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Croydon alters plans for development site


In-house developer eyes more housing for mixed-use scheme in town centre.

Quarters Berlin

Medici and Corestate launch world’s largest co-living investment vehicle


Berlin-based Medici Living and Frankfurt-listed Corestate Capital Holding are joining forces to invest €1bn (£910m) of equity and debt in the co-living sector in Europe over the next three to five years.

William Kyle PfP Capital

New fund director and FD among appointments for PfP Capital


Alternative asset manager PfP Capital, part of the Places for People group, has announced a trio of senior appointments as it targets further fund growth.

Student living

Private sector provides over half of all student beds


The private sector now makes up over half of all student accommodation if on-campus partnership bed spaces are counted as ‘private sector’ beds, according to data from Cushman & Wakefield released at Property Week’s Student Accommodation Conference.

Hillnic Cadogan House

Hillnic acquires Reading's Cadogan House for resi conversion


Residential developer Hillnic has acquired the former Cadogan House site in Reading with plans to convert the two-storey office building into a £12m gross development value housing scheme.

Nisha Kerai l&g

L&G builds BTR team with triple hire


Legal & General has made three hires to expand its build-to-rent (BTR) team including the appointment of Grainger’s Nisha Kerai as senior asset manager.

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Elephant and Castle redevelopment gets City Hall sign off


Delancey and APG’s Elephant and Castle shopping centre redevelopment plans have been rubberstamped by City Hall.


Triple Point acquires supported housing portfolio


Triple Point Social Housing REIT has completed the acquisition of 24 supported housing properties for £24m.

Abbey Wood Assael

Mayor gives green light to called-in Abbey Wood resi-led scheme


The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has approved an amended 272-home scheme close to the future Abbey Wood Crossrail station five months after it was rejected by Greenwich Council.


​Law Commission proposes commonhold as alternative to leasehold


The Law Commission has proposed the expansion of commonhold as a reaction to public and cross-party criticism of loopholes in the leasehold system. The announcement marks the beginning of a three-month public consultation on commonhold as an alternative to leasehold.

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