Why property up North is the next big thing

“As safe as houses” has been a watchword in British investment for the last 50 years and more. But with the UK’s economic landscape set for a radical post-Brexit shake up the old certainties are being reassessed.

Social Media

Four reasons why your property business needs social media

Social media is the best cost-effective way to market your business and reach new audiences. But do you know which networks to use to grow your property business?

Mergers & Acquisitions

Brookfield subsidiary takes over iconic Berlin retail space Potsdamer Platz 

Brookfield Property Partners and Asian sovereign fund acquire historic German site.


eMoov crowdfunding campaign boosted by several VC backers

Online estate agent extends fundraising campaign after late interest from VC community.


Business leaders, investors and the Queen: The people behind the world's most expensive homes

Owning a successful business is a sure-fire way to get yourself a beautiful home. But It would take a lot of success to afford these properties.


Business Growth Fund makes eighth £10 million investment since 2011

Property services business TCL has turned to equity backing to fund a strategy of organic and acquisition-led growth.


Poundland founder Steve Smith turns to crowdfunding for his online estate agency

Having set up and sold his discount retailer Poundland for £50 million, Steve Smith has decided to fund his new business using equity crowdfunding.


Kevin McCloud’s environmental development business raises £1.9 million on Crowdcube

TV designer Kevin McCloud has taken to crowdfunding to raise money for his sustainable housing development company Hab Housing, and netted £1.9 million.


Zoopla rises to the top of Europe’s most exciting investor-backed companies

Following a period of frenetic deal making and customer acquisition, GrowthBusiness catches up with serial entrepreneur Alex Chesterman to get the inside track on Zoopla Property Group.


Foxton eyes up listing on London stock exchange

Estate agent business Foxtons has formally outlined its plans to pursue an initial public offering.


New property concern Trafalgar New Homes lists on AIM

Residential property developer Trafalgar New Homes has joined AIM and secured a market capitalisation of £4.6 million.


Love Home Swap closes maiden acquisition as it gets the keys to 1stHomeExchange

Venture capital-backed Love Home Swap has landed its first acquisition, using the investment capital it secured through its two 2012 fundraisings.