PropCast: Building trust in BTR

Rory O'Hagan, director of Assael Architecture and Ed Fowkes, development director of Prosperity Capital Partners discuss building trust in the build to rent sector, with...

How digitisation, AR, BIM and modular will revolutionise property

Cast’s Mark Farmer, author of the Farmer Review and Assael Architecture co-founder Russell Pedley debate how digitisation, offsite construction and augmented reality are shaking up...

Residential capacity: Tipping point or teetering over the edge?

With the housing and planning bill under debate in the House of Lords, the timing couldn’t have been better for the ULI to host the...

London housing: Between a Trot and hard face

With some flats in central London costing more than a private island, its small wonder housing is considered the number one issue facing the capital....

Build to rent: Funding Britain’s rental revolution report

A report looking into the emerging build to rent sector in Britain, which Blackstock authored in association with Addleshaw Goddard and the British Property Federation....

Pension funds key to fixing the estate we’re in

What politicians have ignored for decades is that poor housing is the root cause of many of society’s ills, something the prime minister has today...

Heathrow & housing: UK’s planning disease of faux-democracy holding back progress

Brits love to snarl bitterly at China on account of pollution, human rights and the ease with which you can buy knock-off goods or rip-off...

Focus on ownership at all costs is wrong and will not deliver anywhere near 400,000 homes

Today’s Financial Times splash is unlikely to move the housing market much despite the promise of a £7 billion boost for housing. This is firstly...

If Cameron wanted to fix our housing crisis, he’d get councils building again

David Cameron’s party conference speech will be best remembered for his pledge to turn ‘Generation Rent’ into ‘Generation Buy’. By allowing house builders to offer...

Generation Rent: Like blaming Heinz for food banks

Blaming private landlords for the £9.3bn of housing benefit paid to them each year (see today's Guardian article) is like blaming Heinz for the spread of...