Block Management | 11/01/2022 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Week

Industry gives mixed response to new government cladding removal plans

The property industry has reacted with a mix of praise, scepticism and criticism to the government’s plan to ask developers to cover up to £4bn in costs to remove dangerous cladding from lower-height buildings.Mary-Anne Bowring, group managing director at Ringley, sa...

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Block Management | 10/01/2022 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Development Finance Today

Government forces developers to fix cladding crisis: Industry reacts

The government has warned developers that they must pay to fix the cladding crisis as it overhauls its approach to building safety.Secretary of state for levelling up, housing and communities, Michael Gove, has today (10th January), written to the industry giving the...

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Block Management | 07/01/2022 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Week

Predictions for 2022: Brace yourself

After two years of unprecedented challenges faced by real estate, experts share their predictions for 2022.Mary-Anne BowringGroup managing director, RingleyThis is proving to be a difficult year for bold predictions; however, some things will continue to be a certain...

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Block Management | 03/11/2021 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Investor Today

'Explosive' growth of single-family housing shows maturity of UK BTR

Goldman Sachs made the headlines after announcing a partnership with Urban & Civic to deliver hundreds of rental homes across the UK.The bank is no stranger to build to rent (BTR), having made its debut in the sector a few years back with a £118 million loan to f...

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Ringley Group Appoints New Head Of Operations

Property management consultancy Ringley Group has appointed Eric Asarè as its new head of operations of Work by Ringley.Work by Ringley, which was established in 2019, provides flexible workspaces to growing businesses.The company is committed to the professionals wh...

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Block Management | 28/09/2021 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Investor Post

Labour takes aim at buy-to-let at party conference

Labour shadow housing minister Lucy Powell hit out at housing being traded as an asset and poor-quality buy-to-lets at the party’s conference in Brighton.Powell branded the Conservatives ‘the party of speculators and developers’ compared to Labour’s focus on homeowne...

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Block Management | 27/09/2021 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Mortgage Introducer

Labour Party pledges to set up building works agency

The Labour Party has pledged to set up a ‘building works agency’ to fund post-Grenfell repairs.Speaking at the Labour Party Conference, Shadow Housing Secretary Lucy Powell said her party has “a plan” to solve the building safety crisis if re-elected.Shadow Chancello...

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Block Management | 26/09/2021 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Telegraph

Flat owners pin hopes on Gove to fix Britain’s cladding crisis

Upon his appointment as the new Housing Secretary, Michael Gove’s brief was made clear. The former Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster was told that the first and foremost item in his in-tray was the cladding crisis which continues to affect hundreds of thousands of...

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Block Management | 06/09/2021 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Investor Today

Potential ‘landmines’ in the Fire Safety Act revealed by property expert

Fire door inspections and compartmentation will be the next ‘landmine’ in the building safety saga, a property consultancy expert has warned.New legislation in the form of the Fire Safety Act 2021 [FSA] has introduced fresh rules concerning the inspection of fire doo...

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Block Management | 01/09/2021 | Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Letting Agent Today

Agents Beware: new property management safety issue on the horizon

A property consultancy says it’s identified the next ‘landmine’ in the building safety saga facing agents and landlords around the country.Mary-Anne Bowring, group managing director at property consultancy Ringley Group, is warning that fire door inspections and comp...

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