Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced a partnership with developer L&Q to invest £500m in a residential-led regeneration in east London.
US private equity firm Harrison Street has set its sights on breaking into other specialist residential markets in the UK this year.
Proptech start-up Vesta has launched an online platform to bring together institutional investors and sellers of traditional PRS properties.
Online estate agency HouseSimple has secured £20m in growth capital, led by existing investors Toscafund Asset Management and Freston Ventures, the private investment vehicle of Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone.
Crosslane Student Developments has sold a 437-bed property in Sheffield to Unite Students Accommodation Fund for £35.5m.
Swedish residential investor Akelius has acquired a large London residential portfolio comprising 395 apartments for £73.2m.
Scarborough International Properties has revealed its joint venture company FairBriar International has received £34.7m funding from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) for its 24.5 acre Middlewood Locks development in Manchester.
The Crown Estate has sold a 225-acre plot of land in Bingham, Nottinghamshire to Barratt and David Wilson Homes.
Network Rail has released several sites for commercial and residential development in five locations across Greater London and the South East in the first of a series of multi-site launches.