Residential and Development

Residential property news and features and all the latest news on major property developments.

Homebase Bath

L&G plans to turn Homebase store into later living scheme

2018-12-14T00:00:00+00:00By ,

Legal & General Capital acquires Homebase store in Bath from British Land in one of the first sales since CVA.

Royal Park Homes

Royale loan is biggest yet for ICG-Longbow


Non-bank lender provides £200m whole loan to park homes operator Royale.

Octopus and Rangeford to develop Cotswolds retirement village


Octopus Healthcare and Rangeford Holdings have announced plans to develop a retirement village on the outskirts of Cirencester in the Cotswolds.

Michael bruce sold sign purplebricks

Purplebricks posts strong UK performance but losses double


Online estate agent Purplebricks Group has more than doubled its losses to £25.6m in the six months to October, despite growing its profits significantly in the UK.


Brick by Brick 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.

elepahnt & castle

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.

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Ilya Tabachinskiy

How The Student Hotel plans to bring 'unique' model to UK


UK commercial development director says the firm will target university cities and areas with good tourism

Prime Central London

Prime central London is still the hot ticket

2018-12-13T14:56:00+00:00By Uma Rajah

It’s astonishing how much noise there is around the supposed demise of the prime central London (PCL) residential market, when in fact the statistics prove it’s one of the best-performing and most resilient UK residential property classes. As a prime property finance provider with deep experience of this area of ...

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