Overseas investors channelled £2.2 billion into the new-build sector in central London in 2012, up from £1.8 billion in 2011
Buyers from Singapore and Hong Kong accounted for 40% of purchasers of new-build property in central London
A third of investors buying off-plan buy property with their children’s education in mind, planning to use at least one property for their children to live while they attend a London university
China and Indonesia are among the biggest potential new markets for UK property investment from 2013.
Source : Knight Frank