Planners are calling on the Government to drop proposals that would add homes to High Streets without developers having to apply for planning permission.
City centres are in danger of becoming ghost towns as shopping habits change, a committee of MPs has warned.
The site of a popular Chinese restaurant on the edge of Leeds city centre has been sold for £5.4m per acre and with plans to develop it into an 11-storey residential block.
There is around eight million square meters of vacant space in town and city centres across the UK, a third of which could be used to deliver 45,000 new homes, according to a new report.
A West Bromwich office block is to be converted into residential accommodation following its sale to a private investor for £2.1m.
Government proposals to extend upwards and convert commercial properties into dwellings by extending permitted development rights will result in poor-quality development and see public services suffer.
The 18-acre former Eatons Transmission site in Salford has been sold, paving the way for a housing development.
Government proposals that use blanket planning permissions, or permitted development rights, to bypass local scrutiny to deliver housing in England put quality and affordability at risk, it is claimed.
A former production and warehouse site in West Yorkshire has been acquired for an undisclosed sum.
Turning ex-retail premises into residential property will give High Streets in the UK a new lease of life, boosting landlords, new research suggests.
A brownfield development site in Nottingham which agents say will “regenerate the area and give residents the opportunity to live on the doorstep of a nature reserve” is up for sale.
A planning application has been submitted for the transformation of a former office building in Horsforth into a new £5m apartment development.
Coventry’s former Co-Op building is proving to be a hit with buyers with more than half the apartments already sold.
A 26,000 sq ft former office block in Mansfield has been sold for a seven-figure sum to a residential developer.
A property investment firm has now completed the sale of a city centre building which has planning permission in place to be replaced with a 37-storey tower.
The former tax office in Liverpool has been bought in a deal worth £46.8m.
Twenty apartments are set to emerge from a former office block in Stafford following the sale of the building.
This small block next to the A12 packs in 60 studios. Yet converting offices into tiny living spaces doesn’t even need planning permission
Acting on behalf of CDP Marshall, Davies Harrison Real Estate has sold 6.65 acres of residential development land in Hyde to Bellway Homes for an undisclosed sum.
A property group is to purchase the one-acre site currently occupied by a restaurant business to build a housing complex with 400 bedrooms.
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