Blogs, comments and musing from our Residential team
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 coffee's sipped and jobs created, we show you just how much one day can hold in this diverse city.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jennet Siebrits, Head of Residential Research, discusses how demand and growth remains highest in cities that offer a safe harbour for wealth and a robust political and economic environment.
CBRE Residential Chairman, Mark Collins, discusses the resilience of the London property market and how investor confidence is transforming its boroughs.
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 Negotiator, explores what is truly valued as an amenity, and what’s now deemed a given within new build developments.
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.
Education, language, employment, transport, history and culture are just a few of the reasons why numerous people move to London every year.
Watch the video below to find out what CBRE loves about our capital and what compelled some of our people to move to this amazing city.
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 prices and numerous employment opportunities.
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.
Luke Mills, Head of Development Consultancy looks at London's love affair with the Thames, and why riverside living appeals to all.
California-native Tracy Hughes has lived everywhere from Hawaii to Bali during her property career, but has called London home since 2012.
James Thornett, Head of Lettings, looks at how the London rental market has changed, offering residents an increasing variety of choice
Lisa Hollands, Head of Boutique Residential discusses how the boutique market go beyond size and geography
As more people look to get on to the housing ladder and buy their first property, we've drawn up a CBRE guide on how to make the most of the UK government's Help to Buy scheme, with handy tips and hints on how to benefit. Scroll down to find out more and to view our developments that currently offer a Help to Buy option.
Blackwall Reach E14 is a new destination consisting of over 1,500 brand new apartments located in the heart of one of Europe's most dynamic regeneration schemes. Find out why you should buy property in Blackwall here.
Although located on opposite sides of London, our chosen rental properties this week share beautiful and bespoke aesthetics whilst capturing perfectly the essence of their surrounding locations.
This week's rent property of the week, is a truly spectacular two bedroom split level maisonette on the Isle of Dogs, E14.
Woolwich is a vibrant area with excellent transport links, live entertainment and an amazing future ahead. Find out why you should buy property in Woolwich here.
Welcome to the first edition of the CBRE Residential University Guide in which we will be covering everything you need to know about being a student in the capital. In our guide we’ll focus on everything from student lettings in London and how to find yourself a student flat close to your chosen University, which educational institution to study at and how to adapt to life as a student in London.
London is a vibrant city with plenty to see and do whether you’re someone moving to the capital from another part of the UK, moving across the city to find your first student property with friends or course mates, or coming to the UK to study for the first time.