One in five new UK homes could be built using MMC by 2030

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) could help to kick-start the post-pandemic building industry around the world, predicts Savills, while delivering more energy-efficient homes more quickly and more cost-effectively than traditional methods.

Online enquiries surge in a ‘lockdown lift-off’

“This shows what happens when you temporarily suppress pent-up demand that had been building for years,” says Knight Frank. “It’s early days but the ‘Boris Bounce’ may well be followed by a ‘lockdown lift-off’.”

Exploring London’s 75% park-view property price premium

New prime property with park views command a 34% price premium globally, says Knight Frank, rising to 75% for a view of one of London’s Royal Parks. Now, as the Coronavirus lockdown shines a light on the importance of open green spaces, a UK think tank has suggested taxing those who live nearby to help pay for their upkeep.