Emma is Property Week's residential correspondent.
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Investors heartened by new immigration rules in Queen’s speech.
Last week it was reported that Aviva Investors was in advanced negotiations with A2Dominion, one of the UK’s largest housing associations, to form a joint venture to build and operate rented homes in London and the south-east.
Ethical investment firm BLME has provided a £11.3m refinancing facility for the refurbishment of an entire crescent in Bath.
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The last we heard of Chelsea Barracks, its architect was muttering something about a posh veg patch. Then – nothing.
It isn’t easy to feel at home when you’re shuffling around in paper shoe covers – but “homely” isn’t really the vibe at Walpole Mayfair, the super-opulent block of five apartments unveiled in May by developer Oliver Burns.
I spent Wednesday morning in the company of about 50 gentlemen (and one woman, to be fair) from various large institutional investors, all squirming with excuses as to why they’re yet to do much in the way of investing cash into the residential sector.
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