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Events Diary

Alternative Residential 2019

Wednesday 25th September 2019

Viability & Planning 2019

Thursday 26th September 2019

Care Homes & Retirement Living 2019

Tuesday 26th November 2019

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Interview: Philip Hillman on the alternative residential sector

Philip Hillman is the Chairman of UK and EMEA Living Capital Markets for global corporate real estate professionals, JLL, and will be Chairing our annual Alternative Residential Property conference in September. We asked Philip for an overview of the sector as it stands currently and what the future of alternative resi could look like.

The rise of flexible space developments

Is there any such thing as the typical British nuclear family in 2019? As discussed in our recent interview with UK planning expert, Roger Hepher, the need for a standard three-bedroom home has fast changed over the years, with more unmarried couples, those without children or those raising them singularly, house shares and otherwise ‘unconventional households.

Interview: Roger Hepher on planning and viability in 2019

Roger Hepher is a Director for HGH Consulting and one of the UK’s most experienced planning consultants, who will be joining us as Chair at September’s Viability and Planning conference 2019. We caught up with him to discuss the current challenges within planning and viability practices and things to look out for in the coming months.

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

A new approach? The changing world of student housing

Looking at the numbers, it’s no surprise to hear that the student living market has been enjoying a high in the last few years and with 1.04m students now undertaking higher education away from home, the demand for purpose-built accommodation is growing. Ahead of Student Housing 2018 we take a look at the ways in which the world of student accommodation is changing the property market both at home and abroad. Read more
Posted: 22nd Feb 2018

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