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Residential Land buys Luke House

Residential Land featured in Property Week about the recent purchase of Luke House, 3 Abbey Orchard Street, London, SW1P 2JJ

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Residential Land and joint venture partner Ivanhoé Cambridge have acquired a £60m office and residential building in Westminster.

The seven-storey building at 3-4 Abbey Orchard Street was acquired at a yield of 4.4%.

Luke House, Westminster

Known as Luke House, the 80,000 sq ft property is home to a number of government offices as well as 30 residential apartments let on assured shorthold tenancies.

Additional floors could potentially be added to the building to increase the volume of residential space or to accommodate a serviced apartment offering.

It could also be converted to offices were the apartments to become vacant.

“This off-market purchase forms part of our underlying strategy to invest in acquisitions where we see the opportunity to generate growth from enhancement and redevelopment,” said Bruce Ritchie, chief executive of Residential Land.

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Residential Land introduce RESI FEST in style at RESI 2016

Residential land once again headed back to the RESI Conference in Celtic Manor this week as Platinum Sponsors for the ninth year running! The theme for RESI 2016 is ‘housing the next generation’ – a challenge that’s been thrown into sharp relief by the EU Referendum in June.

On Tuesday 13th September, Bruce Ritchie, CEO of Residential Land spoke on a panel titled ‘The London Conundrum’ alongside Tony Pidgley CBE, Chairman, Berkeley Group; Robert Evans, Director, Argent; Mark Lebihan, COO, Hadley Property Group and it was chaired by Mark Easton, BBC Home Editor.

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Bruce Ritchie on ‘The London Conundrum’ panel

Other Key speakers at the event included, former Chancellor Lord Nigel Lawson, housing minister Gavin Barwell MP and London deputy mayor for housing James Murray who revealed how the government plans to deliver on its housing targets in these uncertain times.


After the Gala Dinner, Residential Land sponsored and hosted RESI FEST, an after dinner party which included beer, cocktails and entertainment into the small hours of Wednesday morning. The entertainment included several tribute bands including Elton John, The Beatles, Queen, Abba and Madness. The party was a huge success and was one of the main talking points of the event.

Property Week – Ritchie: ‘It’s a good time to sell non-core assets’

Residential Land is one of the top stories in this weeks Property Week, with the article about the sale of three west London properties.


Residential Land has sold three west London properties for a combined £161m as it looks to raise capital for new value-add acquisitions.

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Residential Land comment in Property Weeks article ‘Will resi run out of rocket fuel?’

Bruce Ritchie, CEO and founder of Residential Land comments in Property Week on the topic of ‘Will resi run out of rocket fuel?’

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“This will be a pivotal year as higher property taxes begin to impact the market. When George Osborne decided to hike stamp duty land tax on residential property in December 2014, he would not have guessed the national stamp duty take would fall. But that is what has happened, and a subsequent rise to up to 15% on buy-to-let investments will only cool the market further.

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Proud to be hosts of the RESI Awards shortlist party

On the 24th April more than 100 property professionals gathered in the Residential Land courtyard at 59-60 Grosvenor Street for the RESI awards drinks reception which was attended by all the shortlisted nominees. It was a fantastic evening, with much to celebrate for the residential property market.

Below are the names of those who have made the RESI Award’s 2014 shortlist including Residential Land who have been nominated once again for ‘Landlord of the Year.’ Residential Land are headline sponsors of the event and are presenting the award for ‘Residential Consultancy Practice of the Year’ at the awards ceremony on the 14th May at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane.

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Landlord of the Year (Privately Owned) – sponsored by Kay & Co

• Residential Land
• Dorrington
• Grainger
• RBS Real Estate Asset Management
• Welcome Trust

Residential Consultancy Practice of the Year – Sponsored by Residential Land

• BNP Paribas Real Estate
• EC Harris
• Jones Lang LaSalle
• Knight Frank
• Savills
• Strutt & Parker

International Sales agency of the year – Sponsored by David Phillips

• Chesterton Humberts
• Jones Lang LaSalle
• Knight Frank
• Savills

UK Sales Agency of the Year – Sponsored by NAEA

• Countrywide Land & New Homes
• Chesterton Humberts
• Jones Lang LaSalle
• Knight Frank
• Savills

Letting Agency of the Year – Sponsored by ARLA

• Chesterton Humberts
• Countrywide Residential Lettings
• Knight Frank
• Savills
• Young London

Property Manager of the Year – Sponsored by SLC Solicitors

• Braemar Estates
• Gordon & Co
• PMS Leasehold Management
• Rendall & Rittner
• Savills
• Warwick Estates

Residential Investment Agency of the Year – Sponsored by Mainstay Group

• Assetz
• Jones Lang LaSalle
• Knight Frank
• Savills
• Select Property

Asset Manager of the Year – Sponsored by REFC

• The Church Commissioners
• Grainger
• M&G Investments
• Young Group

PRS Deal of the Year – Sponsored by Savills

• APG and Grainger
• Sigma & Gatehouse JV
• L&Q – acquisition of the safestore site in Whitechapel
• Essential Living’s Newington Butts
• Grosvenor’s Bermondsey

Deal of the Year – Sponsored by DBK Partners

• L&G and Patron Capital Acquisition of CALA
• Countrywide’s IPO
• Delancey and APG buy Elephant & Castle
• Sale of Canadian High Commission to LODHA
• Sale of Royal Wharf to Oxley
• M&G Investments acquisition of Halo in Stratford

Large Developer of the Year – Sponsored by CBRE

• Ballymore
• Barratt Homes
• Berkeley Group
• Kier Homes
• Linden Homes
• Redrow

Small Developer of the Year – Sponsored by LSL Land & New Homes

• London Square
• Mount Anvil
• Native Land
• Pocket Living
• Regal Homes
• St Modwen Homes

Development of the Year – Sponsored by Knight Frank

• The Heron
• One Church Square, Pimlico
• East Village
• Parkside Place
• Rathbone Market

Newcomer of the Year – Sponsored by Regal Homes

• Banda Property
• Get Living London
• Greystar
• M&G Investments

Landlord of the Year (Registered Social) – Sponsored by Deverell Smith

• A2Dominium Group
• Genesis
• Notting Hill
• Places for People
• Sanctuary

Residential Financier of the Year – Sponsored by Jones Lang LaSalle

• Barclays
• Capital A
• Omni Capital
• Pluto Finance
• Urban Exposure

Student Accommodation Operator of the Year – Sponsored by Roomservice by Cort

• iQ Property Partnership Fund
• Nido
• Unite

Congratulations to all of the winners at the Property Week RESI Awards


As headline sponsors of the RESI Awards 2013, Residential Land would like to say a very well done to all of this year’s winners!

The second annual Property Week RESI Awards was another huge success and saw over 900 property professionals fill the Park Lane Hilton.

Attended by over 900 property professionals

RESI Awards 2013 – Attended by over 900 property professionals

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Residential Land is headline sponsor of the RESI Awards 2013

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Following the successful launch of last year’s inaugural RESI Awards, the annual event hosted by Property Week returns in 2013 providing an opportunity to recognise and reward the leading industry players within residential property.

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Destination London – A guide to investing in prime London residential property

Property Week and Residential Land produce a guide to investing in prime London residential property

As the prime London residential property market continues to be a safe haven for investors across the world, Residential Land and Property Week have collaborated to create an insiders guide to investing in Prime central London.

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Are you attending RESI 2012?

Residential Land are looking forward to RESI 2012 starting on Wednesday. It is undoubtedly the residential property event in the UK and it is the place to meet the movers and shakers in the sector.

As a platinum sponsor, Residential Land enjoys the highest profile, enhanced yet again with CEO Bruce Ritchie being a judge on the “RESI’s Next Big Thing” competition. Our Finance Director Jonathan Rust will also be taking part as a keynote panellist.

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RESI’s Next Big Thing 2012

RESI 2012 - A new era of opportunity

Do you have an idea that could revolutionise residential property?

Do you have an investment proposition? Do you have the latest industry invention or a plan to further the green agenda?

As part of this year’s Property Week RESI conference, we are looking for inventive residential investment ideas to be pitched to a panel of judges live on the RESI stage.

The judging panel will be chaired by Residential Land CEO and founder Bruce Ritchie, alongside fellow industry heavyweights Nick Candy, Harry Handelsman and John Hitchcox.

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