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Caddick shows off £300m Quarry Hill 'culture hub' plans Video

22 September 2017

Caddick Developments has revealed plans for a £300m mixed-use scheme in Leeds city centre that will include an arts and culture hub as well as flats, a hotel and offices.

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Atlas and IPIM back £55m Salford waterfront scheme

21 September 2017

US firm Atlas Residential and Singaporean asset manager IP Investment Management (IPIM) have agreed to forward-fund a major build-to-rent (BTR) scheme in Salford’s MediaCityUK.

LONGCROSS Heathrow Aviva Colliers

New business park takes off near Heathrow

21 September 2017

Aviva Investors and Crest Nicholson have kicked off the letting campaign for a new 850,000 sq ft business park close to Heathrow Airport.

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DCLG provides funding for Neighbourhood Plans Video

20 September 2017

Housing minister Alok Sharma has announced a new £22.8m package of support to provide communities with specialist support to help develop a neighbourhood plan.

Vince Cable

Cable calls for councils to be able to borrow to build

20 September 2017

New Liberal Democrats leader Vince Cable has called on the Government to allow local councils to borrow to build.

Affordable housing

Yarlington issues £120m bond

20 September 2017

Yarlington Housing Group, the south west of England affordable housebuilder, has issued a £120m 40-year bond.

Academic House Knight Frank

Academic House hits market for £12.2m

20 September 2017

Knight Frank’s Student Property team has launched Academic House in London to the market on behalf of Herne Hill Students.

Inland Wilton Park in Beaconsfield

Inland to deliver 350 homes at 100-acre mixed-use Wilton Park

19 September 2017

Brownfield regeneration specialist Inland Homes has submitted a planning application to build 350 homes on its 100-acre flagship development site Wilton Park in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

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Top 10 takeaways: what the industry learned at RESI 2017 Video

22 September 2017

This year’s RESI took place at a testing time for the residential property market.

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RESI 2017: how proptech is revolutionising residential sector

22 September 2017

It was standing room only at the first-ever proptechdedicated Speakers’ Corner, sponsored by Osborne Clarke – and no wonder when subjects like blockchain were on the agenda, courtesy of Neil Singer, chief executive of clicktopurchase.

Crossrail Elizabeth Line

Joined-up thinking is starting to underpin regeneration

22 September 2017

Disruption is the word of the moment. It was the theme for this year’s RESI Conference, with a focus on proptech and the precision manufacturing of homes.

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Calculating housing need: one size doesn’t fit all Video

21 September 2017

Last week the government released its much-awaited consultation on a new approach to calculating housing needs, as flagged by Alok Sharma at the RESI Conference.

This week's vital residential stats

£2.6bn
Estimated saving in social care costs by increasing the number of retirement properties by 500,000 by 2038 (source: McCarthy & Stone)

43%
Proportion of over-65s who think there is a lack of suitable properties to downsize into (source: Strutt & Parker/Octopus Healthcare)

22,000
Fall in number of retirement homes being developed annually between 1980s and 2010s (source: Strutt & Parker/Octopus Healthcare)

74%
Percentage of all household growth that will be due to older people to 2039 (source: DCLG)

10,035
Sites in McCarthy & Stone’s landbank for retirement homes, equivalent to 4.4 years supply