Residential and Development

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London Mayor and L&Q agree £500m investment in Barking Riverside


Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced a partnership with developer L&Q to invest £500m in a residential-led regeneration in east London.

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Invesco forward funds £86m Liverpool BTR scheme


Invesco Real Estate has partnered with Patten Properties and Panacea Property Development to deliver 383 build-to-rent (BTR) units in Liverpool City Centre.


PRS REIT raises £250m


The PRS REIT has successfully raised £250m following the early close of its share placing on Monday.

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Springfield posts solid growth for half-year


Scottish housebuilder Springfield Properties has posted its maiden interim results showing a 10.5% rise in revenue, and a 19.6% leap in adjusted pre-tax profit.

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Grainger hires new land and development director


Grainger has appointed Mike Keaveney as director of land and development.

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Moda hires head of residential operations


Moda has hired Sarah Quinn as its new head of residential operations to oversee the running of the group’s build-to-rent portfolio.


SLG to sell Stoke-on-Trent resi site


The Strategic Land Group (SLG) is to sell a 33-acre greenfield site in Stoke-on-Trent, after securing outline planning consent for 350 new homes.

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Hughes joins iQ as chair


Student accommodation specialist iQ has appointed former Coca-Cola Great Britain and Ireland president Penny Hughes as non-executive chair.


Strong demand leads PRS REIT to close share placing early


PRS REIT has brought forward the closing date of its £250m fund raising following strong levels of demand from investors.

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RLP seals first two deals totalling £16.5m


Schroder Real Estate Investment Management and Palmer Capital have acquired two redevelopment opportunities for their Residential Land Partnership (RLP) joint venture.

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Milton Keynes Development Partnership reveals preferred developers for 30-acre scheme


Milton Keynes Development Partnership (MKDP) has appointed Crest Nicholson and a joint venture between Urban Splash and Places for People as preferred developers for Campbell Park Northside, a 30-acre site in Miton Keynes.

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Strawberry Star joins International Stock Exchange & secures £260m mixed-use scheme


London residential developer Strawberry Star has secured a listing on the International Stock Exchange with plans to raise £180m in equity, after exchanging contracts on the acquisition of a £260m mixed-use scheme in Luton.


Risk capital is the key to unlocking sites


Despite the lack of housing being categorised as a national emergency, the pace of development on many sites is frustratingly slow.

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Regional cities drive growth in urban brownfield values


The value of urban brownfield land grew by 9% in 2017, driven by mounting demand for land in the UK’s major cities, reveals Knight Frank’s new Residential Development Land Index.

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MPs call for more specialist housing for older generation


Industry welcomes report and calls on the government to take action to encourage development.

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