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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.

Is London Planning Too Centrally Focused?

30th November 2016

By Caroline Harper

Sadiq Khan has now been Mayor of London for a little over six months and his attention is beginning to turn to the Capital’s planning policies. His Housing Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) was published today, and this will set the tone of how the new administration will address housing delivery, including boosting the supply of “genuinely affordable” homes.

A Note to Self-Build

The Timber Solution For Private Rented Communities

28th October 2016

By Ashley Perry

Much has been made of residential housebuilding targets and their futility, given the dynamics of the market. The issues are simple in economic terms: there is a skilled labour shortage and material prices are fluctuating, which are serving to exacerbate the much-needed demand for increased housing supply. Notwithstanding this, sustainability requirements will place further pressures on the UK market. Something has to give.

Space Standards

The problem with Space Standards

13th October 2016

By Adam Challis

In conjunction with Pocket Living, JLL ran a research survey in 2015 to better understand what first-time buyers want. It turns out that space matters, but not that much.

Out in front, by some margin, was location. Prospective purchasers knew where they wanted to be and would make concessions on other attributes of their wish list to get there. Turns out, unit size is less important than we think.

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