Sarah Wales of law firm Womble Bond Dickinson gives a concise summary of the Green Homes Grant and its implications for homeowners and landlords.
Following the Government’s big spending boost for green home improvements, architect and lecturer Ranald Boydell explains the importance of sustainable property development in the aftermath of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Prime Minster’s latest housing mantra “is the wrong starting point”, says Professor Alister Scott, as he outlines six core challenges that need to be addressed by the planning system first…
Oxfordshire Garden Village is the largest project to date for Grosvenor’s Strategic Land division, which aims to have a portfolio of at least 30,000 homes by 2023.
New housebuilding JV aims to deliver innovative zero-carbon homes with “permanently protected” reduced prices.
Etopia has signed up to a strategic partnership with global tech giant Samsung to “set a benchmark for the integration of technology into the built environment.”
Property consultancy Savills is making “a major commitment” to expanding the firm’s work in the Environment, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) fields.
Sidewalk Labs has abandoned its grand plan to create a 12-acre “smart city” on Toronto’s waterfront.
“Technologists, entrepreneurs and investment leaders are increasingly identifying sustainability as the defining issue of our times,” says Faisal Butt, founder of PropTech investment house Pi Labs. “We anticipate that enormous new opportunities will emerge across all sectors, particularly in real estate.”
Ekkist founder Olga Turner Baker has launched a new venture, teaming up with Metrikus to create AirRated, which provides property developers and owners with a “global benchmark for Indoor Air Quality”.
Gagarin Studio has started work on a heritage-inspired contemporary rural home on Yorkshire’s moorland fringes, with landscaping designed to alleviate flooding in lower-lying areas.
When it comes to residential property development, there’s more to wellbeing than just adding a new spa, says Andrew Shirley. In Knight Frank’s 2020 Wealth Report, he looks at the emerging trends that benefit homeowners, the wider community and the bottom line..