Residentially’s Jonathan Pearson on bridging the gap between for-profit and not-for-profit affordable housing providers
2023-12-07T07:00:00+00:00By Jonathan Pearson
The government turmoil around housing is perhaps epitomised by September’s defeat in the House of Lords of measures to abolish river pollution nutrient neutrality rules, which had the potential to alleviate some of the burdens on housebuilders.
Generational diversity has become an essential aspect of the modern workplace and an often-discussed aspect of diversity and inclusion. With Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z all working side by side, it is crucial for to implement workplace strategies that foster collaboration and understanding among these diverse age ...
2023-12-01T00:07:00+00:00By Nick Mendes
Inflation is a crucial economic indicator that affects various aspects of a country’s economy, including the commercial real estate market. In the UK, as in many other countries, inflation plays a significant role in shaping the dynamics of the commercial property sector.
2023-11-30T07:00:00+00:00By Insiyah Khushnood
In recent years, the landscape of town centre regeneration in the UK, particularly in the North East, has faced various challenges and opportunities.
2023-11-29T07:00:00+00:00By Lisa Attenborough, Josephine Jones
This time last year, five-year swaps sat just above 3%, with the forward curve predicting they would peak at around 4%. What some initially thought would be a brief spike in rates has now become fully embedded.
2023-11-28T07:00:00+00:00By Sadie Malim
It is no secret that there is a student housing crisis. Recent data from StuRents, which is part of a growing body of alarming research, points to a 283,000 supply shortfall as a combined total for the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) and houses in multiple occupation (HMO) subsectors. The supply-demand ...
2023-11-27T14:17:00+00:00By Josie Parsons
One of the biggest drains on local authorities’ squeezed budgets is paying for temporary accommodation for people who fall into homelessness, usually through no fault of their own. It is not, in east London where Local Space operates, a ‘lifestyle choice’.
2023-11-24T07:00:00+00:00By Harry Quartermain
The saying goes, ‘you can’t manage what you can’t measure’, and this is particularly apt when it comes to planning authorities’ performance.
2023-11-24T07:00:00+00:00By Stephanie Feigenbaum
Investment in the UK’s proptech sector is growing. Currently valued at more than £14bn, the sector is forecasted to reach around £71bn by 2032, as the number of start-up firms continues its upward trajectory to compete with the other 800-plus proptech companies operating in the market.
2023-11-23T07:00:00+00:00By Natasha Guerra
The prospect of more office buildings becoming obsolete as Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rules change in the next few years is understandably making landlords nervous, but flexible workspace could provide a solution.
2023-11-22T00:00:00+00:00By Steve Norris
If anything epitomises this government’s lack of commitment to housing, it is surely Lee Rowley’s appointment as the 16th housing minister in 13 years. In his case, it’s his second time in the job, because he was Liz Truss’s choice for the 49 days she was in No 10, so ...
2023-11-17T06:00:00+00:00By Tim Lowe
Integrating ex-offenders into the workforce feels like an activity industry leaders applaud others for doing, but are rarely prepared to commit to themselves. It is the business equivalent of heaping praise on the housemate who has tidied up after a big party.
2023-11-16T00:00:00+00:00By Alastair Stewart
Could we have already witnessed the worst that the much-heralded housing ‘crash’ has had to throw at us? Persimmon chief executive Dean Finch was prepared to stick his neck out this month after half-decent trading in October: “Given where we started the year, we’d have taken this in a heartbeat,” ...
2023-11-14T06:00:00+00:00By Olivia Harris
We are no more than 12 months away from the next general election and it shows. Although party conference season is a fast-fading memory, housing and planning dominated all of them to various degrees.