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

Sears tower set for £85m makeover

Chicago's landmark skyscraper plans to install wind turbines and PV to reduce energy use by 10 per cent...

Scotland introduces higher standards for private rented housing

Scotland is introducing new plans to improve standards for the private rented sector.

Don’t do it yourself? Spending on DIY falls for fifth year in a row

Britain is increasingly becoming a nation of don’t-do-it-yourself homeowners, according to new research, which shows that spending on DIY has fallen for the fifth year in a row.

New Homes Bonus payouts show Britain is building

Communities in the UK will be rewarded with New Homes Bonuses this year totalling over £900m, the government has announced, saying the figures prove Britain is building again.

New home approvals ease in Australia

New home approvals have eased in Australia, according to new figures from ABS.

Boris Johnson: Sell new London homes to Londoners

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for developers to sell new homes in London to Londoners first.

Revised GDP growth is “encouraging” news for UK

The Office of National Statistics revised its GDP figures upwards this month, a move that has been hailed as “encouraging” by property professionals.

1 in 6 homeowners not satisfied with room sizes

Jonnie Irwin encourages Brits to improve, not move as Brits turn their backs on new builds.

Cambridge University breaks ground on largest development in its history

The Chancellor of Cambridge University, Lord Sainsbury of Turville, and the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, marked the start of works for the University's 150-hectare mixed-use development at North West Cambridge yesterday - the University's largest single capital project in its 800-year history.

Over half of US property owners plan to make home improvements

Over half of US property owners are planning to make home improvements this summer.
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