Luxury Real Estate Blog and News
New York beats out San Francisco to be world's best tech cityJune 04, 2019 - New York
New York City has been named as the leading tech city in the Savills Tech Cities 2019 index, ahead of San Francisco and London, which came second and third, respectively.
Global value of developed real estate reaches $217 trillionFebruary 04, 2016 - United States
The total value of all developed real estate on the globe reached US$217 trillion in 2015, according to calculations by international real estate adviser, Savills.
London most expensive city in the world, says SavillsSeptember 25, 2014 - London
London has trumped Hong Kong as the world's most expensive city, according to a report from international estate agent Savills.
London’s gherkin on the market for £650 millionJuly 31, 2014 - London
One of London’s most iconic buildings, The Gherkin, in the heart of the city’s financial district has been put up for sale.
Discounted penthouses for sale in SingaporeJuly 03, 2013 - Singapore
Amid another round of cooling measures, Singaporean developers are luring buyers with discounts on their completed penthouse units. Savills Singapore reported that City Developments Limited has offered five percent discount on some of its completed penthouses including units at Shelford Suites, a 77 unit exclusive freehold condominium development on Shelford Road.
London’s Kings Gate SW1 targets Asian buyersMay 08, 2013 - London
Asian investors’ current appetite for London-based property appears to be limitless, with the English capital’s latest luxury offering Kings Gate SW1 set to for its Bangkok launch, next week.
Timber property seen as safe investmentNovember 03, 2012 - United Kingdom
Forestry, which is often seen as a safe investment in uncertain times, is proving an excellent option during the on going financial crisis, according to a report by property consultants Savills and UPM Tilhill.
As an emerging market, rapidly rising residential prices have attracted speculators and investors looking to capitalise on property values.July 30, 2012 - Shanghai
Shanghai, despite what many people say, retains some appreciation for its history. This is best shown by the value placed on homes in the French Concession area. "As an emerging market, rapidly rising residential prices have attracted speculators and investors looking to capitalise on property values."
Development opportunities in these areas are extremely rare, and prime properties are increasingly hard to come byJuly 16, 2012 - Hong Kong
Its slightly more temperate climate, exclusive geography and panoramic views have long made The Peak the most sought-after residential enclave in Hong Kong. "... development opportunities in these areas are extremely rare, and prime properties are increasingly hard to come by."
France still top for British second home buyersApril 27, 2012 - France
France has replaced Spain as the favourite destination for second home owners to buy, according to research published by Savills International and HomeAway.co.uk.