I've heard old timers say it's been in a bubble since the 80s and it's never gonna pop.
Myself I see it starting c.2010. How real estate is spiking during a pandemic is just nuts. I really don't see an end. I had thought previously that only foreign investors are causing price hikes, but I...
Hello, I'm looking foward to study the way europeans used to build their homes. Actually, I'm talking about medium density buildings, as in urban design this may be the best solution for compactness without claustrofobia.
I'm from Brazil and here most of the buildings are in a modern style...
This from the Sunderland Echo,--
Plans to create new Sunderland village with 1,000 homes, school and sports facilities
07:36Friday 26 June 2015
A new urban village is being planned for Wearside.
The project in the pipeline after...
Work Starts on 222 homes at Trinity South Housing, South Shields
This from South Tyneside Council website
Press release 30/05/13 Work Starts on Trinity South Housing
Extracts as follows-
An exciting £30m scheme to create new homes in South Shields has moved forward with work starting on...
There have been quite a few posts appearing recently on other threads about "City Centre Residential/Housing Developments" and related issues, that are slightly off-topic on those other threads. So, it seems there is a need for these types of developments to have their own discussion thread...
Gateshead shops hit by five years of works
by Tom Keighley, Evening Chronicle, March 28th 2011
Pat Hadfield, from Gateshead, whose business is being hit by demolition works in Bensham and Saltwell
SHOPKEEPERS say their businesses have been blighted by a council bid to breathe new life into...
Thought this might be a decent idea for a thread; a discussion of affordable housing of all types - council flats, affordable housing, housing association, trust accomodation and so on - that exist on Tyneside, and the past, present and future of such developments.
I'll start off with a couple...