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KEYWORD "Buildings" - 242 RESULTS
Permission granted! 80 eco-friendly Manchester apartments get the go-ahead

A leading Manchester city centre property developer has been granted planning permission to convert Mindel House and neighbouring Bloom Street into...

27 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Development update – luxury riverside apartment and 19 acres of land for sale

Construction works are in progress on the ‘The Yacht Club’ – an exclusive 81-home development on the banks of the river...

20 November 2020

From: Breaking News

The only way is up – property boom in a third of UK’s largest cities

A third of the UK’s largest cities are experiencing a property boom, according to research from leading letting firm Apropos. It looked...

18 November 2020

From: Breaking News

PBSA update - Coventry scheme in works and major deal agreed

Phase one of The Oaks, a student development constructed by Howard Ward Associates (HWA) in Coventry, has completed. The building, known as...

11 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Window for global investors to purchase UK property is closing

With global stock markets in turmoil, many investors are turning to property as a less volatile investment option. For practical purposes, the...

11 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Property ‘power couple’ aims to help investors reach their goals

Hayley and Paul Andrews, a UK couple who have battled life-threatening illness to build a multi-million property portfolio, are now sharing...

09 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Development news – hotels seeking new uses and a major scheme in Wantage

A trio of hotels in Scotland which once catered for a significant number of coach tour guests are now up for...

09 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – what does wellness in design mean in 2020?

Moda is positioning itself as a pioneer within the BTR sector. From interior design to tech and vertical integration we are leading...

09 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Bringing on the next generation – course aims to boost construction intake

Construction of new buildings – on time, and in a smooth, unencumbered way, if possible – plays a vital role in...

06 November 2020

From: Breaking News

How much Capital Gains Tax do you have to pay when disposing of a property?

When you're disposing of a property, you’ll have to take certain things into consideration, from choosing an estate agent to sell...

04 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Asbestos: what are your responsibilities as a property owner?

It’s common knowledge that asbestos is a highly damaging group of microscopic fibres that can severely impact the health of our...

30 October 2020

From: Legislation, Regulation & Compliance

Part 2: retail to residential – will the high street need to change forever?

In Part 1, we asked whether other major retailers will follow John Lewis’s lead in moving into the world of building...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Part 1: retail to residential – has John Lewis set a precedent?

The high street was already struggling before the pandemic, but Covid-19 has perhaps sent it into terminal decline. High streets in major...

28 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Bringing people and places together - how can it be done in the new normal?

Roy Ledgister, founder and chief executive of the Convivia Group, is both a barrister and an entrepreneur. Originally qualifying as a solicitor and...

28 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Needed: documented evidence to support MMC, says expert

In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards more innovative methods of construction - such as off-site and modular - to...

26 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Leasehold Reform – the potential impact on landlords, developers and investors

On 21 July 2020, the Law Commission published its latest proposals to reform the law of leasehold. It was asked to make...

21 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – how does a Build to Rent development come to fruition?

Build to Rent (BTR) has been one of the property sector’s fastest-growing marketplaces in recent years – and continues to grow,...

19 October 2020

From: Breaking News

New government funding 'a small but vital step to boost UK market'

In a previous article for Property Investor Today, which you can read here, I highlighted the importance of utilising brownfield sites...

19 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Green homes - want to save the planet & improve your house using free money?

I have been a developer and landlord for over 25 years and, for my sins, ended up owning an estates and...

14 October 2020

From: Breaking News

When adding height, don’t forget about Rights to Light!

After spending so much time in our homes this year, many homeowners may be contemplating extending their properties to create some...

09 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Partnership to deliver eco-friendly modular homes in Neath

Modular housing company ilke Homes has partnered with developer Abode Waterstone to deliver six factory-built affordable homes on a site near...

07 October 2020

From: Breaking News

How to kickstart your property investment portfolio

The current stamp duty holiday provides a window of opportunity for property investors. It’s particularly good news for those just entering...

07 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Event roundup – Green Home Awards launched and landlord event heads online

Homebuilding & Renovating – which describes itself as the number one site for self-builders and home extenders – is launching its...

07 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Green property – organisation aims to remove plastic from construction

The housebuilding and development sectors have made big strides to becoming more environmentally-friendly and sustainable in recent years, but plenty more...

05 October 2020

From: Breaking News

New 976-bed accommodation opens in Leeds city centre

Unite Students, one of the UK's most prolific providers of student accommodation, has completed construction of its latest development worth £114...

02 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Building onwards and upwards - what do investors need to know?

With changes to the use class system and permitted development rights now in force, Christina Daniels and Marisia Beard of leading law firm...

30 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Development plans – waterside homes and accelerated funds

Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest proposals for development projects across the UK, from a new waterside development...

30 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Post-pandemic PBSA: how tech can increase flexibility and yields

The purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector is becoming increasingly flexible, accommodating different course lengths and formats, as well as the uncertainty...

28 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Live well for less? New Sainsbury’s/St George scheme in Hendon on the way

Work on a new mixed-use development in Hendon from developer St George and leading UK retailer Sainsbury’s will commence early next...

23 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Does high street decline represent opportunities for resi investors?

Covid-19 has furthered the decline of the high street and led to major city centres becoming virtual ghost towns as office...

18 September 2020

From: Breaking News

‘Exciting’ new growth for Midlands PRS developer acquired by real estate giant

European residential real estate giant Cordia International has acquired Birmingham-based, PRS-specialist developer Blackswan Property Limited. Cordia, a developer with interests across Hungary, Poland, Spain, Germany and Romania, is the...

11 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – historic properties, record lots and auction grievances

As we settle into a new month, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest news in the auction realm. Another...

11 September 2020

From: Breaking News

All aboard – historic station holiday home secured for future generations

England’s highest mainline railway station building, which doubles up as self-contained holiday accommodation, has been purchased by the Friends of the...

09 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Major BTR player rebrands Tipi to Quintain Living

One of the biggest investors in the fast-growing Build to Rent market is rebranding its ‘lifestyle-focused’ rental operator arm – in...

07 September 2020

From: Breaking News

Doing it differently – private developer transforms affordable housing

Affordable housing is very often a thorny bone of contention. Arbitrary government targets are regularly missed and this part of the...

04 September 2020

From: Breaking News

New luxury residence in Montenegro a potential boon for investors

Porto Montenegro, the luxury waterfront and yachting paradise in the Bay of Kotor, is expanding with the launch of a new...

31 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you be considering Tel Aviv?

A leading Israeli residential developer has officially entered the construction phase for ‘its most exciting project to date’, known as Port...

28 August 2020

From: Breaking News

South London garage transformed into £9.1m mixed-use development

A former MOT garage site and bus depot in South London has been transformed into a new residential and commercial development...

21 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Manchester’s ever-changing skyline – how has the city changed in recent years?

Along with Birmingham, Manchester has become the biggest investment hotspot outside of London in recent years as it has emerged from...

19 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Southern Grove’s £25m Lewisham housing scheme unveiled

Plans to provide dozens of affordable homes on a derelict site in Lewisham have been unveiled by developer Southern Grove. Part of...

19 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Moda Living partners with Utopi for smart Build to Rent technology

Build to Rent (BTR) developer Moda Living has struck a UK-wide partnership with technology provider Utopi to build a complete digital...

17 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Going green – modular housing firm the first carbon neutral housebuilder

A modular housing and technology company backed by the Rueben Brothers has become the world’s first housebuilder to achieve both the...

12 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Overseas property - is now the right time to invest in Cyprus?

There are historic ties between the UK and Cyprus, the country has dealt impressively – like its near neighbour Greece –...

07 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - why is Birmingham's property market booming?

Last week we ran a story on the latest part of the landmark Snow Hill Wharf scheme being launched to market...

05 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – should investors be building upwards?

In his ‘Build, Build, Build’ speech in Dudley last month, Boris Johnson set out a number of radical planning reforms. This...

31 July 2020

From: Breaking News

A Monopoly/Pokémon Go crossover – could this AR game help investors?

A new augmented reality game that lets players buy and sell real world properties has been launched by Krakow-based tech firm...

27 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Investors – should you be considering serviced accommodation?

Now, more than ever, property investors will be seeking safe havens and thriving markets which promise strong and reliable returns. Could...

22 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Update: major development in York and progress in Brighton

A leading UK specialist real estate lender and investor has agreed to provide Heworth Green Developments, under the North Star banner,...

17 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - what is the difference between co-living and BTR?

Before the coronavirus hit, Build to Rent was without question the property market's fastest-growing trend. While, like all parts of the...

17 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment in UK Build to Rent set for a sharp rebound, report finds

Multifamily (Build to Rent) housing is set to be the UK’s most resilient real estate sector, according to a report from...

13 July 2020

From: Breaking News

What did the Chancellor’s Summer Statement say about housing?

Investors buying homes worth up to £500,000 won’t have to pay stamp duty on these purchases until the end of March...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent bounces back - UNCLE opens its latest scheme in Wembley

Well-known rental brand UNCLE recently opened its fifth property within its rapidly expanding chain of serviced rental apartments. Made up of two...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Lessons of lockdown – Places for a changing world

As the UK gradually starts to emerge from lockdown, the reflective mood it has created is likely to continue in the...

10 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Development update: work commences on luxury apartments in Stretford

Initial work to restore a historic building to its former glory and bring luxury living space to Stretford, Greater Manchester, has...

08 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Birmingham’s BTR boom continues with Grainger’s latest scheme

Property developer Nikal recently announced that it has signed contracts with Grainger plc for the latest Build to Rent scheme to...

08 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Could the changes to UK planning laws lead to opportunities for investors?

In his major ‘new deal’ speech last week, where he stood in front of a lectern with the slogan of ‘Build,...

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Large-scale student home provider set to open latest scheme early

The Oaks – Student Roost’s 50th student accommodation, situated near Warwick University - is on course to open early, it has...

06 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Call for downsizer and second home stamp duty cuts to kickstart UK economy

A leading property market commentator suggests that an urgent review of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and Land and Buildings Transaction...

29 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 impact – will it lead to a rise in retail to resi conversions?

One of the biggest debates as we ease out of lockdown and come to terms with the new normal has revolved...

26 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - could Cyprus become the next investment hotspot post-pandemic?

As lockdown measures across Europe continue to ease, many investors will be thinking about their next move. With this in mind, we...

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Development – major schemes at Tottenham Hale & Jewellery Quarter

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t put a hold on major new developments and regeneration projects taking place across the UK. Here, we...

22 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Housing beyond lockdown: how can we create a positive legacy?

The last 12 or so weeks have been rather nerve-wracking for the property sector. The lockdown has raised many questions, from...

19 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Insight – which developers are driving the Build to Rent boom?

In part one, we looked at the major institutional investors ploughing money into the rapidly growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector. Here,...

17 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Major Salford Build to Rent scheme launches virtual tours and viewings

Moorfield Group’s Duet scheme, one of the newest Build to Rent developments to join the MediaCityUK skyline, has developed an all...

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Greening the market – new tie-up set to deliver eco-friendly homes

A leading modular housing company has partnered with housing provider Stonewater to deliver 120 affordable eco-homes to Hereford in a deal...

08 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Old Kent Road scheme gets the go-ahead from Southwark Council

The green light has been given by Southwark Council to developers Avanton and Urban & Provincial for the £130 million (GDV)...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

New developments - would you consider investing in Uruguay?

It’s not a country that receives much UK attention from a property investment, holiday or tourist point of view, overshadowed by...

03 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Investor insight - when and how to claim back overpaid stamp duty

Patrick Cannon, one of the UK’s leading tax barristers, explains why some property investors may be overpaying stamp duty charges. Buying a...

29 May 2020

From: Breaking News

How is the Build to Rent market adapting to lockdown and social distancing?

Build to Rent (BTR) was undoubtedly one of the property sector’s fastest-growing areas before Covid-19 took hold. But, like all other markets,...

04 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Why are HNWIs from developing markets investing in European assets?

The knock-on effects of the coronavirus – widespread panic, quarantine, falling oil prices, and weakening oil-dependent currencies like the Russian ruble – are...

27 April 2020

From: Breaking News

London Square and Clarion join forces on £90m West Croydon site

London Square Partners has sealed a deal on the St Michael’s Courtyard site in West Croydon to create a development with...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: how to buy a house when you can’t leave the house?

It’s a question many of us will have been asking ourselves when, during these lockdown times, we are all being asked...

17 April 2020

From: Breaking News

For sale – former Sevenoaks farmyard with potential for new homes conversion

BTF Partnership is offering for sale the Claydene Farm Development Site, a rural development opportunity with the potential for up to...

17 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A with Merilee Karr, Chair of the STAA – how will short-lets bounce back?

The coronavirus pandemic has put all aspects of normal life on hold for the time being, and has affected each and...

10 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Covid-19 – developers help out and firm reveals landlord & tenant obligations

The sense of us all being in this together continues, with the property industry very much continuing to play its part in...

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Heaton House Lofts to restore Birmingham’s 19th century heritage

Property developer Elevate Property Group has submitted plans to bring a derelict site in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter back to life in...

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Renovating dilapidated buildings – the best route for property investors?

Whilst the development of brand-new developments is one solution to the UK housing shortage, a much more obvious answer is the...

08 April 2020

From: Breaking News

New cloud-based operational management platform launched

Residential property consultancy Ringley has launched a new operational management platform for property owners to monetise services and spaces within their...

06 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Why the Build to Rent sector must invest in property management

We are all facing incredibly challenging times in light of the coronavirus pandemic, and when it comes to the Build to...

01 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Eco property - do all options need to be on the table for green developments?

One of the very few silver linings of the current coronavirus pandemic has been the seemingly positive impact lockdowns across the...

27 March 2020

From: Breaking News

A fine gesture – mixed-use scheme specialist offers space to tackle Covid-19

The LABS Collective – an entity comprising of three subsidiaries: LABS (co-working), STAY (residential) and HOST (events spaces) – has revealed...

25 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Galliard Homes records sales success with 50% of Shoreditch scheme sold

London property developer Galliard Homes, along with joint venture partners Cain International, McCourt, Vanke and The Estate Office Shoreditch, have announced...

25 March 2020

From: Breaking News

PBSA roundup – more student homes and a refinance deal

Property Investor Today focuses on two brand new purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) schemes from Future Generations and a refinance deal for...

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

New dance-inspired show home and FTB apartments launched in Battersea

Developer Avanton has launched a new dance-inspired show home and first-time buyer apartments at Coda in Battersea. The £260 million (GDV) mixed-use...

18 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Regeneration: former biscuit factory to be transformed into 1,500 homes

Under plans approved this week by Jules Pipe, the Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, the site of a former...

28 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Bricklane acquires large resi portfolio, including homes in Manchester

Residential property investment platform Bricklane has announced that it’s completed the acquisition of a portfolio of residential assets worth more than...

28 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent boom – report shows investment soaring across Europe

Investment in European multifamily (Build to Rent) markets throughout 2019 reached a near all-time high, according to JLL’s latest market insight. In...

24 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Galliard Homes and Apsley House achieve £70m of sales for Birmingham scheme

Birmingham development partners Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital have achieved £70 million worth of sales at their flagship apartment scheme,...

21 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Major trade body calls for Chancellor to make housing greener

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), one of the biggest and most influential trade bodies in the UK, has called...

21 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Algarve update – sustainable development to put Portugal on the map

Ombria Resort, the newest luxury resort and real estate development in the heart of the Algarve, has announced the launch of...

19 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Vauxhall and Nine Elms Battersea will come of age in 2021, JLL report claims

A new report from global real estate firm JLL has claimed that 2021 will be the year when the mammoth new...

17 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Major new development gets the go-ahead in Mumbai

A London and Mumbai-based architects’ firm has been appointed to design and deliver two new towers located on the Western Express...

05 February 2020

From: Breaking News

90% of Trilogy scheme sold with only six apartments remaining

Galliard Homes and Acorn Property Group, in association with Trinity House, have recorded sales success at their Trilogy development since its...

05 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A - talking conversions, Grade II-listed buildings and 2020 predictions

In this Q&A, Property Investor Today catches up with Charlie Baxter, managing director and co-founder of award-winning development manager Alchemi Group, to find out...

03 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Homebuilder installs first modular homes in Stoke-on-Trent

Modern homebuilder St. Modwen Homes has installed two new modular properties at its Victoria Park development in Stoke-on-Trent. The installation of the...

31 January 2020

From: Breaking News

North West investment: work begins on luxury Preston apartments

Initial work is set to begin this month on a new development in Preston, bringing much-needed city centre living space by transforming...

13 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A – what are the differences between UK Build to Rent and US Multifamily?

With Build to Rent the private rented sector’s fastest-growing marketplace, and a major consideration for an increasing number of institutional investors...

08 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Q&A  - will the built environment ever be completely digital?

To kick off the new year, we conduct a Q&A with Tzvete Doncheva, who looks after the PR and ecosystem building at Round...

06 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Merging sustainability and luxury – Six Senses set to launch first Alps resort

A new resort in the Austrian Alps, bringing together the principles of sustainability and well-being together with ultimate luxury, is set...

23 December 2019

From: Breaking News

UK’s regeneration hotspots revealed – and it’s Birmingham out in front

Birmingham has been revealed as the council area with the most opportunities for regeneration for investment of empty residential and commercial...

20 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Scape’s PBSA fund acquires Australian student portfolio

Scape, the global student living specialist, has acquired the Australian Urbanest portfolio (‘Urbanest’) of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) assets from M3...

16 December 2019

From: Breaking News

Development update – Hong Kong buyers invest big and hospital conversion to resi

Estate agent Aston Chase has revealed that it has achieved more than £25 million worth of sales to Hong Kong buyers...

22 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Why investors will be surprised by the benefits of tokenizing PBSA

Property Investor Today has previously looked at how Smartlands became the first company to tokenize property in the UK and asked whether fractional ownership and...

20 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Fancy living above Crossrail? Galliard Homes’ TCRW scheme launches

Leading property developer Galliard Homes has now launched TCRW – a landmark residential-led regeneration project fronting onto Oxford Street – in...

18 November 2019

From: Breaking News

New York, New York – what does the Big Apple’s property market look like?

It conjures up so many images – from that Sinatra song and the Statue of Liberty, to the bright lights of...

15 November 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration: what is the Canada Water Masterplan?

In the latest part of our series on London’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today finds out more about the dramatic plans...

13 November 2019

From: Breaking News

World’s tallest modular resi building nears completion – is it a game-changer?

Croydon, a part of South London which has given birth to world-famous models, musicians and artists including Kate Moss, Stormzy and...

06 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Historic Midlands hotel set to be transformed into modern apartments

A nearly 200-year old building in Stourbridge is set to be transformed into modern apartments after a property developer won planning...

06 November 2019

From: Breaking News

Rent controls cause damage to tenants, new research argues

New research has claimed that rent controls hurt tenants by drying up the supply of rental homes and in some cases...

04 November 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration: take me down to the Old Kent Road

Property Investor Today recently went to visit Old Kent Road, the ancient thoroughfare subject to a planned £10 billion regeneration. It’s...

30 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Is NIMBYism on the rise again?

New research from Churchill Home Insurance has revealed that nearly two million people have complained about planning permission applications since the...

30 October 2019

From: Breaking News

The affordable residential potential of warehouse conversions

London’s property landscape is forever shifting, both figuratively and literally. From terrace houses to high-rises, property developers have always sought out...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Insight: what are Chinese tenants looking for from a London rental property?

With approximately 120,250 Chinese people living in London, accounting for 1.5% of the capital's population, and many young Chinese people coming...

21 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Are modular homes the solution to the worldwide housing crisis?

With stories of housing crises crossing borders and seas, politicians, policymakers, architects, developers and housebuilders from across the world have been...

18 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Property management firm launches emergency fund for carbon-hungry properties

Newton Property, one of Scotland’s largest property factors, has announced an emergency building eco-improvements fund up to £100,000 per eligible property. Newton...

09 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Nottingham property investors receive large sum from bank to expand portfolio

Two experienced property investors have been handed £2 million by specialist lender Cambridge & Counties Bank to help fund the purchase...

04 October 2019

From: Breaking News

How can investors capitalise on mixed-use urban environments?

With towns and cities across the UK and the world largely becoming dense, mixed-use urban environments, how can investors take advantage...

27 September 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – Elephant & Castle: from shabby to chic?

In the latest part of our series focusing on London’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today zones in on the ongoing transformation...

25 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Eco-villages – will they soon be mainstream?

Property Investor Today was recently invited along to the 150th anniversary celebrations of renowned constructor Sir Robert McAlpine, where we met...

20 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Huge residential development opportunity brought to London market

An enormous 14.85 hectare site is being brought to the market after the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) instructed Avison Young to...

09 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Competition time! Here’s your chance to win tickets to London renovation show

The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show is returning to ExCel from 4-6 October 2019 - and we're delighted to offer our...

06 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Nine Elms regeneration – Embassy Gardens releases new luxury apartments

EcoWorld Ballymore recently released a new collection of two-bedroom apartments at their flagship Embassy Gardens development in Nine Elms, South London. This...

04 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Could a Norway-style sustainable living model be the future?

With climate change, global warming and environmental issues at the top of the news agenda, all industries are looking for ways...

02 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Hot development opportunities in Wales, says John Pye

Development opportunities across residential, mixed-use commercial and agricultural land in Wales will be on offer at John Pye Property’s online auction. The...

02 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Top tips - increasing the value of your home with a loft conversion

Neglecting your loft is easily done, with many people simply using it as a storage spot for bits and bobs that...

30 August 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – the transformation of the capital’s final industrial quarter

Following our piece on the ongoing works at Battersea Power Station and its environs, Property Investor Today this time explores the...

14 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Three police stations up for sale in Bond Wolfe auction

Bond Wolfe Auctions’ next sale will feature three former police stations. Put up for sale by West Midlands Police, the spacious properties...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – what is going on at Battersea Power Station?

Property Investor Today recently went to discover the latest goings-on at Battersea Power Station, part of central London’s largest regeneration area. One...

31 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Hereford buildings destroyed by fire set to reopen as luxury development

The local people of Hereford will finally get to see what has been achieved by Birmingham-based property developer Elevate Property Group...

12 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup: A range of investment opportunities in the Midlands

At Property Investor Today, we like to keep our readers updated with the latest happenings at the various auctions taking place...

28 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Greystar and Henderson Park reveal £101 million BTR tie-up

European investment platform Henderson Park and leading Build to Rent developer Greystar have announced the acquisition of a site at the...

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Hyde Park Gardens revealed as London’s top performing micro market

The latest research report by ultra-prime estate agent Beauchamp Estates has revealed that Hyde Park Gardens and the immediate area have been...

19 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Reach for the sky – UK’s tallest residential tower tops out

Property Investor Today was recently invited for a tour of the Landmark Pinnacle development in Canary Wharf, the tallest residential tower...

14 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Eight Staffordshire police properties available on market

Property consultancy Jon Flowith & Partners has been instructed to market eight former Staffordshire Police properties. The eight buildings – which can...

14 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Residential buildings account for only a tiny proportion of Green Belt development

Manchester has become the first place in England to develop more than a third of its Green Belt, analysis of new...

07 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Roll up, roll up - here’s your chance to win 2x free tickets to major renovation show

The Southern Homebuilding & Renovating Show is returning to Surrey between 29-30 June at Sandown Park racecourse. And here at Property...

22 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Beginnings of The Trilogy – a new BTR development launches in Manchester

A development of Build to Rent apartments in a regenerated part of Manchester has opened its doors, claiming to offer ‘unrivalled...

15 May 2019

From: Breaking News

New Sheffield development to be funded by crowdfunding platform

The funding launch of an ‘exciting new development’ in the Castlegate area of Sheffield was recently announced by Leeds-based property investment...

15 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Vilnius positions itself as the world’s latest PropTech hub

The capital of Lithuania is aiming to become the next major PropTech hub, with 2.5 million square metres of space dedicated...

15 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – is it the answer to the country’s housing crisis?

With Build to Rent the fastest-growing trend in the rental sector, Property Investor Today took the opportunity to visit one of...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Former Italian monastery on sale for only €1

It was recently revealed that a number of properties in a Sicilian hilltop town were on sale for just €1 to...

22 February 2019

From: Breaking News

French Alps experiences boom in new developments

There has been a surge in the number of new properties appearing in the French Alps. Erna Low Property has over a...

15 February 2019

From: Breaking News

More investment opportunities at Allsop’s February sale

Allsop’s next residential auction will see more than 300 lots auctioned at The InterContinental London Park Lane, London. The sale, which will...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Could transforming ex-retail premises into homes boost flagging high street?

Former retail premises could be the biggest untapped resource for new residential development, according to property software company MRI Software. The firm’s...

12 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Protecting your investments from going up in smoke

How can effective fire risk management help protect the value of your property investment?   When investing in property, potential ROI or yield...

21 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Clive Emson raises £28 million at autumn sale

Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers raised £28 million from 180 lots catalogued for its autumn auction. Its penultimate auction of 2018...

09 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Entire football ground up for sale in Greater Manchester

An estate agency is offering a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to buy the former ground of Flixton Football Club. The six...

07 November 2018

From: Breaking News

The pros and cons of buying a home in need of renovation

Buying a new home is a risk even when it doesn’t need renovating. By taking the chance on an unrenovated property,...

07 November 2018

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Erna Low Property launches new developments in French Alps

Erna Low Property has launched new developments in three French Alps ski resorts, all of which are in small villages part...

03 October 2018

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Berlin property market shows strong price growth

Berlin, which next year marks its 30th anniversary as a re-unified city, has witnessed strong price growth over the last five...

21 September 2018

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Rental prices boom in West London’s development hotspots

Strong price growth across a number of West London boroughs has been reported by rental brand Residently. W12, which covers the thriving...

17 August 2018

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Variety is key for achieving high sales, says auctioneer

Almost £20 million was raised at a sale by Clive Emson Auctioneers, revealing that variety remains the key during uncertain market...

03 August 2018

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Brits continue to be the top foreign buyers in France despite Brexit

Britons still top the numbers of foreign buyers purchasing homes in France, according to new research by BNP Paribas. What’s more, as...

25 July 2018

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Church buildings help to drive Sheffield-based auction

Sales of more than £5 million were driven by three vacant church buildings at a recent auction held by Sheffield-based property...

18 July 2018

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Property guardians – is this the future of renting in London?

As a reaction to (and by-product of) London’s housing crisis, there has been a rise in recent years in the number...

27 June 2018

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BidX1 posts strong success rate at second auction

BidX1, the pioneering online auction house, raised more than £2 million from its second UK auction, posting a 70% success rate...

09 May 2018

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Green credentials of a building increasingly important to tenants

Over four in ten tenants (42%) consider how eco-friendly a building is when choosing a rental property, according to recent research...

04 May 2018

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Nuneaton chippy goes under the hammer at Loveitts auction

A popular Nuneaton chippy is one of the lots being sold by Loveitts at its next auction in Coventry. Hungry investors will...

04 May 2018

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Research reveals London’s hidden gems

London’s hidden property gems have been uncovered by new research from Knight Frank, which has identified a host of Grade 1...

02 May 2018

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Mallorca agency offers holiday villas on Sir Richard Branson's private estate

Three exclusive holiday villas on Sir Richard Branson's own private estate, Son Bunyola, will be offered by Engel & Völkers after...

05 April 2018

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High value lots dominate Allsop’s first auction of 2018

Allsop’s first residential auction of 2018 raised over £75 million, with the sale success of high value lots helping to boost...

28 February 2018

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Farm conversions fall by 20% in a year

Research by peer-to-peer platform Lendy has revealed that the number of conversions of farm buildings into new homes fell by 20%...

23 February 2018

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Auction roundup: February 2018

February has already seen strong auction activity across the board, with many lots snapped up and sold at whopping prices well...

14 February 2018

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New-build luxury London homes could outlast existing properties on the market

New-build developments in the capital’s most popular areas could remain on the market for longer and be sold with higher discounts...

09 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Three Off-Plan Investments in Birmingham Selling Fast

Recently named as the most rapidly improving locations in the UK – investment in the UK’s second city shows no sign...

08 February 2018

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How to transform a property for under £5,000

Michael Holmes, spokesperson for The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show (22-25 March 2018, NEC, Birmingham), shares his secrets on how to...

18 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Together provides over £800k for block development

Specialist lender Together is granting over £800,000 to buy and develop an idle office block, enabling a development company to expand...

01 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Top French ski properties to invest in next year

With average French mortgage rates held at a low of 1.5%, now is still a good time to invest in a...

20 October 2017

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CLA accuses government of an “abdication of responsibility”

The CLA has condemned the government for an ‘abdication of responsibility’ over new energy efficiency rules for listed buildings. In a damning...

11 October 2017

From: Breaking News

New barn conversions drop 34% in six months

The number of agricultural to residential conversions in the UK has dropped from 574 in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016...

27 September 2017

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Proposals put forward for Bournemouth’s Winter Gardens site

The rejuvenation plans for one of Bournemouth’s most famous locations have moved a step closer after the submission of a planning...

20 September 2017

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Scotland experiences strongest property market since 2008

Scotland's property market is at its strongest since 2008, despite the EU Referendum, this year’s general election, higher tax rates than the...

15 September 2017

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Sheraton Park scheme to provide homes for Durham University students

A 25-year lease has been signed between Durham University and Lothbury Investment Management, on behalf of Lothbury Property Trust, on its...

12 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Understanding MEES – a guide for landlords

In just a few months the minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) for commercially rented properties will come into force. From 1 April...

09 August 2017

From: Breaking News

New cladding tests reveal further safety failings

Cladding used on 111 high-rise blocks across Britain, 90 of which are owned or managed by social housing providers, have now...

07 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Home, buildings and critical illness protection: Do you have enough?

If you’re not fully covered when it comes to protecting your home and health then you’re not alone. A recent UK...

03 August 2017

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Independent inquiry: Grenfell exposed a ‘systemic failure’ of building regulation

The government’s decision to launch an independent review of building regulations after tests showed that at least 82 residential high-rises use...

01 August 2017

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LGA calls for building regulation review after Grenfell Tower tragedy

The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling on central government to launch an ‘urgent and immediate’ review of building regulations following...

20 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Mayor of London urged to speed up housebuilding process

The mayor of London’s plan to build an additional 50,000 affordable homes across the capital’s 33 local authority districts over the...

20 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Minimum energy efficiency standards for rented properties – are you ready?

If you are a buy-to-let investor you are may be required to take action to ensure that your rental properties comply...

11 July 2017

From: Breaking News

‘Exciting’ auction catalogue of over 330 lots ‘provide opportunity for investors’

More than 330 residential properties will go under the hammer in central London next week, including several sites with permitted development...

11 July 2017

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Private landlords and developers urged to check cladding after Grenfell Tower fire

Council chiefs are urging all private landlords and developers to check the cladding on any buildings they own in Plymouth following...

11 July 2017

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Commercial property investors turn attention to industrial market

Commercial property investors across the UK are turning their attention to the industrial market, which has seen a rise in transactions...

22 June 2017

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Andermatt is a hidden gem, says first British buyer at Swiss ski resort

The first British purchaser of property at Swiss ski resort Andermatt Swiss Alps says she has been ‘blown away’ by how...

14 June 2017

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Steve Cox - Business Account Manager

Alan Boswell Group’s Steve Cox tells us a bit more about himself, and why the company’s landlord insurance is market-leading. Tell us...

09 June 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

Fife’s housing market remains ‘strong and resilient’

The residential property market in Fife continues to flourish following a strong start to the year thanks to growing buyer confidence,...

23 May 2017

From: Breaking News

Franz-Xaver Simmen, CEO of Andermatt Swiss Alps

Who are you? Franz-Xaver Simmen What does it say on your business card? CEO of Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, responsible for the development, planning...

26 April 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

Investors drawn to the largest development in the Alps

Property investors are increasingly taking note of a new ski resort development situated in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Andermatt Swiss...

14 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Sharp’s new European HQ will be an ‘economic catalyst’ for Rhymney

Rhymney received a major boost this week when it was announced that bio-tech business Sharp Clinical Services will be setting up...

07 April 2017

From: Breaking News

New plans for waterside development as part of £5.5bn regeneration scheme

A planning application has been submitted by Peel Land and the Regenda Group to develop a £21m residential tower as part...

06 April 2017

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Go-ahead for £400m Kingston town centre regeneration scheme

Planning consent has been approved for the £400m regeneration of Kingston town centre’s Eden Walk shopping centre in west London. Joint developers...

03 April 2017

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Investors invited to help solve London’s growing housing crisis

Investors are being offered an opportunity to play their own small part in solving London’s worsening crisis by investing in a...

21 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Leeds continues to attract ‘strong interest’ from investors

With high demand from tenants continuing to place upward pressure on rents, a growing number of national and international investors are...

16 March 2017

From: Breaking News

No measures to plug VAT ‘inequality’ between new builds and renovations

There were calls ahead of yesterday’s Budget statement for the chancellor Philip Hammond to announce fresh measures to plug the ‘inequality’...

09 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Is it time to adopt an eco-friendly investment strategy?

Investing in residential properties can be a great way to accumulate wealth. But before parting with your cash, an investment strategy...

01 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Number of office to residential conversions drops 19% year-on-year

A lack of funding and uncertainty over Brexit contributed to a sharp decline in the volume of office to residential conversions...

21 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Private property investors clearly have ‘deep pockets’

The final results are in and after taking post-auction sales into consideration, the result from Allsop’s final commercial sale of 2016...

10 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong appetite for self-build in Scotland

There is growing appetite for self-build homes north of the border, as the benefits, both in terms of lifestyle and costs,...

08 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Major Leeds South Bank project moves a step closer

Initial plans for a £350m mixed-use scheme that would include Leeds’ tallest tower have moved a step closer to becoming reality...

03 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Glasgow sees strong take-up

Glasgow saw strong levels of office take-up last year, surpassing the 10-year annual average of 500,000 sq ft within the first...

18 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Plans for £300m development on former Vauxhall site gets go-ahead

A proposal to transform part of the 24.5 hectare former Vauxhall car plant site in Luton into a £300m plus mixed-use...

17 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong investor demand for retail property

Retail property is currently one of the hottest sectors in demand from investors as they seek higher yielding assets that are...

22 December 2016

From: Breaking News

UK property sales to fall as tax changes and economic uncertainty deter investors

Fewer people are expected to invest in residential property in 2017, as tax changes and economic uncertainty deter many property investors...

19 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Property investor targets growth near railway stations

Palace Capital has revealed plans to target the acquisition of buildings near city centre train stations that offer plenty of room...

14 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Replacing stamp duty in Scotland has been ‘operationally successful’

The introduction of a new tax to replace stamp duty in Scotland has so far proved successful, but a Holyrood committee...

13 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Change and uncertainty has contributed to ‘slowdown in market activity’

The housing market is currently seeing more cautious behaviour by property investors due to greater political and economic uncertainty, according to...

29 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Plans approved for £100m regeneration scheme in Wolverton

Wolverton Works, a £100m regeneration project which will be located in the constituent town of Milton Keynes, has received planning permission St....

24 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Major acquisition demonstrates ‘continued investor demand for London’

Undeterred by the news of Brexit, investors from across the world were attracted by the long term secure income and exceptional...

23 November 2016

From: Breaking News

The Fife property market continues to thrive

The housing market in Fife continues to go from strength to strength on the back of strong buyer confidence, particularly in...

04 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Scottish property prices rise £4.3% year-on-year

The average price of a residential property in Scotland rose by 4.3% in the 12 months to August 2016, fresh figures...

29 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Liverpool’s Royal Liver building set to attract strong interest from investors

One of Britain’s most iconic buildings looks set to attract strong interest from both national and international property investors after being...

18 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Property industry welcomes government’s £5bn building fund

The government’s plan to tackle the housing shortage by building 25,000 new homes using a £3bn Home Building Fund has been broadly...

08 October 2016

From: Breaking News

High demand for ‘sensibly priced’ properties

Allsop continued to demonstrate market buoyancy last week posting a £56m total from its September residential auction sale, thanks to what...

27 September 2016

From: Breaking News

The strongest global housing markets unveiled

Residential property prices continued to boom in some parts of the world, with the five strongest housing markets in Global Property...

23 September 2016

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Fresh help for thousands of investors who lost fortunes in Spanish property crash

British investors who lost big deposits in the Spanish property crash have been given fresh hope of getting back their money. As...

21 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Scottish property market hampered by LBTT

Scotland’s housebuilding industry has expressed concern over the impact of the land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) following its introduction in...

31 August 2016

From: Breaking News

Housing shortage drives up Barcelona property prices

A chronic shortage of properties continues to push house prices upwards across Barcelona, according to a new report. The report from CBRE reveals...

28 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Average Scottish house price down 2.3%

The average price of a residential property in Scotland fell by 2.3% during the second quarter of the year compared with...

28 July 2016

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Auction success demonstrates ‘continued confidence in property’

More than 150 homes were sold under the hammer in London last week, acting as a strong indication that investor demand...

26 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Brexit set to fuel demand for US property ‘as a safe haven’

The Brexit fallout is testing the faith of property investors in the UK which could lead to greater interest in US...

18 July 2016

From: Breaking News

Allsop Residential catalogue now available to view online

Allsop Residential’s July UK residential catalogue is now available to view online.  The sale, which will be held on Wednesday 20th July...

07 July 2016

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Property shares plummet as third UK property fund suspends trading

UK property shares fell sharply yesterday amid growing uncertainty following the EU referendum vote and the suspension of trading in three...

06 July 2016

From: Breaking News

‘Frantic’ bidding from investors helps sales exceed guide prices

Auctions continue to prove to be an attractive and successful format with sales at Cheffins’ latest auction far exceeding guide prices. Cambridgeshire...

06 July 2016

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Lisbon property sales soar

There has been a significant increase in the number of homes sold in Lisbon in recent years as the Portuguese capital...

23 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Major portfolio for sale in Fife

One of the largest ever portfolios of farms has been launched onto the market by Scottish property consultancy, CKD Galbraith. Located in...

20 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Cambridge landmark to be sold under the hammer

The Bulls Dairies building, one-time suppliers of Jersey Milk to the local residents in Cambridge, is to be sold at auction...

17 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Scottish landlords unprepared for changes to energy efficiency

With a new set of energy efficiency regulations set to be introduced in Scotland later this year, commercial property owners north...

17 May 2016

From: Breaking News

London lacks affordable office space

There remains a severe shortage of affordable office space in the capital despite the fact that London office starts have soared...

16 May 2016

From: Breaking News

Greater demand for small holdings in Scotland

There has been a notable rise in demand for small holdings and rural properties with land in Scotland, reflecting the fact...

20 April 2016

From: Breaking News

North West housing firm to invest heavily in Liverpool city centre

The Regenda Group, one of the North West's leading housing firms, is heading back to its Liverpool roots with a major...

03 February 2016

From: Breaking News

Planning permission granted for new stadium and 648 new homes

Hounslow Borough Council has granted planning permission to Prime Place and Brentford Football Club to deliver a new 20,000 capacity football...

15 December 2015

From: Breaking News

Perils of owning a listed building

Owning a beautiful listing has some surprising restrictions which impending buyers and investors should be aware of, reveals The Listed Property...

03 December 2015

From: Breaking News

Is new housing legislation doing more harm than good?

The government will be extending mandatory licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in order to raise the standards in the...

26 November 2015

From: Breaking News

Birmingham's investment boom gathers pace

England's second city is continuing to attract the interest of investors, with two more office buildings being snapped up in central...

09 October 2015

From: Breaking News

Software giant announces PRS software solution

Qube Global Software has announced that it has developed a unified management tool for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) model.  The tool...

18 September 2015

From: Breaking News

LendInvest unveils new 'visual identity'

Leading peer-to-peer lending platform LendInvest has unveiled a new look. The rebranding, which includes a new logo and website, aims to...

11 September 2015

From: Breaking News

Derelict site in West London to undergo transformation

A disused site in Hayes, West London is set to be redeveloped, attracting new jobs and companies to the borough.  Prologis, the...

10 August 2015

From: Breaking News

Former Met Police headquarters sold for £110m

An Indian billionaire has purchased Great Scotland Yard – the home of the Metropolitan Police until 1890 – from Galliard Group...

28 July 2015

From: Breaking News

Former BBC site to be redeveloped by Bruntwood and Select Property Group

Select Property Group has joined forces with property company Bruntwood to redevelop a former BBC site in Manchester’s city centre.  Select has...

21 July 2015

From: Breaking News

Know your building’s always in safe hands with HomeLet

As a landlord, you know the risks associated with owning a property, and you therefore know that it’s essential to make...

03 July 2015

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Select Property Group boosts portfolio with dual acquisition

Two prime city centre sites in York and Glasgow have been acquired by Select Property Group. Combined, the sites have a...

26 June 2015

From: Breaking News

Right to Buy a cynical ploy for more votes, planning expert argues

A town planning expert from Birmingham City University has warned that reviving the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme is simply a cynical...

05 June 2015

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