Brighton and Hove City Council has exchanged contracts with developer and Sitematch sponsor U+I on the redevelopment of Preston Barracks, one of the cityís largest-ever regeneration projects.
Following a successful 2018 event on 8 February, the next Sitematch London will take place on 7 February 2019.
Following the Sitematch London held on 8 February, delegates from the public and private sector explain why they attended the event.
Keynote speakers James Murray, London's deputy mayor for housing and John Healey MP, shadow secretary of state for housing, called on the government to play its role in delivering more affordable homes.
The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, and Chancellor Philip Hammond announced on 1 February that 133 projects around the country will receive funding to deliver up to 200,0000 new homes.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it is seeking a joint venture partner for its largest development site, the Limmo Peninsula in east London.
Delegates at Sitematch London attended three "briefing sessions" to learn about the build to rent (BTR) sector, housing associations and council-owned housing companies.
Council representatives from London and the south of England attended the eighth annual Sitematch London event on 8 February, a business-to-business "speed-dating" event where private sector businesses meet with key council decision makers for 15 minutes, to encourage development in their respective areas.
Douglas Bell, managing director of Epic Hostels, is attending Sitematch London on 8 February just to network. He spoke with us about his company's aim to deliver hostels with a difference and why he is attending the event.
Jonathan Martin, Waltham Forestís director of investment and delivery, talks to Sitematch about his responsibilities at the council and what benefits the property event brings for the local authority.