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Green building

’Retrofit first, not retrofit only’, call from London Property Alliance

2022-12-08T16:55:00+00:00By Lawrie Holmes

London developers and investors are calling for changes to planning policy to allow a ‘retrofit first, not retrofit only’ approach to futureproofing buildings


Whitbread and Dominvs plan Manchester PBSA scheme


Whitbread and Dominvs Group have joined forces for a mixed use 1,014-bed purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) development at One Medlock Street in Manchester.

Michael Gove

Industry slams Gove’s move to water down housing targets

2022-12-08T00:00:00+00:00By ,

Knight Frank, BPF and housebuilders warn that making targets ’advisory’ will put a brake on housing supply.

Homeless tents

Government urged to act as report reveals eviction risk


Experts call for housing benefit rates to be unfrozen as Shelter says a million renters face eviction this winter.

Great Northern district

Manchester’s Great Northern district plans submitted

2022-12-06T13:49:00+00:00By Lawrie Holmes

Peterson Group, investor and owner of the Great Northern retail and leisure complex, and developer Trilogy Real Estate (Trilogy) have jointly submitted plans to Manchester City Council to redevelop the historic six-acre city centre site.

Housing market finance chart

It’s beginning to look like Christmas


Christmas arrived early for the housing market this year. Not from a bedazzled child’s aspect; more, at least it would seem from early evidence, from a turkey’s.

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