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Stephen Stone at Building Live

Crest Nicholson hits record £1bn revenue

24 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Housebuilder is on target to deliver 4,000 homes by 2019 despite Brexit vote

Tottenham scheme

Down to three in battle for £1bn Tottenham regen

24 Jan 17 | By Iain Withers

A trio of developers have been shortlisted for 1,400 homes next to new Spurs stadium

54 Marsh Wall

Planners back rejigged Docklands tower

18 Jan 17 | By Jim Dunton

Rolfe Judd’s 41-storey Marsh Wall tower recommended for approval

Housing Estate

Quarter of a million cheap homes to be 'lost by 2020'

18 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Chartered Institute of Housing makes predictions on back of government data between 2012 and 2016

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Hackney estate regeneration

Green light for £200m Hackney estate regen

17 Jan 17 | By Jim Dunton

Karakusevic Carson Architects-led programme set to deliver 400 new homes

Crane silhouettes

Further fall in industry output in November

11 Jan 17 | By Iain Withers

Strong private housing growth only bright spot in latest ONS figures

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Autumn Statement: Hit and miss

30 Nov 16 | By David Blackman

Last week’s Autumn Statement trumpeted an extra £1.4bn for 40,000 affordable homes, but is the government set to miss its own target?

House

Housebuilders' salary survey 2016: Business as usual

21 Oct 16 | By Joey Gardiner

The Brexit vote has ushered in a time of widespread uncertainty, but activity in the housebuilding sector has so far held up well. Joey Gardiner looks at what we can learn from this year’s salary survey and and asks how long trading can remain strong

Affordable housing

State of play: London

6 Oct 16 | By Joey Gardiner

Sadiq Khan has proved himself a pragmatist - a quality he’ll need to address the capital’s major built environment challenges

Housebuilding

State of play: Housing

22 Sep 16 | By Joey Gardiner

The government wants to see one million homes built in England by 2020, but while some housing experts think a little tinkering will get us there, others countenance a far more radical plan

Corbyn and May

Party conferences preview

15 Sep 16 | By David Blackman

The political backdrop to the approaching party conference season looks nothing like it did this time last year. The Brexit vote, which swept Theresa May to power and plunged Jeremy Corbyn into another leadership contest, has many policy implications. So what do the two main parties have to say about construction?

Top 150 contractors 2016

Top 150 contractors: The rough & tumble

21 Jul 16 | By Joey Gardiner

This year’s contractors and housebuilders Top 150 shows the sector pulling out of recession, but economic danger remains

Housebuilding

Top 20 housebuilders 2016

20 Jul 16

Find out who’s in this year’s league of top housebuilders by housebuilding turnover

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Theresa May

How Theresa May can avoid a construction recession

13 Jul 16 | By Iain Withers

In these days of lightning fast political changes, and possibly dire economic prospects, prime minister Theresa May has to hit the ground running if she is to prevent construction slipping into another recession

COMMUNITY OPINION

Tom Dickson

Collaboration is key to Starter Homes

24 Jan 17 | By Tom Dickson

Local authority partnerships now have ambitious targets for delivering homes for first time buyers, and much depends on knowledge sharing with stakeholders

Alan Shingler

Prefabrication can have a positive impact on architecture

3 Jan 17 | By Alan Shingler

Let’s remain open-minded about the architectural quality modular construction can deliver

Philip Bevan

Modular homes can have design integrity

19 Dec 16 | By Philip Bevan

In the rush to build more homes we must ensure that offsite construction still allows for good design

Jules Bickers

The next step for regeneration

13 Dec 16 | By Jules Bickers

The government’s new strategy for regeneration released last week offers a useful insight for local authorities

Steve Douglas

A much needed boost for affordable housing

12 Dec 16 | By Steve Douglas

London is set to be the big winner of the Autumn Statement commitment to affordable homes, and the GLA’s new guidelines will help too

Sadie Morgan

Homes for humans

1 Dec 16 | By Sadie Morgan

As we scramble to address the housing crisis and rapidly changing demographics, we must not overlook the positive difference good design can make

Paul Morrish

Why are so many homes empty when we have a housing crisis?

28 Nov 16 | By Paul Morrish

National Empty Homes Week is a time to reflect on the dual scandal of homelessness rates among the young and England’s 220,000 empty properties

stephen stone

The fountain of youth

18 Nov 16 | By Stephen Stone

One thing is clear about the skills crisis in construction: if we don’t act now, it will decimate our industry. Key to solving this challenge is investing in talent and enthusing young people

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Richard McCarthy

Fast forward housebuilding

28 Oct 16 | By Richard McCarthy

The government is putting both funding and policy in place to get new housing delivered more quickly and encourage small and specialist developers. Now it’s up to all parts of the industry to get a move on and build more homes