A PRIME residential development site in Solihull has been transacted in an undisclosed deal advised out of Birmingham.
The Land and Development team at Bilfinger GVA, acting on behalf of Lioncourt Strategic Land, completed the sale of the 34-acre site to Bellway Homes in what the latter has described as a “record-breaking purchase”.
Barratt and Persimmon singled out as worst offenders in survey of new homes on 100 developments
Overall workload for architects in the UK is rising but the private housing sector workload has fallen, according to the latest data from the Royal Institute of British Architecture (RIBA).
Practices have reported that their overall workload is growing at an annual rate of 8% and that current staffing levels are 6% higher than they were a year ago.
Prime waterfront properties in the UK are worth up to 70% more than their inland counterparts on average, with the South West commanding an extra 91%, according to new research.
Private slipways have the potential to push the premium up to as much as 118%, according to Knight Frank’s latest Prime Waterfront Index which measures the potential value uplift for prime homes with a view of water compared with similar properties located further inland.
Fayland House, near Henley-on-Thames, in Oxfordshire, may have been named best house in the world by The Architectural Review, but its next-door neighbours have been left far from impressed by the flat, grey building.
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