Places for People Octopus Liberty retirement homes

PfP partners with Octopus to launch £200m retirement housing business

26/04/2017 | By Luke Cross

Places for People (PfP) and investor Octopus Healthcare have launched a £200m retirement housing business.


First Wessex and Sentinel complete merger


First Wessex and Sentinel have merged to become a 30,000-home association.

Fabrick Housing Vela Housing merger, Thirteen Group, tees valley, newcastle housing

L&Q consolidates supported housing into 6,600-home business

13/04/2017 | By Luke Cross

L&Q has brought together more than 6,600 supported and sheltered housing units into a single business, with plans to increase revenue but questions remaining over new build amid the government’s local housing allowance (LHA) cap.

Peabody housing investment fund Thamesmead EIB Brexit London

Interview: Peabody sets its sights on partners

06/04/2017 | By David Blackman

Finance director Susan Hickey talks to David Blackman about merger, Thamesmead and a housing investment fund

Karbon Homes Derwentside Isos north east housing regen Newcastle

Merger creates new housing player in the North East

05/04/2017 | By Luke Cross

A new 24,000-home housing association has been created in the North East with a view to unlocking financial capacity, building more homes and offering strategic partnerships with local authorities.

Fabrick Housing Vela Housing merger, Thirteen Group, tees valley, newcastle housing

Treasury firm BWNL joins Ark


Treasury advisory firm Beha Williams Norman Limited (BWNL) is joining consultancy Ark.

City of London London Stock Exchange Barratt Grainger Berkeley

Major investors set to merge

06/03/2017 | By Chloe Stothart

Investors Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life have agreed to merge.

Robin Young Clarion Circle housing

Clarion group chair Sir Robin Young to stand down

27/02/2017 | By Luke Cross

Sir Robin Young, the group chair of Clarion Housing Group and former chair of Circle Housing, is set to stand down from his role in April 2017.

Fabrick Housing Vela Housing merger, Thirteen Group, tees valley, newcastle housing

North-east merger to create 23,500-home regional housing group

16/02/2017 | By Luke Cross

Isos Housing Group and Derwentside Homes are finalising a merger to create a 23,500-home regional association with a view to unlocking the capacity to build more mixed-tenure homes in the North East.

david cowans places for people derwent living student housing

Interview: drivers behind Derwent joining Places for People

10/02/2017 | By Luke Cross

CEO says desire to combine ‘best of locality and national strength’ was integral part of Derwent Living joining Places for People, as group considers harnessing student housing into shared living market rent product.

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