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Industry reacts to government plans on leasehold

26th July 2017 0

The specialist finance industry has been reacting to government’s plans to ban leaseholds on new build homes and restrict new build ground rents to zero as “enough is enough” according to communities secretary Sajid Javid (pictured). […]

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Office to residential conversions down 19%

21st February 2017 0

The number of office to residential conversions has fallen by 19% over the last year, according to peer-to-peer investment platform Saving Stream. The number fell from 2,942 in 2015 to 2,388 in 2016 with a […]


Regentsmead links up with former All Blacks captain

5th August 2016 0

Development finance provider Regentsmead is teaming up with former All Black and Cardiff Blues captain Xavier Rush to develop four grade II listed barns in South Wales. Rush, who has completed listed conversions before, trained as […]


Regentsmead appoints COO

2nd August 2016 0

Development finance lender Regentsmead has appointed Sam Howard as chief operating officer. Howard joined the company in 2011 after completing an MBA from Said Business School, Oxford and has been a director at the company […]

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Regentsmead’s Bloom to head up Masthaven dev finance division

16th June 2016 0

Former Regentsmead chief executive James Bloom has joined the newly authorised Masthaven Bank as managing director of its development finance division. Bloom was at Regentsmead for almost 30-years and created its short-term Lending department before becoming a director and […]


Development finance is not without risks

31st May 2016 0

One of the main issues is in the mind-set behind lending someone else’s money. I can refer back to the old adage that anyone can lend money, the skill is of course making sure you […]


Londoners need to vote with caution

3rd May 2016 0

As we come to the end of Boris’ tenure as Mayor of London, the capital is in very different shape to where we were when he stepped in in 2008. Large infrastructure schemes such as […]