The Queen’s Speech sets out the Government’s agenda for the next parliamentary session. This paper provides an overview of the most pertinent announcements for the real estate sector and commentary by the British Property Federation.
Five years on from the landmark Naylor Review of NHS property and estates, this report summarises activity to date against Naylor’s recommendations and outlines the continued advocacy priorities of the BPF in ensuring their delivery.
The 2022 edition of ‘Who Lives in Build-to-Rent?’ developed in partnership with Dataloft, London First and the UKAA, is our third edition of the series and focuses on Build-to-Rent in London – including the provision of intermediate rented homes (affordable homes) in schemes across London.
The affordable housing sector needs to expand to meet need. This report explores current constraints on the sector’s growth and measures the funding gap between provision and what is needed. The report further explores the role of investors in the sector and the crucial role that equity investment can play in helping the sector to expand provision. Finally, the report looks at the roles of Government, Housing Associations, and Institutional Investors and what each could contribute to expanding supply.
You can read here the BPF’s summary of the key provisions of the Levelling Up White Paper, and our commentary on the implications for real estate.
As the Government sets out its vision for Levelling Up, the BPF proposes Town Centre Investment Zones (TCIZs) as a crucial delivery method to facilitate public-private partnerships and direct investment into our town and city centres. This policy proposal contains key meaningful tax and policy levers that government must consider as part of the TCIZ approach.
This latest report builds on previous BPF research publications advocating for a more responsive planning system to meet the needs of the industrial and logistics sector. The report also provides a comprehensive overview of the sector’s growing economic, social value and environmental credentials.
The 2021 edition of ‘Who Lives in Build-to-Rent?’ developed in partnership with Dataloft, London First and the UKAA, is our largest ever resident demographic study, analysing data from across England.
The BPF Residential ESG Working Group’s guidance for institutional private rented sector (PRS) landlords, managers and developers, created to help members identify ESG services that best suit their schemes, portfolios and companies – and encourage sector-wide uptake of an ESG approach to housing.
An analysis of the 2021 Autumn Budget announcements significant to real estate, including changes to business rates, the levelling up agenda, housing and more.
The Government will publish a White Paper on residential tenure reform soon. This Position Paper explains our stance on various probable aspects of reform. There is also a more user-friendly summary paper.
The Government will publish a White Paper on residential tenure reform soon. This leaflet provides a summary of the larger BPF Position Paper, which explains our stance on various probable aspects of reform.