The Subplot | Truss donation, 3D printing hopes, investment zone latest
Will Liz Truss’s affordable housing rules screw up plans for a local developer that donated £15,000 to her leadership campaign? Plus, doubts are cast over the future of 3D-printed housebuilding.
The Subplot | Northern Powerhouse Rail, investment zones, funds squeeze
Why Liz Truss’s pledge to resurrect Northern Powerhouse Rail is less than a bankable commitment. Plus, funds are moving to reduce their exposure to real estate. Could foreign money fill the gap?
The Subplot | Investment zone apathy, single-family rental, sweet spot deals
How the investment zone and Big Bang 2.0 proposals could make or break Trussonomics. Plus, single-family rental is increasingly on investors’ radars, while ‘big-ticket’ property prices are on the slide.
The Subplot | Green placemaking, co-living, shallow recessions
Do developers have the resources, or the will, to undertake substantial green placemaking? Plus, a government ruling against a Liverpool co-living scheme threatens to knock the legs from the entire concept.
The Subplot | ‘Fiscal event’, Liverpool offices, big money
Will next week’s ‘fiscal event’ mean doubloons for everyone, or will the new government fumble? Plus: an opportunity in Manchester as Tesco Pension Fund looks to sell a prime office block, and news on two major Liverpool schemes.