London & Regional Properties

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London & Regional Properties (L&R) is a property company based in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the largest privately held property companies in Europe.[1]

L&R was founded in 1987 by the brothers Richard Livingstone, a chartered surveyor, and his brother Ian, a former optometrist,[2][3] who are described by the Irish Independent as "secretive".[4] The value of their property empire is estimated at more than 5 billion.[4] L&R has business interests in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia and the Baltic region, Germany, Poland, South Africa, Russia, Ukraine, Switzerland and Central America.[5]

It manages business, retail and leisure complexes from its offices in London, Stockholm, Moscow, Panama City, St Petersburg, Kiev and Cape Town.[5]


The company's portfolio includes:[6]


Current development projects[edit]

Past developments[edit]


  1. ^ London & Regional Properties, official website
  2. ^ a b c Rossiter, James (8 February 2007). "UK developer wins $700m Panama contract". The Times. London. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Neate, Rupert (2 September 2011). "Property magnates poised to buy Profumo mansion Cliveden". The Guardian. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Reynolds, John (27 November 2011). "Anglo-backed hotel was sold to ex-Anglo banker". Irish Independent. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  5. ^ a b London & Regional Properties Ltd, Business Week. Retrieved 15 July 2011.
  6. ^ Portfolio Archived 2011-06-21 at the Wayback Machine., L&R website
  7. ^ "Brothers' £2.9 bn empire". The Mail on Sunday. 30 July 2006. Archived from the original on 1 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  8. ^ Whitbread sells David Lloyd gyms, BBC News, 4 June 2007. Retrieved 15 July 2011.
  9. ^ Southern Cross wins new rent reprieve worth £18m, This is Money, 4 September 2011. Retrieved 13 September 2011.
  10. ^ Evening Standard. 2 February 2012. p. 16. The brothers completed the deal on Cliveden last Thursday after months of negotiation and formally announced the purchase this morning  Missing or empty |title= (help);
  11. ^ Offers made on two-thirds of von Essen hotels, This is Bath, 5 September 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
  12. ^ Harmer, Janet (30 January 2012). "Cliveden sale to complete tomorrow as new owners promise to return property's sparkle". Caterer & Hotelkeeper. Archived from the original on 4 February 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  13. ^ Cranston, Stephen (17 July 2011). "South Africa's Public Investment Corporation begins to look outward". Financial Times. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 

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