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KEYWORD "construction" - 100 RESULTS
New Build firms slammed over quality, charges and lack of competition

The UK house building industry needs “significant intervention” from government to address planning, quality and financial problems according to the Competition...

05 March 2024

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Investment boost for Build To Rent in major UK cities

The latest Build To Rent report prepared by lettings agency Savills claims 2023 saw a total of £4.5 billion of investment...

08 February 2024

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Commercial Property Investment - annual uplift over 20% in best-performing UK region

Commercial property prices have shown strong year on year growth of as high as 21 per cent across some regions of...

25 January 2024

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Global league table reveals the world’s best residential property returns

A new global league table for residential property investment has placed the Republic of Ireland as its top tip for 2024. This...

28 December 2023

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Foxtons explains how to add 50% to the value of a London house

The latest research by Foxtons reveals just how much London homeowners can add  Ali’s to their property by digging down. The research...

19 December 2023

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Bungalows - now so rare they make good investments

New research from an over-50’s property company reveals that bungalow construction has dropped to account for just 1.2 per cent of...

05 December 2023

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Birmingham shortage of homes set to keep prices and demand buoyant

Residential developers now have a unique opportunity to provide much needed high-quality accommodation in a city currently with limited stock, says...

28 November 2023

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Iconic Investment Site for sale with coveted planning consents

One of the West Midlands most famous landmark buildings has been listed for sale. Commercial agents and investment specialist Robert Irving Burns...

23 November 2023

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Why Off Plan Properties provide ‘a hot strategy’ for investors

A property investment consultancy says off-plan properties “are one of the hottest strategies right now.” Redmayne Smith has analysed the advantages of...

19 October 2023

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Dubai - a surge of demand presents investors with opportunities

In August, Dubai's real estate market experienced a remarkable surge, presenting an exciting opportunity for investors like myself. Sales soared by...

12 October 2023

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Build To Rent completions improve but starts plummet

The number of completed Build-to-Rent homes in the UK has increased 13 per cent in the past year to 88,100 units...

17 August 2023

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Resi investment platform offers new territories to investors

Bricklane, the residential property investment platform, has doubled its geographic footprint by expanding into select markets in the north west of...

15 August 2023

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Construction Investment - gloom in 2023, much better in 2024-5

Construction industry insight and intelligence consultancy Glenigan has produced its industry forecast for the next three years - and in a...

29 June 2023

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Eco-Measures For Investment Properties - do they pay?

We all need to learn more about how to reduce our energy bills and take steps to ensure our homes are...

22 June 2023

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High Returns in High End Global Luxury Markets

Rents in global luxury residential markets are continuing to see strong growth.  The Knight Frank Prime Global Rental Index rose by 8.5...

22 June 2023

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Commercial construction sector set to weather uncertainty

Having bounced back from pandemic decline, the size of the commercial building construction sector is forecast to grow further this year. Sirius...

15 June 2023

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Construction starts slide again as costs continue to rise

New starts on construction continued to fall during April, according to Construction industry insight experts, Glenigan. Their May edition of the Construction...

11 May 2023

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Insurance market must deal with escalating construction risks

Insurers and risk managers must pull out all the stops to support the beleaguered UK construction sector, which is facing extreme...

04 May 2023

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India - If you build it, they will come

Fans of Kevin Costner* may recall Field of Dreams. The above quote went to the heart of the 1989 film. It...

06 April 2023

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RVG announces £2bn plan for 5,000 new homes in a decade

Retirement Villages Group (RVG), owned by AXA IM Alts, has revealed the concept for its future collection of Integrated Retirement Communities,...

30 March 2023

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Pocket Living secures multi-site funding of up to £100m

Pocket Living has announced that it has secured a new senior debt package with Lloyds Bank, which is capable of being...

02 March 2023

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Berkeley Square sales launch

Alliance Investments have announced the official sales launch of their sixth Manchester development, Berkeley Square, located between Manchester City Centre and...

23 February 2023

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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

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Capreon closes on £37m Edinburgh Quay deal

Capreon, the Noé Group’s real estate investment and advisory arm, has acquired three office buildings in Edinburgh, Scotland, for £36.8 million. The...

19 January 2023

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2023 Property Market Insights From an Industry Expert!

It’s reasonable to say that the 2022 property market was unpredictable and a whirlwind (although we did make some good predictions!)....

23 December 2022

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Affordable East London house scheme coming soon

Developer of affordable housing, Pocket Living, recently submitted a planning application for 74 homes targetted towards first-time buyers. The properties are adjacent...

15 December 2022

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Three strategies for investors to see great returns in 2023

The current economic environment is still uncertain, and it is likely that the alarming rising cost of living, high inflation rates,...

08 December 2022

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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

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Build to Rent value set to hit £102bn by 2028

The value of the UK's fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector has risen to £56 billion, up 60% from £35 billion...

02 December 2022

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Modular boom - new joint venture set to deliver 1,000 new homes

A five-year joint venture partnership to deliver more than 1,000 highly sustainable, affordable modular homes has been announced by Legal & General...

02 December 2022

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On track for roaring success? Silverstone scheme well on its way to completion

A couple of years ago we reported on a new flagship development at the trackside of Silverstone, the world-famous race track....

25 November 2022

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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

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Cordia adds 500 new homes to the Budapest property market

Residential property developer and owner of Birmingham-based Cordia Blackswan, Cordia Group, is adding 500 new homes to the Budapest property market. Over...

23 November 2022

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Packaged Living enters joint venture to develop BTR portfolio

Specialist UK Build to Rent (BTR) investor, Packaged Living, has entered a new joint venture with USAA Real Estate (USAARE). The joint...

11 November 2022

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DTZ Investors launches Sunday Mills in Earlsfield

DTZ Investors' co-living brand, Folk Co-living, has launched its second site in London. Sunday Mills in Earlsfield opened to residents at...

11 November 2022

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Liverpool - the new northern hotspot to watch out for

In recent years, Liverpool has been leading the way as a major northern hotspot. As one of the top ten UK...

04 November 2022

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Dolphin Living and Moxon Street combine to bring affordable homes to Marylebone

Dolphin Living, a provider of intermediate affordable housing, has exchanged contracts with Moxon Street Residential for the purchase of the long leasehold of 25...

02 November 2022

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Coming Soon - duo begin BTR development in Birmingham

Birmingham-based property developer Cordia Blackswan will be leading a new Build to Rent (BTR) development.  Contractor Clegg Construction will work alongside the developer...

28 October 2022

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BTR investments showing no sign of decline in the East Midlands

In this guest piece, Anna Reed, data director at EG, outlines the latest on the BTR market in the East Midlands...

26 October 2022

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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

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It’s a deal! Elemento Group secures major loan from Blackfinch Property

In the parish of Great Bromley, Essex, there is currently disused land and Blackfinch Property has provided a £7.6 million loan...

14 October 2022

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Work gets underway on two community centres and 55 new homes

The start of construction has been marked by two ground-breaking ceremonies on a £28 million housing project that will aim to...

14 October 2022

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Kebbell unveils plans to build three new developments worth £89 Million

Berkshire, Hampshire, and Buckinghamshire will become home to new developments over the next few years. Housebuilder Kebbell is behind the three new...

12 October 2022

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One Green Way – what does the Algarve’s newest luxury development offer?

In September, Property Investor Today was kindly invited to visit the team at One Green Way to find out all about...

07 October 2022

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New co-living scheme apartments in Harrow coming soon

With construction work now well underway, a new apartment scheme that will tap into the emerging co-living market is expected to open...

23 September 2022

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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

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Luxury housing development commences following £3.6 million funding

Specialist lender Together has approved a £3.6 million funding facility for housing development in South Yorkshire. Walshaw Homes will construct 22...

21 September 2022

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Davide Ravalli appointed head of growth at DoveVivo Group

An innovation and growth-oriented entrepreneur, Davide Ravalli, has since the beginning of his working career founded his first start-up in the...

16 September 2022

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Construction tech firm raises £10m to help build net-zero modular homes

Construction technology firm Modulous has raised £10 million worth of funding to help developers and construction firms build modular housing without...

14 September 2022

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Key Build to Rent operator announces major new Sheffield scheme

One of the Build to Rent (BTR) sector’s leading developer operators has announced plans for its first Sheffield scheme. Moda Living has...

09 September 2022

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Insight - how inflation and the cost of living impacts your investments

Inflation is at a 30-year high, having increased to 9% and experts predict that it could rise to 11% by the...

31 August 2022

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Construction of 19-home development in Oxfordshire begins

Work on a residential scheme in Oxfordshire is ready to begin this month. The scheme will be led by property developer...

26 August 2022

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Q&A with Tzvete Doncheva - talking PropTech, equality and LinkedIn tips

A few years ago, we carried out an interview with Tzvete Doncheva, who has become one of the most prominent PropTech...

24 August 2022

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Silbury Finance provides a sustainable £74 million loan for York development

Development lender, Silbury Finance, has provided a £73.8 million senior debt facility to North Star Investment Management, a creative property asset...

24 August 2022

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Time to hand it over? Obtaining early disclosure in construction project disputes

In this guest piece, Theresa Mohammed discusses the Balfour Beatty v Broadway Malyan decision which highlights the issues with obtaining early...

24 August 2022

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Solasta Riverside! Drum completes 324 BTR homes for Legal & General

The fast growth of the BTR sector has continued with Drum Property Group completing the construction of 324 Build to Rent (BTR) apartments on behalf...

19 August 2022

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Student Roost opens the doors to its first Brighton accommodation

Accommodation provider, Student Roost, has opened its first property in Brighton. Home to universities including Sussex and the University of Brighton,...

19 August 2022

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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

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Salboy and DOMIS combine two sites to deliver a joint residential scheme

Fifty5ive Queen Street, a 220-unit residential scheme in the Greengate area of Salford, has now been completed by Salboy in collaboration...

05 August 2022

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Insight - Your Questions Answered about Mortgages in Spain

I work closely with specialist mortgage brokers to help my clients to secure mortgages in Spain because it’s such a tricky...

27 July 2022

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St. Modwen to deliver pioneering all-electric homes on landmark scheme

As the UK has set its sights on achieving net-zero by 2050, more and more measures will need to be put in...

27 July 2022

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Property and construction industries have the worst online performance

A recent analysis of all FTSE 100 and 250 webpages by Contensis has revealed which businesses have the best and worst...

22 July 2022

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The UK’s largest urban regeneration project commences

Peel L&P and Pension Insurance Corporation plc (‘PIC’) have announced that the construction of Miller’s Quay is underway. Miller’s Quay will be...

15 July 2022

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Could modular homes solve the housing crisis?

The average UK house price hit a fresh high in May, rising for the 11th month in a row, according to...

08 July 2022

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Investors – what are the merits of being the last to buy?

It’s very often the case that new developments use all the incentives they can to encourage the first few buyers to...

06 July 2022

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Developer from down under breaks ground in Vauxhall

Australian property developer, Third.i, has revealed that it has officially broken ground on its second London development, Graphite Square in Vauxhall, which...

01 July 2022

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Insight: Could the post-Covid construction boom be over?

The number of planning approvals dipped in April and appears to have continued into May, signalling the end of the post-Covid...

24 June 2022

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Modular housing set for a boost as build costs soar – claim

The homes we live in will increasingly be constructed off-site as investors and developers strive to balance spiralling costs with net-zero...

22 June 2022

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Addressing the housing crisis – the role of non-bank lenders

It is no secret that the UK is currently facing a chronic shortage of affordable housing, at a time when incomes...

15 June 2022

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Could the surging BTR market alleviate the UK housing crisis?

The build-to-rent market has long been characterised by providing expensive, urban flats for young adults; but 2021 was a landmark year...

06 June 2022

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Development – Canada Water reveals ‘once in a lifetime regeneration scheme’

The teams behind the regeneration of Canada Water have hailed the 53-acre masterplan as a ‘once in a generation opportunity’ to...

27 May 2022

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Development – new homes in Burgess Hill and a £5m apartment block

This mini development roundup includes the strategic partnership between Places for People and ilke Homes to deliver new homes in the...

18 May 2022

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Where do you see BTR in five years? 'Bigger', says former UKAA CEO

Dave Butler recently stood down as the CEO of the UKAA (the UK Apartment Association), the main membership body for the...

11 May 2022

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Revealed: The secret weapon that will make your development a success

There are many shades on the ‘developing property’ spectrum, and for my money, one of the most attractive hues is a...

04 May 2022

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Shojin exits mezzanine investors with returns of £1.6m

Shojin Property Partners, an FCA-regulated online real estate investment platform, has delivered investment returns of £1.6 million to mezzanine investments as...

22 April 2022

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Alliance Investments sets sights on luxury new landmark scheme

Alliance Investments, the sale arm of Property Alliance Group, has announced its strategic partnership with EGCC Group to launch a new...

15 April 2022

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Insight: Deconstructing barriers to greener homes

With climate change and environmental degradation becoming a daily feature in news cycles, it’s no wonder why many are becoming increasingly...

13 April 2022

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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

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Build to Rent is part of the solution to London’s housing crisis, says research

Build to Rent (BTR) homes could help more Londoners find affordable, high-quality accommodation with additional amenities, playing its part in solving...

30 March 2022

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PBSA update – funding for Leeds project, Hammersmith scheme begins

In this mini update, PIT takes a look at the latest in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) news, with Dominvs’ plans for...

16 March 2022

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One of the largest BTR providers by 2027 – Strawberry Star's grand plans

A property developer and operator is aiming to have a major say in the fast-growing Build to Rent (BTR) sector, with...

14 March 2022

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Is Britain set for a housebuilding boom? Expert says yes

With the sector showing signs that it’s set to rebound from a decline in pandemic output, Lee Martin, head of UK...

14 March 2022

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International Women’s Day: How can we stop gender discrimination?

Off the back of International Women’s Day 2022, which took place on Tuesday March 8, PIT analyses the findings from find-a-tradesperson...

11 March 2022

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UK construction workers owed £1.4bn in tax following market boom

The UK construction sector saw its fastest rate of growth in eight months during February despite a problematic pandemic period, the...

09 March 2022

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The social and environmental benefits of residential conversions

In this guest piece, Reece Mennie, chief executive officer of HJ Collection, sets out the environmental and social benefits of residential conversions. We need...

09 March 2022

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International Women’s Day: Why the property industry needs more women

As another year rolls around, we return with our special column celebrating International Women’s Day 2022, putting a heavy focus on...

07 March 2022

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Revealed: Why housing is key for social inclusion

In 2021, a year marked by rising house prices, supply chain issues and worker shortages, Michael Gove, the Secretary of State...

07 March 2022

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BTR boom - Wise Living announces two new developments in Mansfield

Wise Living has announced it will be delivering nearly 90 new 'quality' rental properties across two schemes in Mansfield, which will...

04 March 2022

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Q&A with Marie-Julie Gheysens - talking family ties and gender barriers

A few weeks ago we reported on Ghelamco's first UK scheme in Shoreditch, which is being spearheaded by 27-year-old Marie-Julie Gheysens, the firm's...

02 March 2022

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More schemes underway – sustainable homes and PBSA in Notts

This mini development roundup sees homebuilder Placemakers putting sustainability and profitability at the fore of its new scheme in Beulah Hill,...

02 March 2022

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Green property - talking Passivhaus, net-zero and the affordability of eco-homes

In recent years, the interest in and coverage of green homes has grown significantly, in direct correlation with the emergence of the...

25 February 2022

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Permission granted – planning approvals for new homes bounce back

While the level of new homes being granted planning permission dipped during the first year of the pandemic, this negative trend...

25 February 2022

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Investing in UK property: How to start and what to look for?

When it comes to investing money and making it grow, there are few options that deliver as high returns as property....

25 February 2022

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Q&A with Richard Bosson - 'Prime Central is absolutely crucial'

Prime Central London (PCL) was hit harder by most than the pandemic, as international buyers stayed away (due to Covid travel...

23 February 2022

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BTR boom continues – new builds command 23% rental premium

New-build homes command rental premiums of as high as 41% in the current market as the Build to Rent (BTR) boom...

23 February 2022

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Construction costs could set developers back £3.2bn a year – claim

The cost of construction for a new-build property is set to climb by almost £18,000 per unit – a jump that...

21 February 2022

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Development roundup – homes for the homeless and new phases begin

In this week's development roundup, Property Investor Today looks at a new ambitious scheme that will see rough sleepers in Basildon...

16 February 2022

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The growth continues! BTR platform plans first Scottish project in Edinburgh

A Build to Rent platform set up by Macquarie Asset Management with British real estate industry veterans Darryl Flay and Martin...

16 February 2022

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Construction crisis – building output decline persists in 2022

A construction output report has revealed that the value of underlying work commencing on-site has fallen 15% in the three months...

14 February 2022

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BTR boom - mixed-use developer adds to portfolio with prime Luton site

A mixed-use developer has acquired a 'significant' 1.05-acre site on Latimer Road, in Luton, with planning consent in place to develop a...

14 February 2022

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