Financial comment

Expert opinion about financing in the property sector.

Banks and lending


Co-op Bank to shut one in four branches


The Co-Operative Bank will be closing a quarter of its branches by December as it struggles with the bleak economic outlook from the pandemic.

Fund Management

Together HSPG Watts Moses

HS Property Group secures £30m funding to rehome victims of domestic violence


HS Property Group has acquired a block of more than 40 flats to rehouse victims of domestic violence.

Property Companies


Circle Property posts 14.16% increase in rental income


Office investment and development company Circle Property saw a 14.16% increase in annual rental income in the year to 31 March.