• The key annual Conference for the London Resi Market returns on 6th March....
  • Join hundreds of delegates from both Private & Public Sectors at the Affordable Housing Conference on 19th March....
  • The Market Leaders in Student Housing from across the Uk, Europe & Globally gather in London on 14th May

Events Diary

London Resi Conference 2019

Wednesday 6th March 2019

Affordable Housing Investment 2019

Tuesday 19th March 2019

Student Housing 2019

Tuesday 14th May 2019

latest news

2019 UK property predictions: Brexit, house prices and market growth

Amid a tumultuous year for the UK property market, the words on everybody’s lips continues to be Brexit and what it means for investment, developers and would-be buyers in 2019 and beyond. We’ve examined some of the latest predictions from property experts to bring you an up to date forecast of what you can expect in the new year.

How will new viability assessment rules affect developers?

Earlier in the year, the UK government’s announcement of new planning rules and viability guidance came amongst a bid to increase the quantity of affordable housing amongst the UK housing crisis and crack down on developers that have used viability loopholes to reduce affordable housing quotas. We’ve examined the now published rules in further detail to understand the impact on developers.

The current opportunities for housing development

As we touched upon recently, updates to the draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) should provide developers with more opportunity and freedom in developing existing brownfield sites, but there is little mention within the framework of openings for development on alternative plots. We examine the current opportunities for housing development in the UK right now.

News - Property Conferences and Events for Property Development and Investment Professionals

The future of the London resi market – is the way we are living changing?

It’s safe to say that London’s residential property market has been the subject of much pessimism in the last few months but, it seems that we've regrettably forgotten alternative models of housing that solve the problem at hand. There is now calls for a paradigm shift in the London residential market and, ahead of our London Resi event, in March, we explore some of the alternatives that are changing the way UK residents are living. Read more
Posted: 1st Feb 2018

Funding affordable housing: the role of the private sector

As we’ve discussed before, the definition of “affordable” in today’s property market is unforgivingly fluid. Currently, the term "affordable housing" is used to label a range of models, and this broad spectrum has begun to cause confusion. As the market shifts, private investors are beginning to see great opportunity within this broad sector. Read more
Posted: 1st Feb 2018

We Meet…Andrea Carpenter, Co-Director, Women Talk Real Estate

This October, we were delighted to speak with Andrea Carpenter, co-director of Women Talk Real Estate. As a proud sponsor of this practical non-profit initiative to improve gender diversity, we were keen to discuss what sparked the idea of Women Talk Real Estate, and what more can be done to enact change. Read more
Posted: 17th Nov 2017

5 retirement living market gaps to fix in 2018

Why isn't the Retirement Living sector maturing at the same pace as, say, student housing? These five sizeable gaps in the market have their parts to play. Read more
Posted: 24th Oct 2017

How build-to-rent is changing the London property narrative

The burgeoning build-to-rent sector cannot be accused of simply fiddling around the edges a housing crisis; purpose-built rental homes look like they’re here to stay. Read more
Posted: 20th Oct 2017

Emerging Alternative Asset Trends for 2018

Alternative property investments accounted for a third of the UK market during the first half of 2017. We ask: what are the emerging trends that will continue to dominate in 2018? Read more
Posted: 10th Oct 2017

UK risks losing a generation of property SMEs

New homes built by SME firms fell below a quarter of market output for the first time ever in 2016. What has gone wrong? Read more
Posted: 5th Oct 2017

Collectivism and community in the property market

The Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 has been given Royal assent and its regulations are now in operation, but is collectivism really having an impact in the market? Read more
Posted: 31st Aug 2017

London Mayor dangles another carrot for developers. Will it work?

London Mayor Sadiq Khan confirms a ‘threshold approach’ toward affordable housing in the Supplementary Planning Guidance. We discuss guidelines, promises, crackdowns and carrots ahead of our Viability and Planning conference on Thursday 28th September. Read more
Posted: 17th Aug 2017

Investing in London commercial property, one year on

We look at the current shape of London's commercial sector a year after the Brexit vote, and why portfolio diversification is key for today’s investors. Read more
Posted: 8th Aug 2017