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Private rented sector developer Platform_ is set to deliver its first new-build scheme after buying a Sheffield city centre site for a 300-unit, £75m project, Property Week can reveal.
CBRE’s former executive director of residential and head of residential capital markets Chris Lacey has launched his own advisory firm dedicated to residential capital markets.
Maryland Securities’ residential-led scheme to transform a three-acre former lace factory in Nottingham has been given the go-ahead from councillors.
Taylor Wimpey has set aside £130m to tackle the problem of home buyers who have been saddled with leases which are subject to ten year doubling ground rents.
Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Lee Layton to a residential research role in its London Markets team.
The stalled development of the ‘Winerack’ building on Ipswich waterfront is set to restart after a combined £20m investment from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership.
Knight Frank has appointed Jonathan Goode to its student accommodation valuations team.
Cairn Homes has appointed Timothy Kenny as chief financial officer and director.
Moorfield and Glenbrook have received the green light to begin work on the last undeveloped site overlooking Erie Basin in Salford Quays after completing the acquisition of the site from Peel ready to build 270 new homes.
Last year was a tough one for housebuilders. The Brexit vote sent the share prices of the big listed companies tumbling, and many held off on land acquisitions because of the market uncertainty, particularly in central London.
The regeneration of Meridian Water in Enfield, north London, has been a long time coming. It has been seven years since Enfield Council first started assessing the site and four years since it drew up its masterplan for the area, which sets out proposals for 10,000 homes, making Meridian Water one of London’s largest development projects.
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland’s chief executive Craig McWilliam is looking to inject some hustle and bustle into genteel Mayfair and Belgravia. In his first interview since taking the role, he explains how.
London’s beleaguered prime residential market appears to be showing the first tentative signs of recovery.
This week's vital residential stats
Forecast average UK house price in 2021, up more than 10% on current levels, according to BNP Paribas RE
Year-on-year house price growth in both Edinburgh and Glasgow in the latest Your Move Scotland House Price Index
New homes for rent planned for Erie Basin in Salford Quays after Moorfield completed its acquisition of the site
Average house price in St James’s, the most expensive borough on Sunday’s London Marathon route (source: eMoov)
The average house price in London, down 1.5% on last year (source: Rightmove)