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Can Micro Living play an important role in the future of UK housing?

30th July 2018

More than 80% of the UK’s population now live in urban areas while a recent UN report estimates two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050.
People are attracted to city living due to the ability to live closer to employment and leisure hubs. However, this population movement is putting huge pressure on urban authorities to provide sufficient and suitable housing.

 
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Football’s Coming Home

14th June 2018

Football clubs in England and Wales have provided a significant contribution towards the UK Government’s goal of boosting housing supply.

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Small Things and Big Ideas

Comment on Labour's commitment to social housing

28th September 2017

Adam Challis, Head of residential research at JLL comments: "Jeremy Corbyn has put housing squarely back in the centre of the domestic political agenda. It is right that we uphold the emerging lessons from the Grenfell Tower fire and continue to learn from that terrible disaster. Other elements of the speech, such as rent controls, should be viewed with caution. There is a wide swathe of examples - including pre-1989 in the UK itself - that show the negative impacts of tight controls on rents."

Five Actions needed by Government to drive a step change in housing supply

26th September 2017

The UK Government has a domestic policy agenda that is at least as challenging as the EU exit negotiations are likely to prove, and with new Housing Minister Alok Sharma now in place and the coalition agreed, Government can begin to focus on the endemic housing challenges of undersupply and chronic unaffordability that previous administrations have failed to effectively address.

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Sales and lettings legislation update

14th September 2017

Lucinda Skailes, Director of Tenancy Management at JLL Knightsbridge, summarises the latest changes to England's Anti Money Laundering and Energy Performance Certificate regulations.

Transaction levels grow as prices bottom out in prime central London

14th September 2017

The sub £2m sales market in the south western neighbourhoods of prime central London (PCL) has benefited from stable prices and greater optimism among buyers and sellers across the area as a whole. As ever, Q3 is set to be the PCL lettings market’s busiest season, with students and families looking to agree tenancies ahead of the new academic year.

JLL Residential complete on Nine Elms Square for £470m

22nd August 2017

Representing London’s second largest land deal on record. JLL has completed on the sale of the 10 acre former flower market at New Covent Garden Market to Dalian Wanda for £470m, representing the second largest land deal in London to date. 

Leeds sales and lettings market comment

1st August 2017

Sales completions in Leeds during the first half of 2017 were up 30% on the same period last year, with sales enquiries also rising 30%. The city's lettings market is also buoyant, with demand from young professionals and an active student population currently driving values.

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