An extra storey makes all the difference

A regional housebuilder says its contemporary three-storey homes in Birmingham are proving popular as they unlock another level of living space and has listed the top five reasons to buy that extra floor. Persimmon Homes Central is creating contemporary homes... View Article

The people behind the product

Freefoam are delighted to announce the launch of three new short videos to promote the business online and through social media. Showcasing the faces behind the product, and the production and distribution facilities located in Northampton all three give a... View Article

Colmore Tang Construction expands senior management team

Birmingham-based contractor Colmore Tang Construction (CTC) has appointed five new senior members of staff as the firm continues to expand and deliver larger, more complex schemes. CTC has welcomed Steve Underwood as Chief Operating Officer, who was previously at Shaylor... View Article

Developers secure funding from Hampshire Trust Bank

Hampshire Trust Bank has provided a £1.2m loan to Cheshire-based development partnership for the refurbishment of Victorian property in Sandbach, Cheshire, and the construction of three new homes all known as ‘Copper Beeches’. As part of the project, which has... View Article

Purchase takes developer’s PRS plans past £600M

Property development specialist, The High Street Group of Companies, has secured an agreement to develop another site for private rented sector (PRS) apartments – bringing the gross development value (GDV) of its portfolio of proposed projects to more than £600... View Article

HBA: New Housing Secretary needs to value SMEs’ contribution

Following Sajid Javid’s appointment as home secretary, Theresa May has nominated James Brokenshire MP as the new secretary of state for housing, communities and local government. The House Builders Association (HBA) – the house building division of the National Federation... View Article

Lack of PDR regulation is producing low quality housing

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has today published Extending Permitted Development Rights in England, looking at the implications of extending the policy. With housing delivery high on the political agenda, reforming the efficiency of the planning system has... View Article