Industry Update – 25th February 2019

Industry Update – 25th February 2019

Balfour Beatty and Mace look set to seal the deal on the construction project for both Euston (£1.5 billion) and Old Oak Common (£1.1 billion) railway stations in London on the proposed new HS2 project, in the absence of competing bids from other contractors. Building...
Industry Update – 18th February 2019

Industry Update – 18th February 2019

The government’s “Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission” has had four new commissioners appointed. The Commission advises the government by developing practical measures to ensure new housing developments meet the needs and expectations of communities, making...
Rightmove House Price Index: – 18th February 2019

Rightmove House Price Index: – 18th February 2019

Jason Tebb, Group Chief Operating Officer of Go Develop comments on the Rightmove House Price Index: “Whilst Brexit is of course a factor in the decision making process for some purchasers, the fact that this morning’s data indicates that asking prices are rising year...
Industry Update – 11th February 2019

Industry Update – 11th February 2019

The NHBC reports that developers registered 159,617 new homes in 2018. That is a 0.5% increase over 2017. Private sector registration reduced by 1% and the “affordable sector” remained largely flat. New home completions also remained stable – noting a 1% increase over...