July 2009 Archives
"Although house prices have continued to decline in the past six months, the rate of decline is lower than it was last year"
The above is a quote by Persimmon from a recent Building Magazine article. The housebuilder is clearly encouraged with this bit of news and plans to start work on 50 new sites before the end of the year.
I was going to write an update on the Heron Tower concerning the bottoming out (new one on me) ceremony in which Gerald Ronson stuck a tortoise shell (ethically sourced i.e. died of natural causes) in the foundations in line with feng shui traditions (it represents a strong back, protection and security apparently) but I don't think I'll bother seeing as the people at The Office Gossip (whoever they are) beat me to it...
Remember this guy?
Yes it's Steve Norris who tried and failed to become Mayor of London twice, once in 2000 and again in 2004. But he's back on the
This picture was posted in a blog exactly four weeks ago. It was up to 18 storeys then.
Went past it today and...
...it's gone up another 6 storeys, now more than half way with 23 storeys left. At this rate of around 1.5 storeys per week the building should top out on Friday 30 October 2009.
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Residential Update – August 2012
We take a look at the inner boroughs at the mid-year point from the applications and permissions in the planning pipeline, the starts and completions in the construction pipeline and ending with a flavour of the sales and pricing situation.
Red Book Executive Summary – May 2012
An in-depth review of the current state of the London residential development market across all 33 London boroughs from planning and construction pipeline to sales and pricing.