London takes global top spot for luxury home sales


London takes global top spot for luxury home sales

Coronavirus restrictions have not dented demand for super-prime properties in the UK capital. The super-rich bought more homes in London than any other city in the world last year, according to new figures from estate agent Knight Frank, with buyers lured by the weak pound and the end of the UK’s Brexit saga. Buyers from…

Boris Johnson lifts UK COVID-19 restrictions


Boris Johnson lifts UK COVID-19 restrictions

Outdoor hospitality will be among those reopening in England next week after the Prime Minister confirmed the roadmap is on track and planned easements can go ahead. Significant parts of the indoor economy and further outdoor settings will reopen from 12 April, after data confirmed the government’s “four tests” for easing Covid restrictions had been…

Uber Green launches in London


Uber Green launches in London

Uber Green launches in London. The ridesharing company will offer passengers using the Uber app in London’s Zone 1 the ability to select a fully electric vehicle for the very first time. It’s hoped the new Uber Green option in the app will encourage riders to take action on climate change by selecting a fully electric vehicle….

Red phone boxes are available to adopt and transform for just £1


Red phone boxes are available to adopt and transform for just £1

Local communities have been urged to take advantage of a scheme to help transform iconic red phone boxes around Edinburgh for the 21st century. BT have announced that across Scotland, 600 phone boxes are up for grabs, including 31 around the Capital which are waiting to be transformed. Since 2008, a total of 482 phone…

Golden Emperor Annual Off-site Goes Virtual


Golden Emperor Annual Off-site Goes Virtual

2020 has been as challenging a year as many of us can remember. Golden Emperor greatly appreciates the support and confidence our clients have in our team the past year. Despite the circumstances forcing us to cancel our annual event, we connected our teams across 12 locations in Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Thailand virtually this year,…

Biggest Reform of UK Property Law in 40 Years


Biggest Reform of UK Property Law in 40 Years

Millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced today (7 January 2021). In light of the recent announcement, UK Investment Specialist at Golden Emperor, Anthony Jurenko remarks, “I think it’s excellent news that…

London Tops World Best Cities Ranking


London Tops World Best Cities Ranking

For another year The World Best Cities 2021 ranking results were published, listing the cities worth living in or visiting this year. In the report on the best cities in the world, Resonance Consultancy ranks the best cities with a population of over a million, using a combination of statistical results and quality ratings by…