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How is living and working set to change in 2021?
With the repercussions of the pandemic waging on and the reality of Brexit yet to come, 2021 looks set to be a year of settling into new habits and behaviours. We’re looking at some of the key living and working trends to come in the new year, as predicted by experts. Read more
Posted: 4th Jan 2021
Interview: Richard Donnell on the UK residential market
Richard Donnell is Zoopla’s Research and Insight Director and one of the UK’s long-standing property and housing gurus. We asked Richard to provide us with an analysis of the residential market ahead of our upcoming Resi Investment and Build to Rent Conference.
Posted: 16th Nov 2020
Key changes and responses to the planning white paper
The government’s Planning for the Future white paper outlines proposed changes to the current planning system. We’re taking a closer look at some of the reforms we could see and the reactions it has received so far.
Posted: 10th Nov 2020
How has Build to Rent coped with the pandemic?
Despite a sector still in its early years and one that initially attracted scepticism from traditional property investors, Build to Rent (BTR) is coming out of 2020 as one of the most resilient areas of the property market. Here’s a look at how it has performed and what the experts are saying. Read more
Posted: 27th Oct 2020
Is Covid-19 accelerating the retirement living sector?
What effect has Covid-19 had on the care and retirement living market and what can developers learn from this period? Read more
Posted: 30th Sep 2020
What alternative property sectors are investors interested in?
During a year in which traditionally high-performing property sectors like office space, tourism and leisure have turned on their head, investors are taking a moment to reconsider their options. Will 2021 be the year that alternative residential property becomes the big opportunity, or will investors seek more stable commercial ventures? Read more
Posted: 15th Sep 2020
Interview: Brian Welsh on the changing landscape of student housing
Brian Welsh is the Chief Executive Officer of Nido Student, Europe’s leading developer and operator of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA). As one of the sector’s leading experts in PBSA, we caught up with Brian to discuss the current state of the student housing sector and how it is being impacted as a result of the pandemic. Read more
Posted: 1st Sep 2020
The winners and losers of lockdown?
Inevitably, as swift adjustments to lifestyles and working habits alter behaviour for the foreseeable future, some property markets are left pondering their options for diversification. We’re looking at which sectors are coming out on top and those that have seen the biggest hits since lockdown. Read more
Posted: 28th Aug 2020
What do government changes to planning mean?
The planning process is one that has been notoriously bureaucratic and behind the times. However, with most workplaces still closed, organisations have had little choice but to take business online and adapt to new ways of working, including local authorities. So what has changed in planning and viability since then?
Posted: 28th Jul 2020
The housing market reopens: what next?
The welcome news that the housing market was to reopen came on 13th May, as the government announced the first steps towards easing the lockdown’s practical restraints. What has happened since and what are the predictions for the next few months? Read more
Posted: 15th Jun 2020