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Black History Month - breaking down barriers and improving diversity

In part 2 of our Black History Month investor special, we speak to Stephanie Taylor, co-founder of property management and development...

18 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Secrets to choosing the right contractor for your development project

There are plenty of horror stories about contractors not finishing jobs, running out of money, going bust, causing delays, charging for...

13 October 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

Potential ‘landmines’ in the Fire Safety Act revealed by property expert

Fire door inspections and compartmentation will be the next ‘landmine’ in the building safety saga, a property consultancy expert has warned. New...

06 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The great UK construction contractor payment overhaul - what's it about?

According to a recent Deloitte report, the construction sector accounts for the highest number of insolvencies compared to any other sector,...

27 August 2021

From: Breaking News

What you need to know to get finance for your property development project

Why would a commercial lender give you money for a small-scale property development project? The answer is … profit. They’ll typically...

18 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Being a successful property developer means being a Branson

If you take a look at the Virgin website you’ll see an impressive (and varied) number of brands, including broadband, aviation,...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

New platform launches to solve challenges with developer payments

Building and construction software company ProjectPay has recently launched a new platform to remove builder risk on construction projects. Project financiers and...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: A day in the life of a surveyor

Property Investor Today gains insight from Louise Warren, building surveyor of property developer Kebbell, to uncover what the role is like and what...

14 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how to pick the right property development project

A small project in property development industry terms can be quite literally life-changing from a personal income point of view. But...

07 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Roadshow - how can the construction sector join the digital revolution?

Construction Alliance North East (CAN) has revealed that it will join digital agency Mediaworks for an Evolution or Extinction Roadshow this Wednesday...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – from car depot sites to 800-year-old buildings

A new residential development in Salford, Manchester is set to offer a ‘refreshing’ collection of apartments. The gritty suburb-turned-cultural-goldmine location is home...

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

How to become a property developer by keeping things small

When it comes to being a property developer, the smaller end of the scale is a lot less scary than many...

07 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev update – construction works begin and brand-new PRS scheme

Construction works on a new £19 million residential scheme in Nottinghamshire, led by property developer Taggart Homes, are set to begin...

26 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed - what asbestos taught us about managing risk

The UK’s asbestos industry ended on August 24 1999 after being used heavily from the 1950s to 1970s. Over 20 years...

10 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Dev roundup – major loans and Leeds redevelopment project underway

Real estate funding specialist ASK Partners and OakNorth Bank have completed a £22 million co-loan for the next phase of an...

26 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors - can you build your own home?

One in three of us are interested in the thought of building our own home. Life’s biggest financial asset built from...

22 April 2021

From: Property Investment & Strategy

Development roundup – new projects underway from Leicester to Leeds

A national contractor says it has made ‘significant progress’ on three residential projects based in Leicester. The schemes from Stepnell include two...

02 April 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

It’s virtually possible – a BTR virtual top out and resi virtual tours

Virtual tours are to be offered at the Springfields Independent Living facility in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, as the project delivered by contractor...

01 March 2021

From: Breaking News

Could 2021 be the year of the small indie developer?

Over the last 10 months, we have seen a raft of changes to the planning rules in England. This has been...

26 February 2021

From: Breaking News

HMRC’s new VAT reverse charge – how will construction firms be affected?

From March 1 2021, HMRC’s new VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services comes into effect. With this in mind,...

24 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Green homes – can the construction & development industry be plastic-free?

Despite the focus in the last year being mostly on coronavirus and Brexit, environmental issues and sustainability have remained high on...

24 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Development roundup – new BTR schemes in Birmingham and Hertfordshire

Birmingham-based property developer Cordia Blackswan has officially handed over its Hockley Mills site to Legal & General (L&G) and Sir Robert...

15 February 2021

From: Breaking News

A topic for debate – should the construction industry remain open?

With Britain, and many other parts of the world, currently undergoing the worst months of the Covid-19 pandemic, some have called...

20 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Removing consumer choice is not a victory for leaseholders

While many have cautiously welcomed the prospect of leasehold reform, Mick Platt, chief executive of Wallace Partnership Group, offers a different...

18 January 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR roundup – developers aim for zero carbon and L&G expands its portfolio

Fast-growing Build to Rent company Moda Living has joined FOOTPRINT as a founding member, pledging its commitment to net zero carbon. FOOTPRINT is...

21 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Automated lettings platform launches tenant-facing app

PlanetRent, the automated lettings platform, is launching a tenant app to give renters greater transparency at the click of a button. The...

14 December 2020

From: Breaking News

Top tips for pandemic-proofing your property abroad without breaking the bank, or the rules!

No matter if you have a property abroad, a holiday home, or rent a place long-term, 2020 has definitely been a...

30 October 2020

From: Overseas Property

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

Premier Modular wins contract to house homeless in High Wycombe

Offsite construction specialist Premier Modular has won a £7.5 million contract for a development of apartments that will provide facilities for...

05 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

Revealed: top tips for pandemic-proofing your property abroad

In this guest article, Andres Manzano, head of product (business) at PagoFX - a money transfer app launched earlier this year by...

02 October 2020

From: Breaking News

Development – Sussex cricket, new offsite homes and Notts scheme go-ahead

Construction work has commenced on the Tate Residences, an ‘eagerly awaited’ luxury collection of 37 spacious apartments which overlook Sussex Cricket...

28 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

Is networking for property investors outdated?

For many people, networking brings with it negative connotations. It stirs up images of schmoozing businessmen engaged in self-aggrandising conversations. This, however,...

03 August 2020

From: Breaking News

How does collaboration benefit the property industry?

The property industry is among the most collaborative out there, or at least it should be. Any one property project requires the...

24 July 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the mindset and success principles of a property investor

Harvey Raybould is a UK property investor and owner of the Creative Property Group (CPG), a Kent-based property firm which aims...

20 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

Revealed - how will the construction industry recover from the current crisis?

The coronavirus pandemic has affected all parts of the property investment market in recent months, but it has brought particular uncertainty...

24 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

Q&A - do resort developments remain relevant post-Covid-19?

The coronavirus pandemic, with all of its restrictions on travel and movement, has unsurprisingly had an impact on the construction of...

10 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Chelsea Barracks – is it London’s next major investment hotspot?

It has largely been in the shadow of another major renovation of a heritage structure nearby – the transformation of Battersea...

05 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Property investment success – from busking to £1 million worth of property

Lots of people throughout the years have made considerable sums of money from property, but it seems unlikely that many started...

01 June 2020

From: Breaking News

Completed Build to Rent homes rise as number in construction dips

The latest Build to Rent (BTR) data from the British Property Federation (BPF) shows that the number of completed BTR homes...

27 April 2020

From: Breaking News

A Day in The Life: Women in Construction

In March, to coincide with International Women's Day, we ran a series of articles about women working in property - and...

27 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Development Q&A - coronavirus impact and why PBSA might be a safe haven

With lockdown measures in place until at least May 7, and the coronavirus pandemic continuing to influence all aspects of everyday...

20 April 2020

From: Breaking News

Is house flipping still a profitable strategy in 2020?

Buy a property below market value, renovate it and then make a tidy profit by selling it at a higher price,...

17 April 2020

From: Breaking News

How is coronavirus affecting developers and the retirement housing market?

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a huge impact on all our lives, with all schools now closed (other than for...

25 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Investment roundup: student housing boom and Southbank Tower relaunch

In this latest development round-up, we zone in on three new student developments and the relaunch to the market of one...

16 March 2020

From: Breaking News

Landlords – here’s three rental property kitchen improvement tips

Whether you’re a first-time landlord or a seasoned one looking to build your portfolio, you will need to consider how you...

17 February 2020

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What’s in store for 2020: big changes shaking up property

So far, 2020 has seen house prices well above the threshold of affordability for most buyers, but low mortgage rates have...

07 February 2020

From: Breaking News

Construction begins on new £151m, 30-storey Canary Wharf scheme

Property developer Rockwell started work earlier this week on the construction of its scheme at 82 West India Dock Road, which...

20 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

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

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

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

Midlands regeneration – new homes at Ilkeston Co-op conversion sell in weeks

The latest multi-million pound residential development from Prosperity Developments – the company behind a recent scheme in Digbeth which was sold...

20 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

Birmingham’s investment boom - sold-out Digbeth scheme starts build

A new-build residential development near Birmingham city centre that sold out before contractors had even started work on site has now...

24 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

The growing appeal of peer to peer property lending

Property is an appealing investment: it’s been proven (in a favourable market, of course) to increase in value and it’s a...

21 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Demand rises for live-in guardians to keep empty properties safe

There is an increased demand for live-in guardians to keep empty homes secure, according to Homesitters, Britain’s largest home and pet-sitting...

07 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Investing in crowdfunded development projects – what you need to know

Crowdfunded property development projects are great for home buyers and investors alike.  For investors, the pros are that you don’t need a...

27 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Hostmaker partners with Spotahome to capitalise on long-term bookings

Property management company Hostmaker has partnered with long term listings site Spotahome to diversify its offerings. Hostmaker, which largely deals in short-lets...

11 January 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

Work begins on Legal & General’s latest BTR scheme

Legal & General has started work on its North London Build to Rent (BTR) scheme, the firm recently announced. The development, which will...

12 September 2017

From: Breaking News

Lagan Building Contractors awarded £35m Outwood Wharf contract

Lagan Building Contractors has started work on a £35m contract for Outwood Developments to build the first phase of its Outwood...

10 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Fed up with lettings agents?​ No Agent​ brings a fair service for both landlords and tenants

No Agent’s innovative technology and in-house property experts offers landlords a simpler, flexible and low-fee way to manage everything from start...

02 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

7 tips to help protect your rental property over the Christmas period

As we enter into the holiday season, there is a good chance that your tenants may be planning an extended break...

22 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Effective teamwork key to increasing number of new homes

Better collaboration between housebuilders and subcontractors holds the key to solving the major shortage of skills in the housebuilding sector which...

07 September 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

Crowdfunding platform set to help boost rental stock

Crowdfunding platform PropertyPartner has announced it has purchased property in growth hotspot Hastings from a local developer. In an attempt to get...

23 October 2015

From: Breaking News

Paul Skillen, Founder of Mayfair & Morgan

Q: Who are Mayfair & Morgan? Mayfair & Morgan is a property Crowdfunding company which specialises in Property Portfolio Management, undertaking development...

24 April 2015

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