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Does London’s property investment map need redrawing?

Overseas investors are attracted to the security of London’s core assets. But could that be changing? Nick Johnstone reports

Does London’s property investment map need redrawing? It seems like only yesterday that King’s Cross, N1, was a danger zone to most pedestrians – let alone real estate investors – with its used syringes, prostitutes and underground nightclubs.

But the last of these decadent dens closed in 2008, and King’s Cross has changed beyond recognition since – so much so that last December Qatar’s Royal family ploughed £70m into a single office building, at a yield…

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