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FEC wins auction for site of failed £77m Angelgate development


Far East Consortium (FEC) has acquired the site of the Pinnacle’s failed Angelgate residential development in central Manchester at online auction.

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Housing association acquires Charlton Riverside site for £58m


U+I and Proprium Capital Partners have completed the sale of their joint venture Charlton Riverside site for £58m to a housing association.

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London Square gets green light for Neasden resi


Developer London Square has secured planning permission for a new mixed-use scheme in Neasden where it is set to deliver 121 homes and more than 23,000 sq ft of flexible commercial space.

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Double transfer increases Longhurst's housing stock


Midlands’ housing association Longhurst has increased its housing stock to more than 22,000 properties after completing the transfer of over 400 properties from two fellow housing associations.

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Shareholders narrowly pass Persimmon pay deals despite protests


Housebuilder Persimmon has seen its controversial remuneration policy approved by a narrow margin at its annual AGM despite significant protests from Aberdeen Standard Investments and other leading shareholders.

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Collective picks Penfold as global planning director


The Collective has appointed former GVA director James Penfold as its new global planning director.

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Clarion doubles investment in new homes to £427m


Clarion Housing Group has increased its total capital investment in new homes to £427m in 2018 from £196m the year before, an increase of 118% year-on-year.

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Persimmon sales and selling prices rise


Housebuilder Persimmon has revealed forward sales so far in 2018 have rised 8% on-year, while pricing conditions remained ‘firm’ across regional markets.


AXA acquires Finnish resi assets


AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets has bought three core residential assets in Helsinki, Finland, on behalf of a German special fund focused on residential investments.


Sigma targets £1bn portfolio for PRS REIT as it reveals rise in NAV


Sigma Capital has posted an 11% rise in net assets per share to 45.1p for the year to 31 December, from 40.7p at the end of the previous year.

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GPE sells West End scheme to M&G for £50m


Great Portland Estates (GPE) has sold its mixed-use scheme at 78-92 Great Portland Street and 15-19 Riding House Street to M&G Real Estate for £49.6m.

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Countryside teams up with Hackney Council on Tower Court estate


Countryside has signed a development agreement with Hackney Council to deliver 132 homes at the former Tower Court estate in Stamford Hill.

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Labour's new housing policy would 'stymie' development


Industry concerned party’s affordable housing proposals would deter developers and deliver less housing.


Government is making housebuilders a scapegoat for our broken planning system

2018-04-26T05:43:00+01:00By Steve Norris

As older readers will know, I was a minister in John Major’s government and an MP for 15 years and my politics remain those of the centre right.

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Clouds gather over London resi market


Homeowners cut prices and developers resort to bulk deals to boost sales.

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