Cathy is a freelance writer who has covered overseas and U.K. property for more than a decade. Based in London but most often found on a plane heading off to look at property around the world, Cathy writes weekly for The London Evening Standard and contributes regularly to periodicals including Country Life International, The Independent, A Place in the Sun Magazine, BA First Life magazine and Christies International Real Estate Magazine.
A new island resort in the Maldives by an accomplished hotel operator with the rare opportunity of property for sale has been unveiled this month.
Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong's richest man for the past seventeen consecutive years with a reputed personal wealth of $33 billion, surprised analysts at the start of 2015 by announcing the restructuring of his vast business empire.
With the holiday season now in full swing, many across Europe are making travel plans to enjoy the upcoming winter holiday in one of many great getaway spots across Europe.
The small nation of Montenegro, one of Europe's newest countries, is attracting the attention of both holidaymakers and serious high rollers.
This autumn, publishing giant Condé Nast will begin the process of moving all 2,500 of its New York staff from their Midtown offices in Times Square down to One World Trade Center, known as The Freedom Tower, in Lower Manhattan.
Vertical communities are moving ever higher. Developers competing to build to record heights.
In a career spanning nearly 40 years, David V. Johnson has built 43 residential developments in the USA through his company Victor International.
Developers are preparing to unveil a completed project in a prestigious city palace.
The smartest streets of central London are being revamped as a number of Diplomatic Embassies sell up their grand premises.
The first berths at Marina Port Vell, Barcelona's new super yacht marina, are due to be delivered this spring according to owners Salamanca Group. By the end of 2014 Port Vell should provide 167 fully serviced berths and be Europe's first city centre super yacht marina.
The most exclusive property in Austria's most expensive ski resort is for sale with a price tag of €35,000,000 (USD $47,540,525). The 13-bedroom chalet in the Tyrolean resort of Kitzbühel boasts a 16-seater cinema, a gym, sauna and spa complex and underground heated garage.
HafenCity, Europe's largest inner-city development project under construction in Hamburg, has reached the midway stage of its projected 23-year build. At this point 56 projects have been completed in the development, located on a 157-acre waterfront site.
New-build apartments and chalets in Lech and Obergurgl, two of Austria's most exclusive Alpine holiday resorts, are available for sale, a rarity in the Austrian market. In many parts of the Alps, the property is owned by a small number of families.
Rising demand for marina berths in the Caribbean is fuelling new residential projects, prompting cautious optimism of a return to form for developments in the region. Eight new marinas with a total of more than 500 berths are under development.
Hundreds of British investors who purchased property in Cyprus with Swiss franc mortgages are preparing to head to court this autumn, in a case that highlights the risks associated with foreign currency mortgages.
A ruling this May from Switzerland's highest court has banned construction of second homes in most Alpine villages with immediate effect. Sales agents and developers claim that the decision will serve to raise prices for both foreign and domestic buyers.