Monthly Archives: May 2015

The right to Build you own home – and who’s job it is to ensure this happens

I haven’t read the detail yet (indeed I don’t even know if there is any detailed thinking yet), but this week’s Queens Speech said that A “Right to Build” will be introduced, under which local authorities must identify and release … Continue reading

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Monaco and its Residential Market – what about the workers who make Monaco work for the super-rich?

I have just had a quick scan of this report from Savills on Monaco’s residential market: http://pdf.euro.savills.co.uk/global-research/spotlight-monaco-residential-market-2015.pdf The following section, to me, really stood out: “Monaco is unusual in that almost all of its residential stock could be considered ‘prime’. … Continue reading

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Regeneration lessons from Detroit – focus on improving the lives of your residents

I have just been reading an interesting article about Detroit’s new approach to its Regeneration. I was going to also say ‘Growth’, but part of the plan is recognizing that Detroit has shrunk and the need to accept and plan … Continue reading

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FT letter: who is going to build the houses we need?

Blog from Shaun Spiers on housing and need to accept that to get a lot more homes (which is what we need), the Government will have to build:   FT letter: who is going to build the houses we need?.

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