Rise buys final tranche of £25m Depot

Dan Whelan

The build-to-rent developer has acquired the second phase of the redevelopment of the former Stagecoach depot in Moss Side from contractor Rowlinson for around £9m, after buying the first phase last year for £16m.

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Housing starts and prices to suffer in 2021, says report

House prices and rental values in Manchester could increase by 3.5% in 2022 after a flat 2021, but low housebuilder confidence will impact starts on site for years to come, according to JLL’s UK Residential Forecast Report.

Joanna Allen, Northstone

Allen on board at Northstone

Peel L&P’s housebuilding arm has appointed Joanna Allen as head of partnerships and development, bolstering the team headed by development director Jonathan England.


FEC seeks Red Bank affordable homes partner

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Far East Consortium, Manchester’s development partner on its £1bn Northern Gateway housing plan, has launched a search for a registered provider to help it deliver affordable homes across Red Bank, with an ambition to deliver 800 such homes over 10 years.

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Manchester moves to improve PRS offering 

Dan Whelan

The city council has published an updated strategy for the delivery and management of properties at the lower end of the private rented sector aimed at improving housing, tackling rogue landlords and providing those on lower incomes with greater choice.