Number of potential self-builders up by 80%

4th December 2017 0

The number of people wanting to build their own home has increased by 80% over the past year,  research by the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) has found.  Some 33,000 have signed up to […]

Commercial Finance

Construction output on the rise but commercial still weak

4th December 2017 0

UK construction activity recovered in November with output rising at the fastest rate for five months however the commercial sector is still shrinking, the latest IHS Markit/CIPS PMI has revealed. The November IHS Markit/CIPS Construction […]


Oblix Capital completes £1.4m re-bridge

21st November 2017 0

Bridging and development lender Oblix Capital has completed a ‘complicated’ £1.4m residential bridging loan secured against a freehold house in a pedestrianised mews in London’s Fitzrovia area. The bridge was for 12 months and provided […]

Development Finance

Construction output sees first quarterly decline since 2012

10th November 2017 0

Construction output fell by 0.9% in Q3 2017, representing the first consecutive quarterly decline in current estimates of construction output since 2012, the latest ONS Construction Output has revealed. The reason for decline in output […]

Development Finance

Octopus Property announces three new hires

6th November 2017 0

Octopus Property has made three senior hires in its development team. Paul Watson, Martyn Pollock and Matt Foley have been appointed to the roles of development origination manager, refurbishment origination manager and credit underwriter respectively. […]

Development Finance

No easy fix to build more houses, says Jeremy Cook

2nd November 2017 0

All options should be embraced when it comes to building enough houses to meet demand in the UK says Jeremy Cook, senior manager, new build at the Nationwide Building Society. Cook was speaking at today’s […]

Development Finance

Construction output levels decline by 0.8%

10th October 2017 0

A decline in repair and maintenance led to a 0.8% drop in construction output levels in the three months to August 2017. Repair and maintenance fell by 0.6% and all new work which fell by 0.9% […]

Development Finance

BrickVest raises £7m from investors

4th October 2017 0

BrickVest, an online real estate investment platform, has received the final close of its second fundraising round with £7m, which represents one of the largest growth stage fundraisers in the proptech sector. The lead investor […]

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