Billionaire investors set their sights on the Maldives 11/12/2014 Billionaires on the lookout for the perfect gift this Christmas may want to direct their attention to the Indian Ocean, where buying into one of the Maldives Archipelgo's 1,200 islands could prove a very lucrative investment opportunity.
Private equity house launches UK property investment model 11/12/2014 Cogress, a private equity platform giving high net worth consumers access to international real estate investment opportunities, has launched in the UK. With units available from £20,000, the Israeli-backed firm hopes to build on its success in Israel, the US, Canada and Germany by providing lower equity investments in London’s increasingly exclusive property.
Spanish fashion magnate tops UK property rich list 09/12/2014 Amancia Ortega from Spain, with £35.8 billion to his name, heads a new ranking of the 250 wealthiest people in the UK property business. His £660 million slice of London real estate includes Devonshire House, opposite the Ritz, according to a property rich list just published by Estates Gazette.
Taking a strategic approach to property investing 28/11/2014 The IPD Capital Index over the past 12 months shows its steepest period of continual rise since 2009 and, not coincidentally, September saw property as the top-selling asset class with net retail sales of £315 million, according to the Investment Management Association. The last time property beat equities and fixed income was in March 2007, with net retail sales of £473 million.