Looking at the numbers, it’s no surprise to hear that the student living market has been enjoying a high in the last few years and with 1.04m students now undertaking higher education away from home, the demand for purpose-built accommodation is growing. Ahead of Student Housing 2018 we take a look at the ways in which the world of student accommodation is changing the property market both at home and abroad.
It’s safe to say that London’s residential property market has been the subject of much pessimism in the last few months but, it seems that we've regrettably forgotten alternative models of housing that solve the problem at hand. There is now calls for a paradigm shift in the London residential market and, ahead of our London Resi event, in March, we explore some of the alternatives that are changing the way UK residents are living.
As we’ve discussed before, the definition of “affordable” in today’s property market is unforgivingly fluid. Currently, the term "affordable housing" is used to label a range of models, and this broad spectrum has begun to cause confusion. As the market shifts, private investors are beginning to see great opportunity within this broad sector.
This October, we were delighted to speak with Andrea Carpenter, co-director of Women Talk Real Estate. As a proud sponsor of this practical non-profit initiative to improve gender diversity, we were keen to discuss what sparked the idea of Women Talk Real Estate, and what more can be done to enact change.
Why isn't the Retirement Living sector maturing at the same pace as, say, student housing? These five sizeable gaps in the market have their parts to play.
Alternative property investments accounted for a third of the UK market during the first half of 2017. We ask: what are the emerging trends that will continue to dominate in 2018?
New homes built by SME firms fell below a quarter of market output for the first time ever in 2016. What has gone wrong?
London Mayor Sadiq Khan confirms a ‘threshold approach’ toward affordable housing in the Supplementary Planning Guidance. We discuss guidelines, promises, crackdowns and carrots ahead of our Viability and Planning conference on Thursday 28th September.