Residential and Development

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

  • RESI: 'Councils should use PWLB money to lend to SME housebuilders'

  • RESI: Pidgley lambasts “stupidity and ridiculousness” of planning system

  • RESI: London's "reverse ripple effect" hitting wider housing market

  • Property calls for government backing for modular housing

  • Fantastic five: key speakers to look out for at RESI Convention 2018

  • RESI Convention: the 2018 conference agenda at a glance

  • Cowen latest confirmed speaker for RESI Convention 2018

  • Hartley latest confirmed speaker heading to RESI 2018

  • RESIcasts: resi-retail schemes and BTR finance challenges

  • RESI Joint Victories: the shortlist revealed

Latest Residential & Development News

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Springfield posts positive maiden annual results


Scottish housebuilder Springfield Properties has posted a 46% rise in pre-tax profit in its maiden annual results for the year to the end of May.

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Cording continues PRS growth with new head of UK residential delivery


Cording Real Estate Group has appointed Clarion Housing’s head of development for the South as its new head of delivery for UK residential as it continues to grow its private rented sector (PRS) team.

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Singapore's Centurion Group in Nottingham student accommodation buy


Singaporean property group Centurion Corporation is set to buy its tenth student accommodation asset in the UK, acquiring the 133-bed Castle Gate Haus in Nottingham for £10.2m.

Paul Rickard

Pocket appoints new CFO


Pocket Living has appointed a new chief financial officer, Paul Rickard, as well as announcing that co-founder Paul Harbard will retire in 2019.

Residential flats

Government tells councils to consider affordable housing ‘covenants’ for BTR schemes


Councils should consider applying covenants that require owners of build-to-rent developments to make more affordable housing contributions if they offer units for private sale soon after completion, according to new government planning guidance.


Leeds council approves X1's £210m city centre scheme


Leeds City Council has given the green light to X1 South Bank, a £210m mixed-use development in the city centre.

Mark Carney

House prices could fall 35% after no-deal Brexit, Carney warns


Bank of England governor Mark Carney has told the government that house prices could fall by as much as 35% in the three years after a no-deal Brexit, according to reports.

Social housing

NAV nudges up at Triple Point


Triple Point Social Housing REIT had reported a slight increase in net asset value for the six months to 30 June.

Nine Elms

TfL begins search for JV partner to build 3,000 build-to-rent homes


Transport for London (TfL) has begun its search for a private sector joint venture partner to help it deliver 3,000 build-to-rent homes.

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Call for cut in stamp duty rate


Residential Land’s head of investments Emma Whitby-Smith has called for a cut in stamp duty in this autumn’s Budget, after it was revealed that receipts had slumped in the second quarter


RESI: 'Councils should use PWLB money to lend to SME housebuilders'


Local authorities should stop buying commercial property and start providing loans to SME housebuilders, according to LendInvest’s founder Ian Thomas.


RESI: London's "reverse ripple effect" hitting wider housing market


A “reverse ripple effect” coming out of the weak London residential market has started to impact on the wider UK housing market.

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