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News and updates about property developments, project launches and house-building around the world.

Earls Court to be demolished to build luxury homes

Earls Court will be demolished to build luxury homes, it has been announced. The regeneration plan for the iconic London exhibition centre, which will cost £8 billion, has been given the green light by local authorities.

There are now 100 supertall skyscrapers around the world

There are now 100 supertall skyscrapers around the world, as towering buildings becoming an increasingly common sight on global city skylines.

Self-builders head to northern Spain

A growing number of self-builders are heading to northern Spain, as British demand for land plots rises.

Douglas & Gordon launches residential development division

Douglas & Gordon are pleased to announce the formal launch of their Residential Developments department. Overseen by Executive Director Ed Mead, New Homes is run by ex-Knight Frank partner and Savills director Neil Batty and...

Mayor of London announces new affordable home planning rules

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced new planning rules to speed up the building of more affordable housing.

Cair-azy? Egypt’s plans for a new capital

Egypt has unveiled plans to build a new capital. The $45 billion plan would house millions of people. Can the new Cairo really work?

UK planning permits up 17pc

UK planning permissions granted in the fourth quarter of 2013 increased 17 per cent year-on-year, according to the Home Builders Federation, as house building activity continues to increase.

New Dubai tower 100m taller than Burj Khalifa

Watch out, Burj Khalifa: you've got competition. The world's tallest tower, located in Dubai, will soon be dwarfed by another, which will reach a staggering 100m higher into the sky than its rival.

Britain gets building – but isn’t out of the woods yet

Britain has been building new homes at the fastest rate in years during 2015 - but the country is not out of the danger zone yet.

Costs of running a home back up to 2008 levels

Expensive energy bills have driven up the cost of running a home to the highest levels in four years, according to the Halifax.
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2020/10/09 03:37:24pm