London: the thriving megacity

Mixing tradition with innovation, high culture with the high life, London is one of the world’s premier capital cities, with Greater London spread over 607 square miles alongside the River Thames.

And the investment market in the UK capital is just as striking as its views, with everything from stunning apartments in some of Europe’s most impressive skyscrapers to beautiful flats in converted period buildings in the heart of the city. There’s a very clear reason why London continues to attract more investment than any other European city.

Why invest in London?

Consistently rising property values and attractive rates of exchange brings investors from all over the world into London in search of high-quality luxury assets. With our in-depth knowledge of the city and years of experience, no-one is better placed to help you find, purchase, develop and manage your portfolio than Phillips & Southern.

Key facts
The rental property sector in London continues to grow, with 5.4 million, or 20% of homes being let.
The Greater London population reached a record high in 2015 of 8.61 million and continues to grow.
London continues to attract more investment than any other city in Europe (€47bn in the last quarter of 2015).
Case Studies


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