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Jessica White

Barratt appoints chief financial officer

June 22, 2017

Barratt Developments has appointed Jessica White as its chief financial officer.

Tony Pidgley

Berkeley’s profits rise in uncertain market

June 21, 2017

The Berkeley Group has posted a 53% increase in pre-tax profit during its financial year, but warned of the “prolonged uncertainty” that the London and south...

Ted Ayres

Bellway positive in face of uncertainty

June 14, 2017

Bellway is “confident” its volume growth should approach 10% for the year ending 31 July 2017, whilst acknowledging the uncertainty caused by the outcome of ...

Crest expects robust market to remain

June 13, 2017

The outcome of the general election may cause short term uncertainty but, said Stephen Stone, Crest Nicholson’s ceo today, (June 13) “we expect the new build...

Sajid Javid

Javid keeps job in May's reshuffle

June 11, 2017

Sajid Javid keeps job in May's reshuffle

Housebuilders react to election result

June 9, 2017

Housebuilders have expressed concern over the result of the general election in which no party has won an overall majority suggesting an uncertain time ahead.

St. Modwen Homes, Hilton Valley

St Modwen sees resilient housebuilding market

June 7, 2017

St Modwen expects its home sales volumes to rise by around 15% in its first half against the equivalent period last year, it said today (June 7).

McCarthy & Stone

McStone announces promotions to support growth

June 1, 2017

Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone has appointed John Tonkiss as the group’s chief operating officer, effective immediately.

housebuilding general

Surge in English new home starts

May 26, 2017

The number of new build dwellings started in England in the year to March 2017 stood at 162,880, a 15% increase on the same period a year ago.