Niccolò Barattieri

How to Spend It – The Captain's Table

The CEO of London residential property developer Northacre oversees more than £2bn in assets. The firm is lead sponsor of What is Luxury?, on at the V&A until September 27.

My favourite place for a breakfast meeting is Forte dei Marmi, a resort town on the coast of Tuscany. A lot of our clients holiday there during the summer. I like to go to the beach club Bagno Piero, a local institution and a very “shoes-off” scenario. We’ll talk about how beautiful Forte dei Marmi is over fruit, yoghurt and cappuccino, and then the conversation inevitably turns to London property and which are the most coveted apartments on the market.