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While it is disappointing to lose Sajid Javid from housing, we welcome James Brokenshire and look forward to working with him to drive forward the government’s multi-tenure approach to new housing delivery and the policy changes to the National Planning Policy Framework.
External Affairs Officer Sam Lamont discusses what parties can realistically hope for in the upcoming Local Council Elections, and what they should be most afraid of. Click to read the blog.
According to the Cass UK Commercial Real Estate Lending Report, new lending in 2017 finishes on par with 2016 volumes. Despite the drop in lending activity by 24% year-on-year during the first half of 2017 with £17.6bn of new origination, the second half of 2017 was much busier adding another £26.8bn.
Published in Estates Gazette this week, our Chief Executive Melanie Leech discusses the property industry's role in shaping a greener future for the UK
The BPF publishes first set of annual data on the build-to-rent sector’s growth. Build-to-rent sector now boasts 117,893 homes complete, under construction and in planning across the UK.
We announced the shortlist for our Tomorrow’s Leaders Awards 2018 today. The winners will be announced at the annual BPF President’s Lunch on 17 May 2018. The awards are now in their third year and celebrate the real estate industry’s exceptional, and diverse range of, future leaders.
Another MIPIM has come and gone, and as usual the time seemed to fly by. The BPF was busier than ever in our role as programme partner for the UK Government Pavilion and I was also delighted to support a number of events showcasing our regions – all on top of the BPF’s traditional events throughout the week.
Our PR Manager Drew McNeill blogs his thoughts on this year’s MIPIM – undoubtedly one of the busiest MIPIMs ever for the BPF team.
BPF's Assistant Director Alex Green shares his views on yesterday's Spring Statement and the Letwin Review. For all the downplaying and managing expectations around the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, it seems we received precisely what was expected on this occasion. Read more.
The British Property Federation has reacted to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement today, welcoming the detail on the Letwin Review, which it believes is focusing on the right issues and raising the right questions. Further details on infrastructure spending will help with housing delivery. Read more.
The British Property Federation urges today that the Mayor of London revises the Draft London Plan’s proposals for both the Build-to-Rent – new, professionally managed homes built for renters – and purpose-built student accommodation sectors. Read more.
For 2018's International Women's Day, Vivienne King from Real Estate Balance writes about gender balance at senior levels in the property industry. Read more.
The British Property Federation welcomes Government’s formal recognition of Build-to-Rent – new, professionally-managed homes built for renters – in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).