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A Note to Self-Build

The Rise Of Mass Production Housing

29th March 2017

By Adam Challis

For a Government seemingly doing and saying a lot of sensible things on housing, it isn't half taking a lot of flak for it. Is our scepticism of those in charge so high that we default to 'something must be wrong' anytime a new announcement is given? OK, fair enough – there is plenty of precedence. But maybe not this time.

Will tenants pay more rent for amenities?

31st January 2017

By Richard Valentine-Selsey

There is an ever-growing list of amenities that can be provided within Private Rented Communities (PRCs) ranging from the functional parcel storage room or bike spaces to the aspirational private dining and cinema rooms. But what impact do they have and can they result in a rental premium?

Fighting Talk

30th January 2017

By Adam Challis

LSE Professor Christine Whitehead recently totted up the number of new housing policy initiatives since 2010. It seems there is no shortage of energy being poured into housing initiatives, so you might expect me to be cheering a White Paper that seems increasingly likely to offer a whole new raft of ideas to work through. Based on what we know so far, I have decidedly mixed views.

Modular Construction

Modular Construction

10th January 2017

By Adam Challis

The next big thing for UK housing delivery is - for many - neither new, nor innovative. Yet modular is likely to drive the biggest change in the way houses get built in the UK for over a century.

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Residential: What To Look Out For In 2017

16th December 2016

By Ashley Perry

Next year’s housing white paper will hopefully cement the government’s commitment to housebuilding – but what will it mean for major London developments?

Ticket to ride

Communication. Disrupted.

5th December 2016

By Adam Challis

The two great political events of the year, possibly of a generation, have been followed by a raft of soul searching. That much is obvious. 

But - Farage and the Brexiteers didn't invent populist rhetoric, and despite the widespread disbelief of his historic win outside of the United States, neither did Trump.

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