Japan’s biggest homebuilder takes stake in Urban Splash’s ‘House’

Japan’s biggest homebuilder is heading to the UK after forming a new partnership with Urban Splash and Homes England.Sekisui House has acquired a 35% equity stake in the Liverpool-founded company's 'House' modular concept which allows customers to personalise their new home.Headquartered in Osaka, Sekisui House was founded in 1960 and ... Read More...

YM Liverpool is 20 – Back in 1999…

YM Liverpool is 20 - Back in 1999... Our very first issue hit the streets, providing a guide to Liverpool living and celebrating the city’s ongoing renaissance.Urban Splash We spoke to Tom Bloxham, co-founder of innovative developer Urban Splash, as the firm had four major projects underway in Liverpool.They included the mixed-use ... Read More...

The NWPAs 2017 – The winners

The NWPAs 2017 - The winners A year of North West residential property success was recently celebrated as the spectacular annual NWPAs returned.The glittering black tie event, sponsored by Countryside, rolled into Lutyens Crypt at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral with a fabulous circus theme, and brought a host of firsts for 2017.There ... Read More...

Experts debate building on green belt sites

Housing and planning experts have debated the issue of building on green belt land to alleviate the strain of growing cities.Speaking at the ArchitEx 2015 conference, the panel believed while brownfield site building must come first, it could be time to readdress the borders of green belts.Included in the debate ... Read More...