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£1.6m refurbishment enhances student experience at University of Westminster

Willmott Dixon Interiors has delivered a £1.6 million refurbishment project at the University of Westminster that will provide multi-purpose space for students. The national fit-out and refurbishment specialist contractor has repurposed and refurbished the ground and lower ground floors of the Cavendish Building at the university’s 115 New Cavendish St. campus. The project has delivered […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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£365m Starwood Capital loan unlocks redevelopment of London shopping centre

Get Living, the UK’s leading build-to-rent operator of large-scale neighbourhoods, has secured a £365m development loan from controlled affiliates of Starwood Capital Group, which represents one of the UK’s biggest development loans in the past year, to fund the redevelopment of the former Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre. The loan facility with Starwood Capital, which […]

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£600m Cavalry Barracks plans approved

Inland Homes has received, on behalf of the third-party project investor, a resolution to grant planning permission at Cavalry Barracks in West Hounslow for a mixed-use development of 1,525 homes and 2,700 sqm of commercial space. Inland Homes acquired the site from the Ministry of Defence and submitted the planning application in March 2021. It […]

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275 new homes approved in Beckenham

Bromley Council gives the go-ahead for Countryside Partnerships and Riverside to deliver 275 new homes in Beckenham, with works starting this spring Countryside Partnerships, one of the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developers and Riverside, a national housing association and care provider with over 75,000 homes, have secured planning permission from Bromley Council for the redevelopment of […]

Posted by: Mya Driver

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700-home development first to be procured through Pagabo framework

A SIGNIFICANT housing project has been announced as the first large-scale project procured through national framework provider Pagabo’s Developer Led Framework. Southwark Council has selected Linkcity as developer for its Tustin Estate scheme, which will feature nearly 700 new homes. This includes 200 replacement council homes, around 50 shared equity properties, around 220 additional council homes including […]

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Amazon Property launches £250m real estate fund covering multiple sectors

Amazon Property, the leading London investor-developer run by CEO Charles Gourgey and COO Chris Lanitis, has committed, via Amazon Capital (the group’s private equity division), a £250 million real estate fund to invest in joint venture opportunities in the logistics, managed office solution, PBSA, Life Sciences and retirement sectors.  Amazon Property built its strong brand […]

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Approval granted for Hill Group’s 750-home London regeneration scheme

Planning permission has been granted for the ambitious regeneration of the Douglas Bader Park estate in Colindale.  Award-winning housebuilder The Hill Group together with leading housing provider Home Group, will deliver the transformation of this 1970’s estate to provide over 750 homes, ensuring existing residents benefit from new high-quality homes.  This 10-year programme will start […]

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Arc & Co. and Alpha Property lending complete £7m bridge

Alpha Property Lending has completed a £7m development exit loan for a newly completed development of 8 houses and 2 apartments in East London. Alpha Property Lending provided a fixed rate loan, giving the Borrower certainty in a volatile interest rate market. The loan was used to repay development finance and will enable the developer time […]

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Art-Invest Real Estate secures planning for Canada Water Dockside

Art-Invest Real Estate (Art-Invest) is pleased to announce that Southwark Borough Council has resolved to grant outline planning consent for the development of Canada Water Dockside, an office-led scheme in Canada Water. Canada Water Dockside, which marks Art-Invest’s largest investment in London to date, is a 4.5-acre site adjacent to British Land’s Canada Water masterplan […]

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