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Croydon alters plans for development site

2018-12-13T05:24:00+00:00By

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

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

2018-12-12T08:34:00+00:00By

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.

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New fund director and FD among appointments for PfP Capital

2018-12-12T15:55:00+00:00By

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.

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Private sector provides over half of all student beds

2018-12-12T12:06:00+00:00By

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.

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Hillnic acquires Reading's Cadogan House for resi conversion

2018-12-12T11:45:00+00:00By

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.

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L&G builds BTR team with triple hire

2018-12-11T13:21:00+00:00By

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

2018-12-11T11:06:00+00:00By

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

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Triple Point acquires supported housing portfolio

2018-12-11T08:13:00+00:00By

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

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

2018-12-11T13:46:00+00:00By

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.

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​Law Commission proposes commonhold as alternative to leasehold

2018-12-10T17:29:00+00:00By

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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