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If developers want to shake off their reputation for putting profit before people, they should start by listening more carefully to the needs of the communities they serve, writes Rhiannon Curry.

So-called “poor doors”, segregated playgrounds and unwanted gentrification: it is not hard to find negative headlines about the property industry.

Developers regularly face accusations of putting profit before people, of building poorly designed and poorly constructed buildings that do little to serve the communities they are in.

But how much of this is true? The industry seems to be suffering