The GLA estimates that 3.6 million square metres of commercial property is under construction across London, with at least 2.7 million square metres of offices and small workshops being built this year.
More than 10,000 homes may have to be knocked down if Heathrow gets its third runway. The government's National Office of Statistics has warned that the air pollution may become so concentrated due to increased air traffic that there is no alternative.
Only 6,500 properties were repossessed in the first half of 2002, the lowest for at least 20 years, new research published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders has shown.
More than two million members of the British working population now spends at least one day a week working from home, according to a survey by research organisation, National Statistics.