The government has announced that as part of housing devolution, it is considering sending staff from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to local authorities.
The London Borough of Haringey has launched an OJEU tender to select one or more joint venture (JV) partners to bring forward £2 billion worth of development sites.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced the line-up of developers for its Property Partnership Framework.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced Berkeley Homes as its chosen developer to transform an abandoned courier depot in Newham into 3,500 homes, a school and a park.
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a number of changes to the planning system in the Spending Review, which he believes will boost house building.
The Sitematch London team catches up with Ian Rae, Hackney Councilís head of planning to discuss what the borough has to offer at the next Sitematch London event on 10 February 2016.
The government has announced plans to stimulate housebuilding in the UK by examining regulations in areas such as infrastructure and environmental requirements.
The Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers (SOLACE) has called for greater flexibility to allow councils to intervene in the housing market at a local level.
Sitematch London catches up with Shaun Andrews, head of London strategy and investor and developer planning, at Sitematch sponsor GL Hearn, which was recently acquired by Capita.
Following an initial meeting at Sitematch London, the regeneration of Hounslow town centre has moved a step closer with planning permission granted for the High Street Quarter, a scheme by Barratt London and Wilson Bowden.