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London Resi Conference 2019

Wednesday 6th March 2019

Affordable Housing Investment 2019

Tuesday 19th March 2019

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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.

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. 

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

10 industry insights we learnt at Care Homes 2015

Our sixth annual National Care Homes and Retirement Living Conference provided plenty of industry insights to end the year. Here’s what we learnt on the day. Read more
Posted: 17th Dec 2015

Which London property areas will be most profitable by 2020?

Uncertainty in emerging markets, regeneration and the effects of stamp duty this year has shifted interest to the London fringe. Here’s where the profits will lie during the next four years. Read more
Posted: 1st Dec 2015

Spending Review 2015: key UK housing announcements

An unexpected windfall of £27bn led to a few surprise decisions this November, but did the Chancellor produce the right housing announcements? We examine the key points. Read more
Posted: 27th Nov 2015

Will the UK ever meet its housebuilding targets?

Housing Minister Brandon Lewis has pledged one million new homes across the UK by 2020, but will this latest target be met? Read more
Posted: 6th Nov 2015

What does London have that New York doesn’t?

Why is London and its property market the world’s best hotspot above its biggest rival: New York? We discuss the tale of the two cities. Read more
Posted: 29th Oct 2015

New Study Emphasises the Need for UK Retirement Villages

Retirement villages could help loneliness levels and housing issues facing Britain’s elderly population, according to a recent study. Read more
Posted: 22nd Sep 2015

Buy-to-Let Under Threat as Landlords Count Potential Losses

We discuss the latest news in the buy to let sector and who will be hit hardest by upcoming taxation changes. Read more
Posted: 11th Sep 2015

How PRS Schemes Will Change the London Housing Market

We take a look at the number of London PRS schemes under discussion and how they will change the housing market. Read more
Posted: 1st Sep 2015

Top 5 London Property Growth Markets in 2015

Land Registry London housing figures reveal five of the most successful growth markets to investigate this year. Read more
Posted: 14th Aug 2015

Fixing the Foundations: Summary of Planning Reforms

‘Fixing the Foundations: Creating a More Prosperous Nation’, was unveiled this July. Here is a summary of what has been outlined. Read more
Posted: 6th Aug 2015