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Alok Sharma housing minister

Oxfordshire garden town wins £6.2m government cash injection

10 August 2017

South Oxfordshire council has received a £6.2m government windfall to accelerate the delivery of more than 15,000 homes in Didcot garden town.

Kevin McCloud

Kevin McCloud's HAB Housing gets go ahead for first project in Bristol

9 August 2017

HAB Housing, the development company founded by Kevin McCloud, has secured planning permission to build 161 sustainable homes in Southmead, Bristol.

Twickenham Station plans

NatWest funds two London train station schemes

19 July 2017

Solum has secured £59m of funding for two mixed-use schemes linked to train stations in Walthamstow and Twickenham.

Samuel Clark SevenHomes

Seven Capital launches housebuilding division

18 July 2017

Seven Capital is to launch a regional housebuilding division with a £100m investment in family housing across the West Midlands and surrounding counties.

HoUSe scheme, New Islington, Manchester

Urban Splash grows profits by £9m

30 June 2017

Manchester-based developer Urban Splash has revealed a £9m growth in profits in its latest set of annual results, helped by an increase in development activity.


GPE spends £50m in Whitechapel

20 June 2017

Great Portland Estates (GPE) has bought land and buildings in Whitechapel, London for £49.6m from Hermes Investment Management.

Monk Bridge, Leeds

Foundation unveils plans for first BTR developments

5 May 2017

New build-to-rent (BTR) developer Foundation Real Estate has unveiled plans for two schemes with a combined development value of £186m and hired two industry veterans to help bring forward more sites.

Platform_'s Bedford scheme

Platform_ picks Sheffield for first new-build development

28 April 2017

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.

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RESI 2017: Calling all disruptors

3 August 2017

RESI 2017 is set to be the most important yet. Property Week has lined up the biggest names in property and politics to assess the housing landscape in the wake of the general election and appointment of Alok Sharma as housing minister alongside lots of new features for 2017 including a proptech stream, first-ever #RESIdebate ...

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Richard Tice

Self-regulation is better than government intervention

18 August 2017

Experience shows that the longer sharp practices that rip off people or other businesses continue, the bigger the fall when the government intervenes.