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Government to reclassify housing associations as private

Nov. 16, 2017

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has today (November 16) announced that that the government will reclassify housing associations as private bodies, with the...

David Thomas, ceo, Barratt Developments

Barratt and Crest reflect robust market

Nov. 15, 2017

Crest Nicholson and Barratt Developments are the latest housebuilders to post positive updates to the City today (November 15), with Crest continuing to grow...

Arcadis and Caledonian join forces for modular housing

Nov. 13, 2017

Arcadis and offsite construction specialist Caledonian have joined forces to focus on modular housing delivery.

Taylor Wimpey reports “strong” second half

Nov. 13, 2017

Taylor Wimpey performed “strongly” during the second half of 2017, it said today (November 13), while remaining aware of potential economic and political hea...

Good market conditions continue for Galliford Try

Nov. 10, 2017

Galliford Try continues to see good market conditions across its three businesses including in its housing arm Linden Homes, it said today (November 10).

McCarthy & Stone picks new chairman

Nov. 9, 2017

McCarthy & Stone has appointed Paul Lester CBE to succeed John White as the retirement housebuilder’s chairman.

Redrow sees “slight slowdown” in sales

Nov. 9, 2017

Redrow has experienced a “slight slowdown” in sales in recent weeks compared to last year’s strong sales market, Steve Morgan, chairman of Redrow, is expecte...

Consumer confidence remains strong for Persimmon

Nov. 8, 2017

Consumer confidence has remained “resilient” for Persimmon, it said today, as it updated the city on its third quarter performance from July 1 to November 7 ...