetite for properties above the £2,000,000 mark. Prior to the election there were a lot of nerves around these properties however with the Conservative government instated and the threat of mansion tax diminished it was predicted that...

15 July 2015

The summer lettings market is now in full swing! Feedback from our teams show a rise in tenants, however, stock levels have not increased by as much highlighting that demand is outstripping supply.

13 July 2015

The tradtional route to adulthood is changing with a new style of European living becoming more normal...

07 July 2015

Buy to let borrowing has had a stronger and longer recovery compared to the mainstream housing market. The number of financial advances for buy to let borrowers began increasing consistently at the start of 2011, growing on average by 23% per year. 

02 July 2015

North, south, east, west – grab your compass folks, it turns out that might be your most valuable tool in figuring out where your next pad may be. 

24 June 2015

A buyer must include any transaction costs, like stamp duty and other ongoing taxes and fees.  These costs vary across countries and sometimes within countries. But,  while the purchase and living costs of high value properties in London and New York are broadly similar, these costs are dwarfed by...

01 June 2015

People are continually looking to stay up to date with the latest technological trends. Here we look at the next design trends in the home... 

15 May 2015

With more and more boutique coffee bars opening across London, we've done the research to find the top five spots in central London for the perfect brew.

08 May 2015

The 2015 General Election has been probably the most exciting and uncertain election of this generation. Up until the exit polls it was too close to call.

07 May 2015

CBRE are proud to announce our first year as platinum sponsor of Europe’s biggest tech and creative festival ‘Digital Shoreditch’. The festival brings together Europe’s best tech, creative and entrepreneurial talent from the UK, Europe and beyond.

29 April 2015

Early in the morning of Saturday 12 September 2015, London will join other international cities such as New York, Chicago, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin and Sydney in having what it has sorely needed for years: a night tube. 

24 April 2015

Here at CBRE we have a huge range of diverse developments. The development collection showcases our very best properties for sale. 

17 April 2015

Everyone loves a good brunch and the below restaurants are some tried and tested spots by our team. Together we have chosen our favourite places.

10 April 2015

The final piece in the South Bank picture, Nine Elms is currently going through a huge transformation that will see the former industrial site transformed into a thriving central London district.

08 August 2014

Today Covent Garden in London is known as one of the city's cultural and artistic centres, the home of the Royal Opera House and the famous market, and close to the theatrical districts. But here are five things you might not know about it….

30 July 2014

Bordered by Chelsea to the north and with the River Thames to the south, Fulham is one of the capital’s most popular residential enclaves; we have discovered the top reasons why…

24 July 2014

1. Food and drink - Southbank is quickly becoming a thriving hub of excellent restaurants, cafes and bars. From the soaring views of Skylon offering fine dining and chic cocktails, to the more relaxed Ozu with its simple décor and handmade sushi, Southbank is a must-visit destination for all...

21 July 2014

One of the reasons to buy in a new development is easy Living, with all the amenities, services and ability to lock up and leave, apartments in new developments are the epitome of easy living.

15 July 2014

Walk to work. If you’re based in the City, and buy a flat in the City, you can walk into the office! In 5 minutes! Nothing beats that extra half an hour in bed because you don’t have to commute. But even if you have to get to Canary Wharf or the West End, you’ve got tubes, buses, and Boris bikes on...

01 May 2014

CBRE Residential London was named Residential Investment Agency of the Year at the 2014 RESI Awards 

12 February 2014

CBRE Residential's latest research is now available. The Residential Development Land Market report delves in to a number of key subjects including fears of a triple-dip recession, the housing market, the strength of key land markets and whether our current growth levels are sustainable.

10 January 2014

The neighbourhood is roughly bounded by Oxford Street, Great Portland Street, Euston Road and Gower Street. It lies north of Soho and between Bloomsbury and Marylebone. It is a fashionable area made up of impressive Stucco townhouses and mansion blocks, as well as residential developments. 

18 November 2013

Fulham has developed a strong reputation as one of the most sought-after places to live in the capital for both families and young professionals.