Monthly Archives: December 2011

National Councils Look Forward to Annual Conference in Paris 2012

National Council Chairs share their views on why ULI Europe’s Annual Conference is an essential part of the real estate year: Read More

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Converting obsolete offices into much needed housing in Britain

Tinkering around the edges or solving Britain’s housing crisis? Guest column by Nick Jopling On the face of it, it must be good, mustn’t it – converting obsolete office into much needed housing? It’s about reducing regulation, simplifying the complex British planning system, and giving the private sector more flexibility. The UK has a chronic under-supply of housing – household demand sits over 200,000, while housing supply is at its lowest levels since records began in 1923 at 121,200. As a result, the Government is looking everywhere for solutions and … Read More

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