22 Aug

Investors in Kevin McCloud's projects told they face huge losses

Many feel they have been fobbed off by Grand Designs presenter’s promised returnsTV presenter whose design for living turned sourSmall investors who sank millions of pounds into the TV property guru Kevin McCloud’s eco-friendly housing ventures have been told they could face...

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22 Aug

Greenland is off the market – but which other islands or towns could Donald Trump buy?

From Chilean isles to whole Italian villages, it is possible to purchase a lot of property in a hurry, even for non-billionairesIt’s been a while since the United States went around buying up bits of the world, and with US president Donald...

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21 Aug

HS2 delivery company spent £600m buying up properties on route

Comedian John Bishop and PM’s father sold their homes as part of compensation schemeThe comedian John Bishop has been one of HS2’s most outspoken critics – and may presumably be delighted that its future is in doubt – but he has also...

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21 Aug

New York Reborn: The Great 1920s Revival | The B1M

From striking terracotta facades to soaring vaulted arches, these projects are bringing New York’s classic architecture into the modern age. For more by The B1M subscribe now: http://ow.ly/GxW7y The Skyscrapers That Will Redefine New York - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMAeg2frd8A Read the full…

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20 Aug

Persimmon profits fall as housebuilder looks at repairing reputation

Company increased customer service spending by about 40% after criticism over qualitySales and profits at Persimmon have slipped as the UK’s second biggest housebuilder attempts to repair its battered reputation after criticism of its shoddy workmanship, huge executive rewards and an overreliance...

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