Residential and Development

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

Hall green racetrack

Galliford Try goes to the dogs to deliver 200 new homes in Birmingham


Galliford Try has announced plans to partner with housing association WM Housing to convert the former Hall Green dog racing stadium into 200 new homes in Birmingham.


Kier 'on track' after property team shake-up


FTSE-250 listed infrastructure and housebuilding group Kier has said it is “confident” that the company will meet its full-year expectations in a trading update for the period since 20 September.

Taylor Wimpey

Brexit chaos causes housebuilder shares to crash


Shares in housebuilders fell dramatically this morning as Taylor Wimpey, Berkeley Group, Barratt Developments and Persimmon all saw loses of nearly 10% in morning trading as the UK was thrown into political turmoil over Brexit.

St neots urban&civic

Urban & Civic adds 2,800 homes at St Neots


Huntingdonshire District Council has approved regeneration specialist Urban & Civic’s plans for a ‘sustainable urban extension’ of St Neots, to add 2,800 homes to the Cambridge suburb.

BJD Derby Royal Infirmary

BJD unveils plans for Derby hospital site


BJD Investors and Developers have outlined plans for a residential led scheme having made a surprise acquisition of the eight-acre site of Derby’s former DRI hospital.


Grainger buys out GRIP REIT partner for £396m


Grainger has accelerated its growth in the private rented sector (PRS) by agreeing to buy the share in GRIP REIT it didn’t already own from Dutch pension fund APG for £396m.

McCarthy and Stone Weybridge

McCarthy & Stone sees revenue rise but profits crash


McCarthy & Stone’s revenue rose 2% over the last financial year to £672m but underlying operating profit at the retirement home builder fell 30% to £68m.


Westminster toughens affordable housing stance in new City Plan


Westminster City Council has proposed that developers of large hotel and office schemes in its central zone provide on-site affordable housing, in the draft version of its new City Plan.

Newland Cross Dublin

Hibernia scores 98 acre land parcel for Irish rugby union land conversion


Irish property investment group Hibernia REIT has completed its largest land purchase to-date with the acquisition of two separate parcels in west Dublin, including 92.5 acres from the Irish Rugby Football Union.

Thakeham Pease Pottage CGI

Radian teams up with Thakeham for Pease Pottage JV


Developer Thakeham has formed a joint venture with affordable housing provider Radian to develop more than 600 new homes in Pease Pottage, west Sussex.

Canalside River Trust Hale Wharf

Grainger forward-funding deal kicks off redevelopment of £100m Hale Wharf


The joint venture between Muse Developments and the Canal & River Trust has agreed a £41m forward funding deal with Grainger to kick-off the first phase of its Hale Wharf redevelopment in Tottenham.

Future Generations Cola Factory

Future Generation to debut in Ireland with Cola Factory conversion


Future Generation, a joint venture between Southern Grove and Tadhamon Capital, has acquired The Cola Factory in Cork, Ireland, to develop a 600-bed student accommodation scheme.

More residential stories

The Timber Yard Birmingham

West Mids focus: Birmingham and Wolverhampton bounce back with new devs


Helen Crane asks why residential development in the centre has hit new highs and whether the UK’s second city will remain a hotbed of activity.

Avanton Old Kent Road

Avanton on hunt for London growth areas


Omer Weinberger on developer’s plans to realise potential of non-prime London

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