Section: Housing Provision

Glasgow Council and partners sign agreement to deliver homes in £250 million regeneration project

Posted 16.04.18
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Glasgow City Council has signed an agreement with Glasgow Housing Association and Keepmoat Homes to deliver more than 800 new homes at the Sighthill Transformational Regeneration Area (TRA) in the City.

The £250 million Sighthill TRA is the biggest regeneration scheme of its type in the UK outside of London.

The residential development will feature 826 new homes (628 for sale, 198 for mid-market rent), as well as retail units and a commercial development over the next decade to complete the regeneration of Sighthill.

The new mid-market rent homes will be built by Glasgow Housing Association and let and managed by its partners in Wheatley Group, Lowther Homes, with the private homes, retail unit and commercial development being delivered through a development agreement between Keepmoat Homes and Glasgow City Council.

When complete, the regeneration of Sighthill will deliver almost 1,000 (141 new Glasgow Housing Association homes are already built and occupied) new high-quality homes for sale and rent.

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Orbit builds 2,000 homes and shared ownership sales rocket in record-breaking year

Posted 12.04.18
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In a third consecutive year, Orbit has surpassed build targets and developed 2,002 new homes in the operating period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

It completed the homes throughout its operating areas across the Midlands, East Anglia, the South-East and London, with a revenue increase of 23%.

The 40,000-home landlord has achieved a record 103% increase in shared ownership sales in the last two years. In 2017, Orbit sold 692 properties under the home ownership option.

Of the 2,002 properties completed in the last 12 months, 174 were for market sale, 539 for shared ownership and 1,207 for affordable and social rent.

Orbit also ventured into the Private Rented Sector with the completion of Fordham House, a development of 82 high-quality apartments in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon.

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