Residential and Development

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Church of England report calls for ‘truly affordable’ homes


Report suggests the Church can build 28,500 homes on land it owns as part of solution to the housing crisis

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Why the BTR sector is still a banker

2021-03-04T00:00:00+00:00By Josh Weinstein

Development is one of the trickiest parts of being a property lender. So much can go wrong: planning wrinkles, problems in the ground before a structure starts rising, construction delays and disputes, and finally the risk of leasing a speculative project.

RESIcast Podcast series

  • Tighter policies necessary if the UK is to achieve net-zero by 2050

  • Harnessing data to build better resi brands

  • Proptech’s potential to transform residential remains vast

  • Pandemic has proven the business case for BTR

  • Macro-economic environment set to boost investment into BTR

MMC Podcast series

  • MMC Podcast series ep1: Modular construction has an important role to play in UK’s housebuilding rebound

  • MMC Podcast series ep2: Yorkshire-based manufacturer ilke Homes calls for government to reserve land “exclusively” for factory-built homes

  • MMC Podcast series ep3: Home England says MMC “critical” for recovery

  • MMC Podcast series ep4: Project Etopia bids to create “Tesla of housing” with focus on proprietary energy technology

  • MMC Podcast series ep 5: Laing O’Rourke says procurement must prioritise innovation

  • MMC Podcast series ep 6: TopHat’s tech platform and 3D-printed bricks will level-up design standards for modular housing

  • MMC Podcast Series ep 7: Urban Splash and Sekisui House share a bold vision for quality and design

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