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    1. July 25, 2016

      Hammerson reports British property value drop

      Hammerson, the FTSE 100 retail property group, has revealed a decline in the value of its British portfolio in a...

    2. July 20, 2016

      London new house sales hit 3-year low

      Sales of new-build London homes dropped to their lowest level in three years in the second quarter as the prospect of...

    1. July 18, 2016

      For Theresa May, housing is vital to building post-Brexit Britain

      Theresa May, Britain’s new prime minister, must answer two urgent questions as she begins to frame domestic policy in...

    2. July 13, 2016

      Barratt puts land purchases on hold following Brexit vote

      Barratt Developments, the UK’s largest housebuilder by output, has decided to put land-buying commitments on hold where...

    3. July 5, 2016

      Persimmon still confident on dividends, despite 7.2% sell-off

      Persimmon, the UK’s second-largest housebuilder by output, said it remained confident in its ability to deliver a...

    4. July 4, 2016

      UK economy: of all you survey

      The last time Britain conjured a homegrown recession, the then-chancellor sped his descent into political oblivion by...

    5. July 4, 2016

      Construction sector at weakest for seven years

      Activity in Britain’s construction sector last month was weaker than it has been for seven years, with housebuilding...

    6. July 1, 2016

      Housebuilders’ shares look like better value than their homes

      Oh no! House prices may go down! We’re all doomed! The emerging consensus among those paid to guess is that our Brave...

    7. July 1, 2016

      ‘Switch to blue-chips in wake of Brexit vote’

      The decade-long popularity of smaller UK stocks among individual investors is evaporating after the Brexit vote, as...

    8. June 27, 2016

      Brexit effect on UK property casts pall over estate agents

      Faced with a falling number of home transactions, listed estate agents had hoped the certainty of the UK’s EU...

    9. June 26, 2016

      UK housebuilders: confidence demolished

      Housebuilders were among the biggest casualties of Friday’s sell-off. This looks odd. They are not overleveraged; they...

    10. June 23, 2016

      Spiralling costs stall London housing projects

      Spiralling construction costs have stalled a series of residential building projects across London, with several...

    11. June 22, 2016

      London mayor blocks green belt development

      The new mayor of London has blocked a housing development because it was on “Green Belt” land, in an early sign of a...

    12. June 15, 2016

      Berkeley’s house reservations fall by a fifth

      Upmarket housebuilder Berkeley sent out a stark warning about the state of the UK property market, saying that...

    13. June 10, 2016

      London’s housing crisis: how would the Romans have solved it?

      A couple of weeks ago, I received an unusual invitation to a corporate event. Essentially, it involved time travel. I...

    14. June 9, 2016

      Bellway home buyers ignore Brexit worries

      Bellway, the FTSE 250 housebuilder, has said it is on track for a record year as strong demand for new homes appears...

    15. June 9, 2016

      Luxury flat developers turn to discounts as London sales slow

      Widespread discounting of newly built luxury apartments is cutting into developers’ margins, prompting cost-cutting...

    16. May 29, 2016

      Khan wants Londoners to have first option on new homes

      Sadiq Khan, London’s new mayor, has proposed giving its residents the first option on new homes, as he warned against...

    17. May 26, 2016

      Drop in housing starts casts doubts on million homes target

      A decline in new housing starts in England this year has cast fresh doubt on government ambitions to build a million...

    18. May 22, 2016

      MPs call for action on quality of new-build homes

      Buyers of newly built homes should have the right to carry out a full survey before they complete the purchase,...

    19. May 17, 2016

      Marc Vlessing of Pocket micro-homes is big in small housing

      As Marc Vlessing cycled around London more than a decade ago, he noticed something odd going on. Developers were...

    20. May 17, 2016

      Taylor Wimpey raises guidance as it shrugs off EU referendum fears

      Shares in Taylor Wimpey rose more than 5 per cent on Tuesday morning after the UK housebuilder upgraded its profit...

    21. May 13, 2016

      UK construction figures add to economic gloom

      The UK construction industry has continued its downward slide as analysts cite reasons ranging from uncertainties...

    22. May 12, 2016

      Councils set to receive greater powers to boost UK housebuilding

      Councils are set to receive greater powers to seize land and approve large-scale housebuilding as part of government...

    23. May 11, 2016

      Builders bow to Tory pressure on new homes

      Britain’s biggest housebuilders will increase their output significantly and make it easier to trade land after coming...

    24. May 9, 2016

      The one-man firm that blacklisted thousands

      Ian Kerr was buried at his local Catholic church on a wintry day in December 2012. His widow Mary blamed his heart...

    25. May 9, 2016

      Brexit and prime London fears take shine off UK housebuilders

      A three-year winning streak in which the share prices of UK housebuilders more than trebled has gone into reverse this...

    26. May 4, 2016

      Downbeat construction survey fuels fears for UK recovery

      Britain’s construction industry suffered its worst month in nearly three years in April, in a further sign the economic...

    27. April 28, 2016

      London planning applications fall as builders await outcome of mayoral election

      The number of new homes receiving planning permission in London has dropped by two-thirds in the run-up to the mayoral...

    28. April 28, 2016

      Potential for housebuilding on public land revealed

      The public sector owns three times as much land in England and Wales as previously thought, figures show, opening up...

    29. April 26, 2016

      Greenbelt housing plans raise fears but fail to lower demand

      A jump in the number of homes planned for England’s greenbelt has upset conservationists but economists warn that many...

    30. April 25, 2016

      Greenbelt housebuilding poised to surge

      The number of homes planned for greenbelt land in England has jumped by a quarter in the past year, despite a promise...

    31. April 21, 2016

      UK housing minister answers 10 tough questions on the property market

      Brandon Lewis, the minister for housing and planning, joined FT.com for a live online Q&A on Wednesday. Readers...

    32. April 18, 2016

      Businesses dogged by referendum uncertainty

      The rival campaigns may disagree about how disruptive a vote to leave the EU would be for British business. But there...

    33. April 13, 2016

      Government eases stance over sell-offs in housing bill debate

      The government has backtracked on parts of its proposals to force councils to sell off their most valuable housing...

    34. April 6, 2016

      Housing association merger creates one of UK’s largest homebuilders

      Three housing associations in southern England are merging to create a group with £30bn in assets and a planned...

    35. April 4, 2016

      Construction industry hesitant ahead of Brexit vote

      Britain’s construction industry remains in cautious mood ahead of the June vote on membership of the European Union....

    36. March 31, 2016

      Damac looks to lay foundations for London regeneration scheme

      Damac Properties, the Dubai private sector property developer, is in talks to develop a significant regeneration site...

    37. March 29, 2016

      Brickmaker Forterra plans £450m IPO

      Britain’s second-biggest brickmaker is planning a £450m float on the London stock market as it seeks to capitalise on...

    38. March 22, 2016

      Investment opportunities abound but we must get over the barriers

      This was to have been the year of exit from quantitative easing. Instead, 2016 is going to be the year of negative...

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