Secrecy for Sale

Interactive: We Reveal Who’s Buying Up Britain

Properties being bought through the use of tax loopholes and the secrecy offered by the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Click on the house icons to see the approximate street-view location and details of each property. Or click on the dropdown menu to see all the properties owned by individuals investigated in our report

This sample register of properties has been compiled from records obtained by ICIJ. Any inaccuracies will be corrected promptly if brought to our attention. There is no suggestion that any of the listed transactions were illegal. Street views of residential properties are general panoramas of the road rather than the specific property. The owners do not necessarily reside there. Since the date of these transactions, some properties may have been transferred to other owners

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