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    1. December 15, 2014

      Countryside to double building rate to combat homes shortage

      Countryside has set out an ambitious expansion plan to double in five years the number of homes it builds as it aims to join...

    2. December 12, 2014

      UK housing market starting to settle, Bellway says

      The UK housing market is returning to more settled conditions after a long period of blistering growth, according to...

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    1. December 5, 2014

      Berkeley warns of tax change effect on sales of expensive homes

      London housebuilder Berkeley warned that the government’s stamp duty reforms would hit sales of houses valued above £2m, but...

    2. December 2, 2014

      Kensington wins battle of the basements

      Kensington and Chelsea Council has won its battle to restrict multi-storey basement extensions, in a move that is likely to...

    3. December 2, 2014

      Ministers propose government-built houses

      Ministers have set out proposals for the government to directly commission house building for the first time. Danny...

    4. December 2, 2014

      Construction activity dips on growth fear

      Concerns about the economic outlook have dented confidence in the UK construction industry, pushing activity to the slowest...

    5. December 1, 2014

      Bicester to host next new garden city

      Bicester in Oxfordshire will be unveiled on Tuesday as the location for the coalition’s second new garden city, the...

    6. November 28, 2014

      Tower developers hope to win Britons over to high-rise living

      A series of residential towers is set to spring up in cities across Britain as property developers and investors seek to...

    7. November 26, 2014

      Gleeson adopts no-frills model to build cheap ‘dream’ homes

      It is not your typical home seller’s patter. “Most home buyers would not have this area top of their list. It has issues...

    8. November 18, 2014

      State sits on enough land to build 2m homes, study finds

      The government owns enough land to build as many as 2m homes, a study has found – the equivalent of a decade’s supply. Land...

    9. November 14, 2014

      UK construction bounces back

      Growth in the UK’s construction sector bounced back in September, easing fears that recent weaker data signalled a more...

    10. November 13, 2014

      Battersea boosted by New Covent Garden redevelopment plan and Tube extension

      A huge London housebuilding zone has received two significant boosts, with planning permission given for the redevelopment...

    11. November 12, 2014

      Barratt sales slow as UK homes market settles down

      Barratt has reported a slowing in sales activity as the housing market cools after last year’s frenetic pace. The British...

    12. November 10, 2014

      Redrow criticises planning delays

      The chairman of housebuilder Redrow has cautioned that “political posturing” before next year’s general election was having...

    13. November 7, 2014

      Berkeley Homes powers up £700m National Grid joint venture

      London-centric housebuilder Berkeley Homes has signed a £700m joint venture with National Grid to build up to 14,000 homes...

    14. November 4, 2014

      Persimmon shrugs off UK housing market slowdown

      Persimmon, Britain’s biggest builder by market capitalisation, has dismissed concerns over a slowdown in the housing market...

    15. November 4, 2014

      UK construction sector hit by residential building slowdown

      UK construction sector activity expanded at its weakest pace in October in five months due to a sharp slowdown in...

    16. November 3, 2014

      The Silver Economy: Barratt Homes targets downsizing baby boomers

      Britain’s biggest housebuilder, Barratt Developments, is changing the way it designs, locates and markets some of its homes...

    17. November 3, 2014

      Levy hitting UK housebuilding, study finds

      A tax meant to help pay for infrastructure improvements is deterring the construction of homes, according to research. The...

    18. October 23, 2014

      Number of UK small housebuilders falls to record low, study finds

      The number of small housebuilders has dropped to a record low, according to new research, with banks’ reluctance to lend to...

    19. October 21, 2014

      Lloyds says UK needs 60,000 homes

      Lloyds Banking Group, the UK’s biggest retail bank, is poised to unveil a £50m fund for small housebuilders in an attempt to...

    20. October 21, 2014

      Cargiant and Queens Park Rangers battle to build thousands of London homes

      Two businesses have unveiled rival plans to build thousands of homes on the last big undeveloped site in London – even...

    21. October 17, 2014

      Travis Perkins builds on sales despite mild autumn

      Travis Perkins, Britain’s biggest builder’s merchant, said the mild autumn combined with disruption caused by store...

    22. October 14, 2014

      Bellway urges Whitehall to back housebuilders despite record year

      One of Britain’s biggest housebuilders has warned the government that publicly listed companies cannot solve the country’s...

    23. October 8, 2014

      Businesses evicted to make way for flats

      Businesses in the UK are losing out to housing developers, as a result of a change in government planning policy, according...

    24. October 7, 2014

      Berkeley brings back finance chief after boardroom exit

      Berkeley’s former financial controller is returning to the housebuilder as its new finance director, following the departure...

    25. October 3, 2014

      Miller Homes pulls flotation

      Miller Homes has pulled a planned flotation less than two weeks after announcing it. The Edinburgh-based housebuilder had...

    26. October 2, 2014

      UK construction picks up in September

      Activity in the construction sector picked up in September, according to the latest purchasing managers’ index, suggesting...

    27. September 27, 2014

      PM promises young home buyers discount

      David Cameron has set out plans to build tens of thousands of new homes for sale to young first-time buyers at discounted...

    28. September 21, 2014

      India’s Lodha Group homes in on London property market

      Lodha Group, India’s largest housing developer by sales, is launching an aggressive drive to become one of the biggest...

    29. September 17, 2014

      Councils at risk with development deals

      Councils are turning to property development to help balance their books in the face of funding cuts, but risk being...

    30. September 10, 2014

      Barratt Developments says UK housing market to return to normal

      Barratt Developments has become the latest housebuilder to warn that the UK housing market has returned to “normal” levels...

    31. September 8, 2014

      UK housebuilders: feeling the chill

      The weather, house prices, football. It is September, so in the UK all three are getting more serious. On house prices,...

    32. September 8, 2014

      Berkeley parts ways with finance director

      Berkeley was dealing with the effects of a board-level disagreement on Monday as the upmarket housebuilder parted ways with...

    33. September 8, 2014

      Business groups call for action on ‘chronic’ UK housing shortage

      Leading business groups are urging politicians to build 240,000 homes a year to tackle the “chronic” housing shortage and...

    34. September 5, 2014

      UK housebuilders warn market frenzy is over

      When Tony Pidgley and Steve Morgan speak, people in housebuilding listen. Industry ears pricked up this week when the two...

    35. September 3, 2014

      Let UK’s towns grow over greenbelt, says feted planner

      Ministers should drop the idea of creating new “garden cities” and instead focus on letting up to 40 existing towns balloon...

    36. September 2, 2014

      Redrow reports record profits on back of Help to Buy

      Redrow has marked its 40th anniversary by reporting record sales and earnings on the back of pent-up demand released by the...

    37. September 2, 2014

      UK construction activity jumps in August

      Activity in the UK construction sector hit a seven-month high in August, driven by the resurgent housing market and rises in...

    38. August 21, 2014

      New homes rise but buyers cool on Britain’s housing market

      The number of new homes being built in the UK has hit a post credit-crunch high in the past three months, but the growth in...

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