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April 09, 2014 - Old signs , new shop ...(+) Read More...

Whilst refurbishing the shop premises we found a series of three shop signs illustrating perfectly the changing styles of the 20th century

April 09, 2014 - 88-90 Fulham Palace Road ...(+) Read More...

Another conversion project to add six flats to our portfolio

March 19, 2013 - A Parallel Universe ?...(+) Read More...

Most of us developers expend considerable energy moaning about difficulties with the planning system or obtaining funding.  Rest assured, it is often with good reason.  Let me just give a small example of the parallel universes that the private and public sectors seem to live in.

Residential, Commercial and Property Development News 
UK housing market growth fuelled by lack of stock
Transactions in the UK’s housing market remain below the long term average, despite a pick-up in demand, according to the latest figures from CBRE.
Upstairs downstairs
Mayfair homes now employ more domestic staff than during the Georgian era ::8212:: a challenge for developers and employers. Hannah Brenton reports.
Tarting about affordable quotas in Soho
Hannah Brenton reports on a new approach to affordable housing in central London
Quintain and Keystone score at Wembley Park
Quintain has formed a joint venture with Keystone Developers, a Swiss property and private equity family office, to deliver the next 306,000 sq ft phase of residential development at Wembley Park.
Bland development risks killing London’s ‘golden goose’
Consensus is a rare thing in politics. But some facts are too irrefutable for debate.
Upstairs downstairs
Mayfair homes now employ more domestic staff than during the Georgian era ::8212:: a challenge for developers and employers. Hannah Brenton reports.
Tarting about affordable quotas in Soho
Hannah Brenton reports on a new approach to affordable housing in central London
Quintain and Keystone score at Wembley Park
Quintain has formed a joint venture with Keystone Developers, a Swiss property and private equity family office, to deliver the next 306,000 sq ft phase of residential development at Wembley Park.
Rathbone Market plans are unveiled
English Cities Fund and Newham Council have submitted plans for the final phase of the 650-home Rathbone Market development in Canning Town, London.
Man dies at former US Navy HQ collapse
A man died this week after part of the building at 20 Grosvenor Square in London’s West End collapsed on Monday afternoon.
Clegg announces garden cities plan
Nick Clegg has promised three new garden cities for the south of England with up to 15,000 homes each.
Hearthstone Investments secures £30m council pension fund resi mandate
Hearthstone Investments has secured a £30m investment mandate from Falkirk Council Pension Fund to invest into social and affordable housing within Scotland.
Quintain forms Wembley resi JV
Quintain has formed a joint venture with Keystone Developers, a Swiss property and private equity family office, to deliver the next 306,000 sq ft phase of residential development at Wembley Park.
Countryside appoints non-exec director
Countryside has appointed a former FTSE 250 finance director to its board as a non-executive director.
Pears refinances Urban Splash
Pears Group has refinanced Manchester-based developer Urban Splash.
Need to know: The demise of the OFT
It was not an April Fool, although to many it sounded like one, Mira Bar-Hillel reports.
Developer secures government funding for 123 new London homes
Inland Homes has secured £8.7m to build 123 new homes for private rent in west London.
Seven Capital in £125m West Midlands residential play
Seven Capital is to develop three residential schemes in the West Midlands with an end value of £125m.
Lib Dems revise mansion tax plans
The Liberal Democrats have pledged to impose the mansion tax through a levy on higher council tax bands rather than in a flat rate, in a move which has been welcomed by the property industry.
London mayor proposes resi investment scheme
London mayor Boris Johnson has announced plans for a new investment scheme to boost house building in the capital.
DevSecs offloads two assets
Development Securities has sold two properties in Watford and Chorlton-cum-Hardy, near Manchester, totalling £15.7m.
Barratt and Places for People form 2,000 home JV
Barratt Homes and Places for People have formed a 50/50 joint venture to deliver more than 2,000 homes in Milton Keynes.
Property Week's Manifesto for Residential
Ahead of the political conference season, Property Week sets out its policy for the residential sector