October 2019

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October 2019

In this issue

Britain's Biggest Housebuilders

The 2019 Housing Market Intelligence report will be launched at the Housing Market Intelligence conference in London on October 8 and will include the Top 75 housebuilders ranking. Brian Green offers a taste of what is in the report and reveals this year's Top 25 housebuilders

The Interview- Vicky Savage, L&Q

Vicky Savage is new London md of leading housing association and developer L&Q. She talks to Suzie Mayes about plans, challenges and the crucial role good housing plays in people's lives

Space innovators

Suzie Mayes reports on three developers who are using space inventively to increase housing numbers, at the same time offering something different to first time buyers and those on low incomes

Renting reasons

The build to Rent sector has grown noticeably since its inception in 2013. Suzie Mayes reports on the drivers and players and what it all means for the viability of long-term renting

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On the road to Future Homes

Now that the government has given its long-awaited response to its Future Homes Standard consultation, Suzie Mayes looks at the key features and gets housebuilder's views on this step towards 2025

A quality scheme for all

Natalie Elphicke, chair of the recently launched New Homes Quality Board, answers key questions about the role of the board, the New Homes Code and the New Homes Ombudsman Service

The Interview - Colin Tutt, Octagon

After 37 years at Octagon Developments and 50 years in the industry, Colin Tutt is retiring from the sector he loves. He looks back on a long and satisfying career and shares some memories with Ben Roskrow

Sharing in the benefits of later living

John Tonkiss, ceo of McCarthy Stone and Jane Ashcroft, ceo of Anchor Hanover, have entered into a development partnership to deliver a range of affordable retirement communities. They talk to Suzie Mayes about their plan and the many benefits of retirement housing