How master developers can unlock SME opportunities

Amid the Cannes sunshine last month, some in the industry may have missed the Government’s delayed response to the Letwin Review, writes Alex Robinson, director of development for strategic land at Grosvenor Britain & Ireland. In a written submission issued with the chancellor’s Spring Statement, James Brokenshire endorsed Letwin’s emphasis on housing diversification to increase build-out rates and housing delivery. While elements of Letwin’s review will continue to spark debate – not least the proposals around land value capture – many in the development industry will be able to get behind the push for diversification. To make