The Big Brexit Distraction

Brexit has been a big distraction that has taken the focus off other pressing domestic issues. What needs to change?

Tackling the Housing Crisis

How do you solve a problem like the UK's housing crisis? Blackstock Consulting sat down with a host of industry experts to discuss exactly that....

Professionalising renting: a source of rare cross party support

Build-to-rent has been one of those rare issues in real estate where there is a cross-party consensus of support. On the one hand BTR it...

Labour Land and Housing paper: For the Many?

Planning juries may be a stupid idea, but updating council tax, resourcing councils better and stabilising land costs are things everyone has been demanding for years.

Berlin housing vote a warning shot to HAs

News that Berliners may vote on effectively renationalising 200,000 rented apartments may have some institutional investors exploring build-to-rent in London looking nervously at the capital. With Labour mayor...

Blackstock’s 18 for ‘18: A review

Last year, the Blackstock team put forward some predictions for how 2018 would play out. Let’s see if we were right:

Navigating Brexit

In the run up to the House of Commons 'Meaningful Vote' on the Prime Minister's negotiated deal with the EU, to be held on 11...

Property podcast: JLL & L&G

The second of our property podcasts, produced to celebrate BPF Futures' first anniversary, sees Blackstock founder Andrew Teacher joined by Legal & General’s head of...

Property podcast: British Land & CBRE

The first of two property podcasts, produced to celebrate BPF Futures' first anniversary, sees Blackstock founder Andrew Teacher joined by British Land chief executive Chris...

There’s room for the private sector in affordable housing

If anything should help dispel the notion that Theresa May is Margaret Thatcher 2.0, it should be her speech today at the National Housing Federation...

Learning from Nike’s PR gamble

Firms should be braver and more prepared to take a proactive PR position on big issues. But the key to this is knowing your customers,...

RESICast: Is 'home ownership at all costs' the best policy for Britain?

Blackstock MD Andrew Teacher is joined by Natalie Elphicke, chief executive of the Housing and Finance Initiative whose stated mission is boost the capacity and...