The UK residential property sector is facing an uphill road to
recovery. Figures for housing starts are listless while demand is
soaring thanks to increasing longevity and smaller households, not
to mention a growing population.
This, coupled with the ongoing challenges of
finding suitable land, shortages of development and mortgage
funding, the lack of delivery expertise and palatable ways of
paying for the infrastructure needed for new neighbourhoods,
demonstrates a need for greater innovation in the way housing
schemes are funded and delivered. The need for effective housing
asset management is also rising in prominence, as social landlords
have their investment and maintenance programmes scrutinised like
Capita Symonds is working with developers and
land owners to create transparent financial arrangements in order
to secure investment, overcome planning and legislative barriers;
and deliver schemes that understand and incorporate the needs of
local communities whilst maximising return on investment over the
medium to long term.
We are helping our clients provide high-end
residential developments as well as homes for social and affordable
rent across the country. Our teams provide tested asset management
solutions in developing complex sites and delivering homes within
strict budgets. With an established supply chain and working
practices we deliver projects quickly to take advantage of windfall
In providing new and refurbished housing
solutions across both sectors, we apply cutting edge design
expertise that maximises useful space while we are at the forefront
of sustainable solutions.
We also work with colleagues across Capita plc
for services such as the provision of specialist treasury and
financial management advice to housing organisations; housing
management software; and a partnership with a major housing
developer – Keepmoat plc – to accelerate project delivery.