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The Collective targets £650m fundraising to build £1bn co-living portfolio


Co-living group The Collective and DTZ Investors have launched the world’s first fund to buy and build communal housing in London.

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Edinburgh gives permission for 394-bed student accommodation


Planning permission has been granted to a new 394 bedroom student residence in Edinburgh’s west end near Murrayfield Stadium.

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First stage of £1bn Havering housing plan gets go ahead


Plans for the first stage of a £1bn housing regeneration in east London have been green lit, but remain subject to the mayor of London’s approval.

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Invesco in £4bn residential push


Invesco Real Estate is gearing up to double the size of its European residential portfolio to £4bn over the next five years.

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Meadow Partners wins planning for Tolworth Tower scheme


Meadow Partners has received planning permission from Kingston Council for the 261-flat Tolworth Tower build-to-rent scheme.

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Sigma enters London BTR market


Sigma Capital is set to make its first build-to-rent foray into London following the acquisition of two development sites in Havering and Barking.

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QIP and HG Developments make student accommodation debut with £30m purchase


Singapore’s QIP and HG Developments have made their debut in the student accommodation sector with their first joint acquisition in Edinburgh.


U+I unveil plans for 1,500 homes in Greenwich


U+I has revealed its plans for a mixed-use scheme on Greenwich Peninsula, which will offer 1,500 homes and six acres of landscaped parks and public space.

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Countrywide appoints Tesco director as COO


Countrywide has poached Tesco executive Bruce Marsh to become its chief operating officer as the troubled estate agency group continues to battle against a shrinking house sale market and Brexit concerns.

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Student portfolio values nudge up at Unite


Student accommodation giant Unite Group has revealed the quarterly valuations of its two portfolios both nudged higher during the three months to the end of September.

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