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Detail of CapCo's original Earls Court masterplan

CapCo’s Earls Court posts £100m value drop

Capital & Counties has written down the value of Earls Court by a further £100m as the result of political uncertainty and the slow residential market

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Sarah Quinn, head of residential operations, Moda

Moda appoints head of residential operations

Moda has hired a new head of residential operations to oversee the running of what it says is the UK’s largest branded build-to-rent portfolio

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Wembley Park: view from Engineers Way

A look inside London’s latest PRS products

As more rental schemes come online in the capital, EG presents five videos that give an idea of the products on offer and the amenity spaces accompanying them

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Invesco forward funds 383 flats in Liverpool

Invesco Real Estate has agreed to forward fund 383 flats in Liverpool for £86m.

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Mayor and L&Q agree £500m s106 for Barking Riverside

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and L&Q have agreed a £500m s106 for the 11,000-home Barking Riverside scheme

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PRS REIT raises £250m to expand pipeline

PRS REIT has raised £250m through a share placing with plans to launch a portfolio of more than 10,000 new-build family homes in the private rented sector.

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Mace selected for £350m Stevenage regeneration

Stevenage Borough Council has selected Mace as its development partner for a £350m town centre regeneration project. The development, to the western side of the town centre, is presently the site of the council’s offices, bus station and surface car parks. The new project will include shops, homes, and a central venue for a library, […]

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Enticing ‘build-to-renters’ to outer London

London’s build-to-rent market has exploded in recent years, with the first wave of schemes now coming on stream. A flurry of others are not far behind in the construction phase and even more are on the drawing board, ready to get off the ground, with seasoned renters now opening their eyes to a whole new offer and product.

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Edinburgh’s £200m Haymarket development put up for sale

Interserve and Tiger Developments are selling The Haymarket Edinburgh, the joint venture’s long-awaited £200m mixed-use development project.

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Palmer/Schroders jv makes land buys

The Residential Land Partnership, a joint venture between Schroder Real Estate Investment Management and Palmer Capital, has made its first two purchases.

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Lendlease and Evans to develop York build-to-rent

Lendlease and Evans Property Group have gained planning for the Hungate, a build-to-rent scheme in York

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BL eyes build-to-rent market

British Land is honing its PRS strategy as it considers a major entry into the build-to-rent sector

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Westbury Castle, Prestatyn, Wales

Welsh castle sold by receivers

Investors in a £3.4m peer-to-peer loan organised by Lendy are likely to be out of pocket after the Grade II* listed former castle in Flintshire, North Wales sold at auction for just £1.5m.

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St Joseph Homes' Snow Hill Wharf project, Birmingham

Berkeley to build 404 homes in Birmingham

Berkeley’s St Joseph Homes has received planning permission for 404 flats in Birmingham

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Knight Frank bolsters regional resi business with six new hires

Knight Frank has expanded its regional residential development business with six new hires.

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Strawberry Star buys £260m Luton scheme

Strawberry Star has exchanged contracts on a 685-home scheme in Luton with an end value of £260m.

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Empiric continues cost-cutting drive

Empiric Student Property has continued its cost-cutting programme after the value of its portfolio was hit by operational issues in November last year.

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Government calls for housing strategy for elderly

A Communities and Local Government parliamentary committee has called for the creation of a national housing strategy for older people

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Letwin’s review will not win the landbank battle

COMMENT: A review is welcome, but institutional speculators and private landbankers are hard to reach, says Jackie Sadek

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Pegasus Living, Sidmouth

Pegasus Life gets consent for Devon project

Senior living developer Pegasus Life has got the go-ahead for a development in Sidmouth, Devon

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