The best of both worlds

The latest global trends in city living are all about sporting, social and spa amenities, reports Peter Swain, who also explores global golf developments and the rising market in Lisbon.

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Pulling Power

What’s in a name? Elite marques signify high-quality craftsmanship, ineffable style and a degree of exclusivity in the spheres of haute couture, gastronomy, sports cars and also in the rarefied world of fine residential property. It all started with Andrea Palladio.

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Master spice blender

Five minutes with … Lior Lev Sercarz. The right spice mix, “brings the third dimension to a great dish. It elevates a dish by delivering texture, scent and flavour and, beyond that, an emotion. Like a handmade suit, each blend is made-to-measure for that particular client.”

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Flight to quality

This supplement examines three classes of AAA-rated real estate that provide good investment returns but more importantly, outstanding lifestyle advantages, namely: penthouses, beachfront homes and mountaintop residences close to good skiing.

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Property Times, 2016

Lennoxville main exteriorMultiple home ownership provides one solution to the age-old problem of how to successfully balance the competing demands of business and quality leisure time. So what makes a well-rounded portfolio of properties?

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2015 global property trends

Alpine Estate, Verbier (A&K Int Estates)Global wealth has never been so portable, real estate as an asset class so desirable or the choice of destination so wide. An appraisal of the where, what, why, who and how of 2015.

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