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Industry Update – 29th July 2019

Industry Update – 29th July 2019

Housebuilders Countryside Properties report that it has completed a total of 1,055 new homes in the second quarter of this year – maintaining a similar output to the same period in 2018. The average selling price of its private homes remains stable at £374,000....

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Industry Update – 11th March 2019

London Capital & Finance: £236m firm collapses. Thousands of people who invested in a high-risk bond scheme marketed as a "Fixed Rate ISA" fear they have lost everything after the company collapsed. BBC Infrastructure engineers Interserve have been described as the...

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FT1000: Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies 2019

FT1000: Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies 2019 We are delighted to announce that Ultimate Holdings (the main hub of Go Develop and Ultimate Capital) has ranked number 823 in the Financial Times 1000 Fastest-Growing Companies 2019 list. This award recognises companies...

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Industry Update – 4th March 2019

Latest statistics show that more than 195,200 properties have been bought with the help of the government’s Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme since its launch in April 2013. Most of these purchases – 81% - were by first-time buyers and the average price paid for a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Industry Update – 4th February 2019

James Brokenshire, Communities Secretary, has announced that approaching £500 million will be spent on the construction of 11,000 affordable properties across the country. This will assist the government to achieve its target of 300,000 properties per year by the...

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Industry Update – 28th January 2019

Countryside Properties announced that it had “performed well” during its first quarter. This follows an increased emphasis on the private rental and affordable property sectors. Its updated figures 1/10/18-31/12/18 showed that the urban regeneration partner and...

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Industry Update – 21st January 2019

Research published by the British Property Federation shows that build-to-rent home construction has soared in the last year, providing significant work streams for contractors. Currently, there are 139,508 build-to-rent homes complete, under construction and in...

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Industry Update – 14th January 2019

Reports suggest that 3 million new homes categorised as “social” will need to be built in England over the next 20 years if the housing crisis is to be solved. Shelter, the housing charity, was quoted as saying that included 1.2 million homes for younger families who...

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