Housing associations

20 Apr: May announces snap general election for 8 June – property reacts

Prime minister Theresa May has announced that a general election will be held on 8 June. Early reaction from the property industry has welcomed the potential for a clear government mandate to deliver Brexit but warned that the election could cause a short-term delay in market activity. Geeta Nanda responds to the announcement  “The election is an opportunity to update or even scrap…

12 Apr: Generous gardens on Chelsea Waterfront

Ground-floor flats with a private garden fronting the Thames are a rare commodity in central London, but not at Chelsea Waterfront – The Evening Standard reports. The generous gardens are being unveiled this Easter at Chelsea Waterfront, a redevelopment of listed Lots Road Power Station. The plot spreads across 8 acres, includes 706 homes, luxurious landscaping at every corner and three pedestrian bridges,…

07 Apr: "Fizzy Living sets a great benchmark in speed of delivery and operational quality" – Property Week

The omens are good for the property industry An opinion piece by CBRE’s Head of International Capital Markets, Chris Brett, who offers his view of the direction of travel for the property industry post-MIPIM2017. “PRS has long been the buzzword of the UK market. There are now more new entrants into a market that had been starved of product and operators. The ideas,…

31 Mar: New Property Launches – Chelsea Waterfront in The London Magazine

Ruth Bloomfield highlights that Chelsea Waterfront’s towers will be released later this year in The London Magazine In a nervous post-Brexit market it will be fascinating to discover whether buyers are willing to invest £10m or more in a comparatively untried area when for the same money they could buy a whole house – albeit with less floor space – within prime London’s…

29 Mar: Theresa May triggers Article 50 – property reacts

Howard Crocker, managing director, Delph Property Group, discusses the future landscape of a post-Brexit Britain with Property Week. “On the one hand, this is a historic day, on the other, it’s business as usual for Britain. The truth is, no-one can accurately predict what the post-Brexit landscape will look like, although triggering Article 50 will invariably lead to a period of uncertainty. The…

27 Mar: Chelsea Waterfront powers ahead: Prime Resi

Farrells architects have now completed the planning process for Chelsea Waterfront, which will be the biggest development on the north bank of the Thames in over a century.   The eight-acre riverside enclave is being developed by Hutchinson Property Group. Farrels is behind two monumental glass residential towers,  mirroring the historic chimneys of the power station. Consent has been granted for a further 420…

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14 Mar: "The Budget forgot about housing” Geeta Nanda reflects on the Spring Budget

  10 March 2017 12:24 pm | By Geeta Nanda The omission is curious, and at odds with the DCLG’s recently-released Housing White Paper. That aimed at showing the public how seriously the government is taking the issue of housing for the “Just About Managings”, with strong rhetoric around a renewed focus on private rent, not just home ownership, and a commitment to…