2023-08-03T08:44:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
The government has cut down the size of 30 planned office ‘hubs’ outside London by 25% and let out surplus floor space to other departments as more civil service workers are choosing to work from home.
2023-07-27T00:46:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
England’s second investment zone has been launched in Liverpool, with the potential to unlock £320m of private investment in the region.
Editor: Housing secretary Michael Gove’s Cambridge 2040 plan, the attempt to turn the city into the UK’s version of Silicon Valley, has been met with trepidation. While it makes sense to capitalise on the dominance of Cambridge in the UK life sciences and wider tech sectors, it is vital the ...
2023-07-26T16:28:00+01:00By Madeleine Knight
The government has opened a consultation on accelerating major infrastructure projects, focusing on changes to make the system work more effectively for applicants, local authorities and communities.
2023-07-26T15:57:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
Place-making and high street regeneration have been “consistently underestimated” by government in the latest string of planning and housing policy announcements, industry figures have warned.
2023-07-12T16:36:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has come under fire for surrendering back to the Treasury £1.9bn of the department’s budget it had been unable to spend.
2023-06-30T13:34:00+01:00By Lewis Berrill
A derelict cinema, pubs and a rugby club are among 52 community assets set to be revived as part of a £13m of levelling up funding cash injection from the government.
2023-06-07T12:34:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
Manchester and Bristol have been identified as the UK’s real estate hotspots over the next 10 years, ranking as the highest-growth cities across multiple major asset classes in CBRE’s latest research.
2023-05-31T15:30:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
Levelling-up policy is suffering from a lack of oversight, long-term strategy and sufficient funding and “risks failure” without a significant shift in approach, a group of influential MPs has warned.
2023-05-17T15:45:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
Stockport Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC) has formed a £250m joint venture (JV) with The English Cities Fund (ECF) to deliver a major mixed-use neighbourhood regeneration project in Stockport comprising 1,200 homes.
2023-05-15T14:29:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
A leaked draft list of Labour’s key polices puts housing, private sector investment and planning high on the agenda as the party prepares to fight the Conservatives in the next general election.
2023-05-03T13:52:00+01:00By Mel Flaherty
Plans for a new type of investment fund unveiled in a government consultation last week could unlock “hundreds of millions” for UK real estate, according to property finance experts.
2023-05-03T15:56:00+01:00By Jamie Bennett-Ness
A ministerial statement from levelling-up minister Dehenna Davison has failed to refute claims that the Treasury no longer trusts her department to spend money without approval following a Treasury financial ‘power play’.
2023-04-13T00:00:00+01:00By Tim Clark
The Law Commission’s review is welcomed, but opinion is divided about whether it will make a real difference.