Rising to the challenge of the future-proofed home

Home lifts can offer mobility solutions for multi-generational living and add a design statement to flexible family homes of the future, but safety and sustainability are just as important as aesthetics, says David Schill of Aritco Lifts. Dramatic sociological shifts... View Article

LACE Housing Unveils New Development for Over 55s

Lincolnshire-based LACE Housing has officially opened the doors to Brighton Place – its £4.4m development of affordable housing for older people in Washingborough. A group of seven pupils from Washingborough Academy and Sandra Hine – daughter of the late North Kesteven District... View Article

No. 1 destination

Located in the centre of Mayfair, London, No.1 Grosvenor Square is set to open early next year – after having the former US Embassy’s historic facade painstakingly removed and re-constructed. Charlie Walsh, sales director at Lodha UK, spoke to Housebuilder &... View Article

Brexit: view from the SMEs

Following the latest survey (conducted in August & September 2019 by an independent specialist research firm) of 850 SMEs from across the UK by Close Brothers Asset Finance, several themes have emerged from the research. Comment and analysis is provided... View Article

Berkeley Group trading update

The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (“Berkeley” or the “Company”) is holding its Annual General Meeting on 6 September, at which it will provide the following Trading Update which covers the period from 1 May 2019 to 31 August 2019. Berkeley... View Article

Barratt announces final results for the year ended 30 June 2019

Highlights Strong operational and financial performance with continued good progress against medium term targets Operating margin of 18.9% (2018: 17.7%), with a trading improvement of 80 bps, driven mainly by continued strong progress from our margin initiatives Profit before tax... View Article

How many complaints are there really in the construction sector?

The National Federation of Builders (NFB), which represents the broadest range of building and contracting businesses across England and Wales, is questioning the newly proposed licensing scheme targeted at tackling shoddy building work or poor business practice. The construction sector... View Article