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Can you help solve this?

Right outside our offices in High Holborn are some strange markings on the curbstones, I’ve been passing by them for ages. Here’s one: There’s no mystery here I hear you shout. These are masons marks…mystery solved. Not so fast. Undoubtedly these marks were made by masons but to what end? If it was to identify […]

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Barking Riverside Transport Developments

Further plans went to committee for the next phase of the Barking Riverside development, which will eventually bring an additional 10,800 homes to London. The project has already delivered 700 homes which are occupied with a further 689 due for completion in 2017. Key phases of the development in original planning permission from July 2009 […]

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The remarkable Carolyn House

  Carolyn House is a 16 storey office building on the western side of Dingwall Road in the middle of Croydon. It got planning permission last week. So far, so unremarkable. However, the building has many permissions, 3 to be precise, all of which could, and probably will be, implemented at the same time. How […]

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South Quay Plaza and The White Horse Public House

Not much in common you may think. What links them however is BNP Paribas which on both schemes went against the developers assessment of the commuted payment in lieu of affordable housing. Below is taken verbatim from the council’s committee papers:    South Quay Plaza The 7m commuted was proposed by the applicant with the […]

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Some places still left…

…for our London Residential Market Analysis presentation at the NLA in Store Street on Tuesday April 26th at 5:30 pm, 20 minutes of presentation followed (and preceded) by drinks and nibbles.

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Starts

  The graph above details the percentage share of the 2015 construction start pipeline occupied by three build types, normal units (blue), units in towers (yellow) and one other (black). The full, and rather surprising, revelation is contained in LOREMA 3, download for free OR alternatively, come along to the NLA in Store Street on Tuesday […]

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Tuesday April 26th 5:30 pm NLA

Remember that date, time and place. So far this year we have produced 3 LOREMA (London Residential Market Analysis) reports, on Planning & Construction, Sales & Pricing and High Rise residential. Now there are two options open to you here, either download the reports and make them a feature of your bedtime reading regime for […]

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MIPIM TODAY: Yesterday

“It’s a place that will work for everybody, whatever your age or income.” so said Berkeley’s chairman Tony Pidgley yesterday at MIPIM. But where is this place and why will it work for everybody? At the end of last year three FTSE 100 housebuilders and the construction group behind the Shard were vying to develop […]

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MIPIM TODAY: QEOP

  …that’s the  Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park  to you and me  and it’s what’s up for discussion at this afternoon’s talk (pictured above by one of our special representatives), full title:  Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park –CREATE – DESIGN – MAKE – a new part of the city. David Goldstone, Chief Executive, London Legacy Development Corporation is […]

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MIPIM TODAY

…kicks off on the ides of March with a whole slew of presentations and discussions. One of the first entitled The Changing Face of London  included Deputy Mayor Sir Edward Lister as one of the panelists as well as Jo Negrini, Executive Director – Place for the London Borough of Croydon. If you want to see one of the […]

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