New homes in 2018: what was built, and where?
How many new homes are being built? And what types of homes? New figures released by NHBC - who insure 80% of new homes in the UK - give us a good idea
Ipsos MORI’s five-point guide to talking about infrastructure
In a world full of loudly expressed opinions, Ipsos MORI's latest report seeks to inject some evidence into the debate about how we communicate about infrastructure. In it they set out their five learning points, whether you are looking to build new housing, roads, railways or airports
In search of legitimacy and the role of social value
How can investors work with local communities to create a better built environment? An underlying ‘legitimacy gap’, between the commercial needs of investors and the societal needs of communities, is impacting the debate around when, where and why investment in our built environment should happen
BECG Joins the ‘Social Value’ Conversation at MIPIM 2019
A seven-strong team from BECG will be heading out to MIPIM from 12th -15th March 2019. This year’s theme, ‘Engaging the Future’, will consider the next 30 years for the built environment and BECG intends be at the forefront of the conversation
Planning for New Homes: how bad does the NAO say we are?
We aren't building enough homes, and the National Audit Office is asking why. Their latest paper "Planning for new homes", looks at the role of the planning system. That includes the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), local authorities, the Planning Inspectorate and developers