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Events Diary

Alternative Resi Development 2018

Wednesday 26th September 2018

Viability & Planning 2018

Thursday 27th September 2018

Care & Retirement Living 2018

Tuesday 27th November 2018

latest news

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.

The rise of co-living

Today, co-living has progressed into a social movement that focuses not just on the convenience that shared housing provides, but on a sense of community and collaboration. With the average rent in London having risen to £1884 per month and an increasing demand for housing, we examine the trends in co-living, as well as potential investment opportunities for developers. 

The rise of the micro home: what today’s residential buyers are looking for

Micro-living has become an appealing model of living for those young professionals who are otherwise unable to get on the property ladder. We examine the growth within the micro-living market over the last couple of years and how this may develop going forward.

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

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

5 long-term London investment growth trends | Residential

We’ve compiled top findings from across the web to develop a clearer picture of today’s property landscape for residential investors. Read more
Posted: 3rd Aug 2017

Join us for our first alternative assets event this September

From student housing and retirement living to PRS and ‘micro living’, investors are opting for emerging high-yield markets to bypass stalling sales. Read more
Posted: 11th Jul 2017