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CIH Scotland comments on Budget 2016

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has commented on the 2016 Budget, presented to the House of Commons today (16th March 2016) by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

Delta celebrates 12th Global Build with Habitat for Humanity International in Mexico

Delta Air Lines is celebrating its 12th Global Build with Habitat for Humanity International by helping to build six homes in the Chicxulub neighborhood of Merida, Mexico, this week. Sixty-six volunteers will participate in the build which runs March 14 through March 18.

GRESB Launches Health and Well-being Module for the Real Estate Industry

GRESB, the global standard for environmental, social and governance (ESG) assessment of real estate portfolios and infrastructure assets, today announced the launch of the GRESB Health and Well-being Module. This new module is an optional supplement to the GRESB Real Estate Assessment, which is an annual survey on behalf of a large group of institutional investors that captures information regarding the ESG performance of property companies, fund managers and developers

Best in housing celebrated at annual awards night

Winners of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Housing Awards 2016 were announced on Friday 4 March at Belfast City Hall. The awards aim to showcase excellence and recognise the people making a difference in communities across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Housing professionals and organisations are recognised at awards ceremony for their contributions to local...

Winners of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Housing Awards 2016 were announced on Friday 4 March at Belfast City Hall. The awards aim to showcase excellence and recognise the people making a difference in communities across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

REAL ESTATE BILL PASSED IN RAJYA SABHA – HOME BUYERS GETS RIGHTS, MAKES...

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015 ( RERA Bill) one of the most important pro-consumer legislation of the Government was today passed in the Rajya Sabha. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, who was the Member the Select Panel that examined and made suggestions to the RERA Bill and provided crucial inputs to the Bill, spoke in Parliament

CIH comment on English Housing Survey

Commenting on the English Housing Survey headline report, published today, Chartered Institute of Housing chief executive Terrie Alafat said: “While the overall decline in home ownership appears to have halted, we need to think about what the future holds, especially for young people struggling to access a decent home at a price they can afford.

CIH Scotland comments on Scottish Government housing subsidies announcement

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has commented on a Scottish Government announcement on future grant subsidy benchmarks for affordable housing in Scotland, made today (25 January 2016).

Housing supply forum report welcomed by CIH Northern Ireland

Commenting on the report and recommendations of the Housing Supply Forum ahead of today’s Committee for Social Development event Building future homes in association with the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Northern Ireland, Justin Cartwright, Forum member from CIH Northern Ireland said: “This report is good news for people in need of an affordable home and for the house building industry.

CIH Scotland comments on updated housing statistics

Quarterly housing statistics for Scotland have been published today providing an update on new home starts and completions for the second quarter of 2015 for the social sector and for the first quarter of 2015 for the private sector.

CHINA OUTBOUND REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT REACHES US$10 BILLION MILESTONE

Chinese outbound capital flows into global commercial real estate markets have exceeded US$10 billion in a year for the first time ever, according to the latest research from CBRE Group, Inc. Over the past four years annual China-sourced outbound flows to commercial real estate experienced a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 72 per cent to reach over US$10 billion for the year 2014.

GBCI Launches EDGE Green Building Certification System

Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), in conjunction with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), launched the EDGE green building certification system in India to jumpstart the mainstreaming of resource-efficient buildings across the country in a fast, simple and affordable way.

TH Real Estate, on behalf of TIAA-CREF, acquires interest from NEINVER in two outlet...

TH Real Estate, on behalf of TIAA-CREF, has completed the purchase of a 50% interest in Factory Annopol in Warsaw, and Factory Krakow and Futura Park in Krakow, Poland. The assets have been acquired from NEINVER, and form part of a strategic joint venture – between NEINVER and TIAA-CREF – to create a leading outlet platform in Europe, as announced earlier this year. TH Real Estate acts as investment advisor to the vehicle, while NEINVER provides specialised asset management and operational services to the assets.

EXIT Realty pledges a half million dollars to Habitat for Humanity

EXIT Realty Corp. International has pledged $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity International in 2015, bringing its total pledges to $2.5 million to date. Habitat for Humanity believes that every person should have a decent and affordable place to live, and through its worldwide network of volunteers, thousands of low-income families have found new hope in the form of affordable housing.

Amat Luxury Sells Tranquil Home in Barcelona for 1,200,000€

Just at the end of June Amat Luxury sold an amazing detached house in Sant Just Desvern. This privileged residential area is well known for its perfect combination of services (Horse Riding facilities, International Schools, etc) and tranquillity (next to the main green area of Barcelona city, perfect for horse riding, running, mountain biking, etc), and everything at just 10 km from downtown Barcelona. The detached house sold is notable for its breath-taking views and its beautiful garden.

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CIH Scotland comments on Budget 2016

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has commented on the 2016 Budget, presented to the House of Commons today (16th March 2016) by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.