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KEYWORD "City Council" - 100 RESULTS
Big city review of Short Lets and Airbnb restrictions

A review of Edinburgh’s controversial short term lets licensing will take place this summer. City councillors agreed to publicly consult on the...

27 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Regeneration experts pledge new neighbourhood in capital city

Investors looking for the next hot location will keep an eye on a new residential neighbourhood promised by a real estate...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Brownfield Land Development to be easier, pledges government

Building homes on brownfield land will be turbocharged under a major shake-up to planning rules promised by the UK government. Every council...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Ex-council properties and sites go under the hammer this week

Commercial properties and development sites across the UK, from Bolton to Birmingham, Sheffield to Stoke-on-Trent and Kettering to Wolverhampton, will feature...

06 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Near-bankrupt council to sell property portfolio at auction

Birmingham council, which last autumn declared itself effectively bankrupt, has instructed retained auctioneers Bond Wolfe to put 29 disused properties, investments,...

18 January 2024

From: Breaking News

UK’s Silicon Valley set to see explosion of property investment

The government is pushing ahead with controversial plans which, if they come to fruition, will make Cambridge the so-called Silicon Valley...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Construction starts on 109 home development on disused land

Top ten homebuilder, Keepmoat, has begun construction of its new housing development, Synergy, in Halton Moor, which is to be built...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Salboy to bring 560 new homes to Manchester city centre

Property development and funding company, Salboy, has acquired the former site of the Boddingtons Brewery. The scheme is part of Manchester City...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - top 5 urban regeneration hotspots in 2023

Buying a property in areas actively undergoing urban regeneration can offer a good investment opportunity for purchasers looking to get onto...

23 November 2022

From: Breaking News

It’s a deal – Ingenious agrees bridging loan in Digbeth, Birmingham

Ingenious has announced that Ingenious Real Estate Finance has completed a bridging loan deal with Cole Waterhouse to support its development of a...

26 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning for a mixed use development in Leeds is submitted to Council

Build-to-rent (BTR) developer and operator, PLATFORM_, recently submitted a planning application to Leeds City Council.  The submission included plans to build a 1.3...

14 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Brownfield remediation: The Answer to the UK’s Growing Inner-City Populations?

The UK has seen a rapid uptick in its population over the last two decades. To put it into perspective, between...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Investors – where are the UK’s best locations for regeneration?

At PIT, we have regularly focused on stories surrounding regeneration and the impact this has on investment. Very often, an area that...

17 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning permission for new £85m BTR scheme in Leeds

Leeds City Council yesterday granted a resolution to approve a full planning permission to a national developer for a new Build to...

12 August 2022

From: Breaking News

BTR growth - from Stratford and Sheffield to Reading

In this latest BTR roundup, PIT explores the opening date for a scheme in Olympic hub Stratford, work beginning on the...

05 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Wholesome homes – 1,200 new units for London’s rough sleepers

Since 2016, City Hall services have closely worked with councils and charities to assist 12,000 homeless people into safe, long-term accommodation. The...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Keys to the council - Hill Group gifts SoloHaus to house the homeless

An initiative by award-winning housebuilder, The Hill Group, saw that keys were officially handed over for six SoloHaus to Southend-on-Sea City...

15 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Clowes Developments – who are Derby County FC’s proposed new owners?

Not for the first time, the worlds of property and football have collided with the proposed takeover of beleaguered Derby County...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

The £3 billion transformation of Queensway – what exactly are the plans?

Last week the £3 billion vision for the future of Queensway in West London was unveiled, including Parisian-style street pavilions, significant...

01 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – soaring revenues and a time warp house for sale

It’s success galore for this week’s auction roundup, with Bond Wolfe witnessing revenue growth of over £23 million at its second...

08 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Planning update – approval for homes in Hastings, Manchester & Norfolk

In this mini update, PIT looks at the latest in planning applications, with affordable factory-built homes in Hastings, high-quality homes anticipated...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Empty homes could ease housing shortage - how could investors help?

A trade body has claimed that new financial incentives are needed to bring thousands of empty homes back into use and give...

02 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Council launches development firm to boost number of new Manchester homes

A housing development company wholly owned by Manchester City Council was formally launched late last week (Friday February 4) in order...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – 10-year milestones, suburban BTR and new-build loans

This week’s development roundup highlights the latest in development and investment, from Elevate Property Group’s decade-long run and Legal & General’s...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Birmingham - why Europe's youngest city is a hub for students and young professionals

In this guest piece, Marcus Blake, managing director of Berkeley St George City & St Joseph, sets out why the UK's...

19 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Council partners with modular firm to tackle homelessness

Cornwall Council has entered into a landmark deal to buy SoloHaus ‘micro homes’ from The Hill Group to help tackle the...

17 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from BTR portfolios to resi partnerships

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development and investment news, featuring Avanton’s breakout into the BTR sector...

14 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Development update – a ‘five-star' PBSA and breaking ground in Bristol

This week, Property Investor Today takes a look at the latest development news, from an architect's pledge to design a hotel-style student...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – new hires, enormous sales and a Rapunzel tower

This week’s auction roundup is a mixed bag, so to speak, with Savills announcing its new head of auctions and Propertymark...

05 November 2021

From: Breaking News

 Godwin submits revised proposals for scheme in central Worcester

Property developer Godwin Developments, working in partnership with Lowesmoor Regeneration Ltd, has submitted amended proposals for its waterside mixed-used scheme Lowesmoor...

15 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – Notts scheme update, single-family homes and lets with pets

Plans for the latest phase of The Island Quarter development were approved by Nottingham City Council. The approved plans are set to...

29 September 2021

From: Breaking News

 The Student Hotel - Scotland’s largest 500-room hotel is on the way

Candleriggs Square is undergoing a £300 million transformation that is the first of its kind in the UK.  Plans for the The...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from sky high flats to steel panel factories

A development of 21 flats in Hanley was given the green light in a bid to regenerate the area. ALB Group put...

17 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – the all-stars of August auctions

Although summer is winding down, the world of property auctions is still very much active, with data from iamsold revealing that...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Developers are granted £150m to deliver West Bar scheme

The West Bar development in Sheffield has been granted full planning approval meaning that construction work can begin within a few months....

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Regional update – Sheffield and Nottingham to receive major schemes

A national property developer with a focus on residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes, in partnership with both the public and private...

20 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Hull regeneration – construction begins at major new scheme

Construction work is now officially underway to bring over 500 new homes to a key regeneration site in Hull.   Housebuilder Strata Homes...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – from public toilets to historic wineries

This week’s auction roundup sees record toppers from Bond Wolfe Auctions and Strettons, a particularly unusual lot on sale via Pugh, and...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – redevelopment schemes and a modular focus

Dover District Council has approved Etopia Homes’ plans to deliver 50 eco-friendly homes on a site in Eastry, Kent. Situated on Gore...

26 July 2021

From: Breaking News

The Smithfield Birmingham – what is the development all about?

A major new development in Birmingham reached a significant milestone yesterday as Lendlease and the City Council finalised a joint venture...

30 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Planning update – new homes in Ireland and a major partnership

Rula Homes has secured planning consent from Wakefield Council to deliver 77 affordable new homes on a 5.76-acre site at City...

16 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Onto the south – ilke Homes secures major development site in Exeter

Leading modular housing company ilke Homes has secured a development site for 165 new homes on Phase 2, Exmouth Junction, Exeter...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

PBSA plans – high-quality living set for Nottingham and the Netherlands

A residential and commercial property developer has submitted proposals for a 692-unit purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) scheme in Nottingham city centre. Godwin...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – major Liverpool and Wokingham schemes underway

Multi-specialist banks Leumi UK and NatWest have teamed up on a 50/50 club facility to help deliver Galliard Homes’ Tottenham Court...

12 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Birmingham’s Gun Quarter – is it the city’s latest hotspot?

One of Birmingham’s most distinctive areas, which is looking to escape from its manufacturing past and transform itself into one of...

09 April 2021

From: Breaking News

PropTech – digitising applications and ‘first of its kind’ agent platform launches

Tech company The Future Fox has received funding from Innovate UK and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to...

29 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – luxury living in Berkshire and eco-friendly homes in Brum

Housebuilder Kebbell has unveiled its new Berkshire scheme of luxury apartments, Osborne House, which hosts six spacious, three-bedroom apartments located near the...

22 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Roundup – Liverpool’s £100m waterfront project & new BTR scheme in Sheffield

Liverpool-based global property developer Romal Capital has reinforced its commitment to Liverpool’s Central Docks by committing £100 million to transform the derelict brownfield...

17 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev update – affordable scheme in Castleford and a derelict home in SJW 

Work has commenced on a £9.2 million housing scheme in Castleford, West Yorkshire, which will transform a brownfield site into high-quality,...

15 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Post-Budget BTL hacks - advice for investors to beat the stamp duty chaos

Investors trying to expand their portfolios can avoid delays caused by residential buyers taking advantage of the Chancellor's stamp duty extension by using four 'buy-to-let hacks', according to broker Mortgages...

10 March 2021

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Cladding roundup – BTR re-cladding and the declining appeal of flats

LaSalle Investment Management has become the first institutional investment landlord in the UK to complete re-cladding at a cost in excess...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Update – Sheffield regen, RAF ‘garden village’ and Bloomsbury office to resi

In this bumper development roundup, PIT explores regeneration projects in Sheffield, office to residential conversions in high-end Bloomsbury and schemes providing...

05 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – should Nottingham be on your radar?

Commuters looking to relocate from London and other major cities could be considering Nottingham as a go-to location due to its...

24 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev update – plans exchanged for new homes in Croydon and Glasgow

Planning consent has been granted by Glasgow City Council to affordable housing developer Swan Group to build 151 new homes in...

03 February 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR update – Goldman Sachs grows, L&G expands, new scheme in Brum

Despite the introduction of Lockdown 3.0, the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) market shows no signs of slowing down, with acquisitions,...

13 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – ending 2020 on a high note!

With tighter Covid restrictions throughout the UK, concerns surrounding the pandemic spike once again. However, property auctions continue to prevail during...

18 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Permission granted! 80 eco-friendly Manchester homes get 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

Major resi conversion green lit in Birmingham as part of regen scheme

Claremont Property Group has been granted approval for the regeneration of 55 Holloway Head, with the historic ‘flatted factory’ in Birmingham...

18 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

BTR update – new schemes from Glasgow to Exeter

The team behind Glasgow’s first major city centre Build to Rent (BTR) development has now successfully delivered another multi-million pound BTR...

30 October 2020

From: Breaking News

ilke Homes set to regenerate Nottinghamshire brownfield site

ilke Homes has been selected by Nottinghamshire City Council to deliver up to 140 homes on a brownfield site in Arnold. The...

21 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Development – from the former home of Coventry’s mayor to Nottingham’s boom

In this development update, PIT explores the fascinating history of a Victorian villa in Coventry – which is being developed into...

21 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – why investors should be considering Preston

Earlier this year, we ran a number of stories on Preston’s burgeoning reputation as a property investment hotbed, including one about...

19 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – Luxury hotels and iconic partnerships

This week, we provide a rundown of the latest auction news, from a one-of-a-kind hotel business site up for sale in...

02 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Development: last phase of The Silk District and new approach to later living

Despite the many challenges posed by Covid, new housing schemes, developments and initiatives continue unabated. Here, Property Investor Today explores the latest...

21 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

Auction roundup – the largest remote sale and a bumper catalogue

From one of the largest online auctions to a 63-lot sale, Property Investor Today provides a brief overview of the latest...

02 September 2020

From: Breaking News

The birth of Build to Rent – how did it become the PRS’s biggest trend?

Before the pandemic struck, Build to Rent (BTR) was undeniably the property market’s fastest-growing trend. Many expect it to recover quickly,...

26 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

New development – go-ahead for 56 new apartments in Longbridge

The dedicated housebuilding arm of developer St. Modwen has secured approval for 56 new apartments in Longbridge Town Centre. St. Modwen Homes...

05 August 2020

From: Breaking News

Development round-up: Notts scheme closer, new PBSA site in Edinburgh

One of the biggest city centre regeneration schemes in the UK moved a step closer last week (July 24) as a...

31 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed – planning granted for London’s first Covid-compliant mixed-use scheme

Planning permission has been received from Westminster City Council for Mayfair’s first ‘Covid-19 compliant’ mixed-use development. The scheme at 82 Mount Street,...

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

The new way forward? Salford’s first virtual committee approves scheme

Two brownfield sites overlooking the River Irwell are set to be converted into 500 apartments for sale and private rent after...

20 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Legal & General unveils plans for a new £150m BTR scheme in Sheffield

Financial services company and leading provider of Build to Rent (BTR) homes Legal & General has announced that it is investing...

04 May 2020

From: Breaking News

Development: former Gosforth hospital to be converted into luxury homes

Lok Developments, part of Newcastle-based property, construction and development firm Morton Group, has completed a £17million refinancing deal for its luxury...

29 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Moda Living submits plans for £258m Birmingham development

Even in these troubled times, development work is still ongoing where it is safe and possible to do so, as evidenced...

01 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Eutopia gets the go-ahead on former Network Rail site in Exeter

Eutopia Homes, a developer specialising in mid-market homes for rent and for sale, has secured planning permission for a new sustainable...

23 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from riverside London to the Northern Gateway

In this latest roundup of development news, we zone in on a Grade-II listed Georgian warehouse next to the oldest pub...

18 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Landmark Moda Living BTR development in Hove gets the go-ahead

The green light has been given for Moda Living’s ‘landmark’ £260 million Build to Rent neighbourhood in Hove.   Moda Living, which...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Regeneration of The Chocolate Factory to bring 140 new homes to Bristol

Developers have worked with Bristol City Council to ensure The Chocolate Factory in Greenbank, Bristol, will have a thriving community and...

11 March 2020

From: Breaking News

BTR update – Moda Living prepares for major new Birmingham project

The UK’s second city could see its Build to Rent (BTR) portfolio grow further after plans were announced for a new...

21 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Airbnb and Build to Rent – are they the rental market’s two biggest trends?

With recently released figures revealing Airbnb’s huge reach across the country and Build to Rent’s rapid growth, Property Investor Today analyses...

07 February 2020

From: Breaking News

New £165 million development in Birmingham gets the go-ahead

Galliard and Apsley have been given the green light from Birmingham City Council for a new £165 million scheme. The joint venture...

03 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: top tax tips for investors in short-term rentals

The short-let rental market is booming, despite controversy and opposition around the world. In recent months, we have covered both the...

29 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Preston insight – why is the city perfect for investors?

Last week we covered the initial works being started on a new luxury development in Preston, redeveloped by Wigan-based property developer...

17 January 2020

From: Breaking News

What would Everton’s new stadium mean for Goodison Park?

Goodison Park, the home of Everton FC since 1892, is set to be converted into ‘high-quality, affordable housing’ and other uses...

03 January 2020

From: Breaking News

Benedict’s Gate student residence opens show room

Alumnno and Fresh Student Living are launching the first show room at their Benedict’s Gate student residence. Contractors HG Construction is making...

28 October 2019

From: Breaking News

PBSA growth: another student development for Alumno Group in Norwich

A funding agreement has been reached between Alumno Group and Curlew Capital on the former’s new student accommodation development at Benedict’s...

07 October 2019

From: Breaking News

‘Half an island’ goes under the hammer at £4.5m auction

Half an island in the River Don, and a number of other land lots, sold for at least double their guide...

18 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Auction roundup – money raised at BidX1 and Clive Emson auctions

Property Investor Today provides another auction roundup, with BidX1 breaking its record of most bids received and Clive Emson raising a...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

European cities join together to demand EU help for dealing with short-let boom

Ten cities in Europe have asked for more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other short-let holiday rental websites....

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

What do landlords need to know about the deposit cap?

The Tenant Fees Act, better known simply as the tenant fees ban, is coming into force from June 1 2019. It...

24 May 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Why is Manchester one of Europe’s fastest growing cities?

Manchester City Council recently released its annual State of the City Report for 2018, which officially confirmed that Manchester’s economic growth...

08 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Legal & General’s first BTR scheme in Glasgow to meet growing demand

Legal & General has exchanged contracts on its first Build to Rent (BTR) scheme in Scotland. In a bid to meet the...

01 February 2019

From: Breaking News

England’s empty homes crisis laid bare by new research

More than 600,000 homes remain empty across England, research carried out by quick sale site Good Move has revealed. The study found...

09 November 2018

From: Breaking News

New £2 billion property investment portfolio launched by government department

A new £2 billion property investment portfolio was this week launched by the Department for International Trade. It’s hoped the £2 billion...

19 October 2018

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Property developer handed eight-year ban for poor record-keeping

A property developer based in Plymouth has been handed an eight-year ban from running companies after failing to keep adequate records...

04 July 2018

From: Breaking News

Nottingham’s first large Build to Rent project gets underway

Nottingham’s first major Build to Rent scheme, the 350-apartment Saffron Court project, has started development. The scheme, designed by architects maber and...

20 June 2018

From: Breaking News

SDL's May auction raises more than £16.4 million

SDL Auctions Bigwood’s May auction, held at Aston Villa FC's Villa Park ground, raised more than £16.4 million, driven by strong bidding for...

30 May 2018

From: Breaking News

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