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Houzen announces UK-wide expansion


Residential proptech firm Houzen is expanding into five new cities in the next 18 months to support its ongoing growth.

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Schroders set for push into new sectors


Firm has assembled teams to target ‘social impact’ sectors for the first time and step up hotel investment

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Residential sector’s social impact will be up for debate at RESI 2019


There has been much talk about wellbeing and social impact this year, but to date, most of it has been confined to the commercial property sector.

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Government working group recommends new regulatory body for estate agents


A working group set up by the government has recommend that a new regulatory body be set up to oversee estate agents.

Watford council slams windowless PDR scheme


A housing inspector has approved plans to convert an industrial building in Watford into 15 bedsits, seven of which would have no windows, ruling the scheme met the requirements of the GPDO.

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Rockwell submits plans for quayside tower in London


Rockwell has submitted plans to replace a three-storey office building in Tower Hamlets with a 40-storey mixed use development.

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CLS reaps planning gain from Fulham block


CLS Holdings has sold Quayside Lodge in Fulham to SMC Fulham for £19m.

Tristan makes Dublin purchases for EPISO 5


Tristan Capital Partners has bought two residential development sites in Dublin for €54.5m (£49m).

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Government offers tech firms £1.25m to monitor house building


The UK government is offering technology firms more than £500k each from a £1.25m pot to help councils better monitor house building.

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Grainger gives go ahead for Fabrik development in Leeds


Grainger has secured a deal to build 216 homes for rent in Leeds.

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