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Birmingham Commonwealth Games athletes village

1,400 new homes proposed in Birmingham Commonwealth Games plans

2018-08-17T10:03:00+01:00By

Birmingham City Council has unveiled its masterplan for the 2022 Commonwealth Games athletes village including plans to convert the site into a scheme comprising social housing, for sale and private rental homes and a retirement village after the games.

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Cole Waterhouse forward-sells Wembley campus

2018-08-17T10:05:00+01:00By

Property Developer Cole Waterhouse and investment company Topland Group have forward-sold their 680 bed student campus in Wembley to Unite Students for £98m.

Samantha Davies CityBlock

CityBlock secures new head of ops ahead of expansion plans

2018-08-17T09:22:00+01:00By

Student accommodation developer CityBlock has hired Sanctuary Group’s Samantha Davies as its new head of operations to lead on a planned expansion.

Alexander Tower Berlin

Alexander Tower gets approval in Berlin

2018-08-17T12:53:00+01:00By

Developer MonArch has received the green light to create Berlin’s tallest residential tower located on Alexanderplatz.

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£275m Brum resi scheme given green light

2018-08-16T12:10:00+01:00By

Manchester-based investor MCR Property Group has been granted planning permission for a £275m, 1,000 unit residential scheme at Monaco House in Birmingham.

Chris Huntly-Gordon HUB

HUB poaches Crest Nicholson's Huntly-Gordon to lead on acquisitions

2018-08-16T16:27:00+01:00By

Former Crest Nicholson development manager Chris Huntly-Gordon has joined developer HUB as head of acquisitions.

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Drum reveals distillery-anchored Pacific Quay regeneration plans

2018-08-16T12:15:00+01:00By

Drum Property Group has submitted plans for the £30m first phase of its mixed-use regeneration project at Pacific Quay in Glasgow, featuring 20,000 sq ft of Grade A office space and an urban whisky distillery.

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Allsop finds 59% of landlords charge below-market rents

2018-08-16T10:12:00+01:00By

More than half of private landlords are letting residential properties at below-market rents to keep tenants, according to a report by Allsop and research consultancy BDRC.

James Brokenshire Housing Minister

Brokenshire unveils £200m Midlands Right to Buy pilot

2018-08-16T09:44:00+01:00By

Housing and Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has launched a £200m pilot project which aims to enable more housing association tenants in the Midlands to buy their homes.

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OakNorth backs Select Manchester resi towers

2018-08-16T08:25:00+01:00By

Investor Select Property has secured a £40.2m development loan from challenger bank OakNorth to develop 356 homes across two residential towers in Manchester.

Tom Henry Grainger

Grainger hires national acquisitions director from LaSalle

2018-08-16T11:24:00+01:00By

Grainger has appointed Tom Henry from LaSalle Investment Management as national acquisitions director.

Sadiq Khan

Mayor announces new London Development Panel for public land

2018-08-15T14:39:00+01:00By

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the developers, housing associations and contractors which will bring forward up to £20bn of new housing on public land as part of the LDP, as well as a handful of new public sites that will be contracted out to panel members.

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Damning report on neighbourhood plans calls for overhaul of system

2018-08-16T23:00:00+01:00By

Lack of resources and poor understanding of the system mean that neighbourhood plans are not working, study finds.

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'Godfather of funds' Fink backs proptech

2018-08-16T04:54:00+01:00By

Lord Fink reveals real reason for investing £7m in investment platform British Pearl

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