An executive agency of the government's Cabinet Office to improve the efficiency of public assets and generate benefits was launched on 1 April.
Placemaker Grosvenor Britain and Ireland has struck a deal with Transport for London (TfL), to develop an office building above the new Bond Street Elizabeth line (formerly Crossrail) station.
Basingstoke and Deane Council has announced plans to release funds from its growth initiative to develop an office building, which will house the UK headquarters of a prominent American pharmaceutical company.
Waltham Forest Council has appointed development expert Stewart Murray as its strategic director of economic growth, to lead on property, asset management and regeneration planning from 1 May 2018.
The London Borough of Redbridge has launched Redbridge Living, a development company that will deliver homes for sale, private rent and social rent using council-owned land.
Housebuilder Bellway Homes has purchased the vacant St. George Hospital site in Hornchurch, in the London Borough Havering, for a record £40 million.
The London Borough of Mertonís planning committee has granted planning consent to Clarion Housing Groupís £1.2 billion transformation of three housing estates.
The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is set to offer Queen Maryís House in Hampstead for sale. Previously a maternity home and outpatient clinic, it had been unused since 2011.
The London Borough of Havering has announced it will enter a joint venture partnership with housebuilder Wates to regenerate 12 council estates over the next 12 years to deliver 3,000 new homes.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and housing association L&Q have agreed to invest £500 million in Barking Riverside, via a partnership between the GLA and L&Q called Barking Riverside Limited, which will deliver the masterplan.