Archive for Tag: Bond Street

Postcode en vogue: The changing face of Mayfair

Its retail rents are breaking records at £1,000 per square foot. What’s driving Mayfair’s headrush of super-luxury? Will it last? And are commercial property prices squeezing out Mayfair’s traditional business residents? If you’ve played Monopoly recently, you might have noticed how the magnificent Mayfair doesn’t feature any more. Back in July, it was bumped off […]

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Battle lines drawn in the Burlington Arcade

Modernisation plans have left traders worried that they might have to shut up shop. Exit the London Underground at Green Park station, currently undergoing a £48 million renovation in time for the Olympics, and you undoubtedly feel right in the heart of the 21st century. Hedge fund managers stride purposefully to work near Berkeley Square, […]

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Bond Street? Not bad, but not exclusive enough any more

It has been established for years as the most expensive shopping district in one of the world’s richest cities but, as Bond Street becomes more mainstream, Grosvenor is looking around the corner to give the super-wealthy the ultra-premium retail experience they seek. The property investor plans to turn Mount Street and neighbouring Carlos Place in […]

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