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BTR developers oppose London Plan social housing proposal


Build-to-rent developers have voiced their opposition to changes to the London Plan which would require them to provide social housing in their developments.


NewRiver sells Market Harborough buildings to local council


NewRiver has sold two high street buildings in Market Harborough to the local council for £3.8m, bringing its disposals in the current financial year to £56.7m.


Civitas makes largest deal to date


Civitas Social Housing has made its largest acquisition to date, buying 19 social housing properties for £73.5m.


Developer London Square launches commercial arm


Residential-focused developer London Square has launched a commercial arm to boost the mixed-use appeal of its schemes.

Project Etopia

Project Etopia plans network of factories


Developer has bold ambitions to build 21,500 modular homes by 2025

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Placefirst reveals plans for £27.5m build-to-rent scheme in Bolton


Build-to-rent developer Placefirst has revealed plans for a mixed-use in Bolton as part of a wider regeneration of the town centre.


FirstPort acquires Barratt London’s property management arm


FirstPort has acquired Barratt Residential Asset Management (BRAM), Barratt London’s property management company


Essex regeneration scheme receives £30m Homes England funding


Swan Housing Association has received £30m of Homes England funding for its redevelopment of the Craylands Estate and Laindon Shopping Centre in Basildon, Essex.

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£70m Sale Town regeneration approved


Trafford Council has approved Maloneview’s £70m regeneration plans for The Square Shopping centre in Sale, Manchester.


Patrizia secures planning on Edgbaston BTR scheme


Patrizia Immobilien has received planning permission for its new ‘Edgbaston Residences’ build-to-rent (BTR) scheme.

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