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30 January 2019

Plan for development of affordable and market value homes across several York sites

It has been confirmed that more than 600 new homes will be built at sites across York in the next five years as part of a bid to make it easier for healthcare workers, teachers and people on low-incomes to get on the housing ladder. Forty per cent of the housing will be affordable homes – with shared ownership schemes meaning first time buyers [...]

21 January 2019

York Design Awards to Celebrate Best New Buildings in York – Closing Date March 29 2019

THE race to be named York’s best new building of last year will begin later this month with a challenge for city planners: let’s make York whole again. The guest speaker at the launch of the 13th annual York Design Awards on January 30 will be top London-based architect Stephen Witherford. Mr Witherford, a partner in Stirling Prize-winning [...]

17 January 2019

Could Brexit Offer Raised Opportunity for Landlords As House Prices Fall And Rental Demand Rises?

A decline in property sales is forecast over the next three months amid ongoing Brexit uncertainty, according to a report. The Scottish housing market ended 2018 on a weak note with national sales volumes dwindling in December, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said. In contrast, some areas – including the north east of England, [...]

2 January 2019

Key figureheads in York reveal their outlook in 2019 for the city and what’s needed…

What are your hopes and fears for 2019? The York Press asked the great and good of York to share their outlook and matters such as prosperity, housing, Brexit and the environment were rasied as priorities amongst others … Phil Pinder – Chair York Retail Forum “This year has certainly been a difficult one for retail. The internet has [...]