Helping developers to help us build affordable housing

Birmingham City Council is set to approve proposals at cabinet on 18 April that will see new joint ventures with developers on ‘challenging’ sites and stimulate the creation of more affordable housing. The report – ‘Joint venture partnering with the private sector to accelerate housing growth’ – identifies some of the issues facing developers on […]

Helping developers to help us build affordable housing

Birmingham City Council is set to approve proposals at cabinet on 18 April that will see new joint ventures with developers on ‘challenging’ sites and stimulate the creation of more affordable housing. The report – ‘Joint venture partnering with the private sector to accelerate housing growth’ – identifies some of the issues facing developers on […]

Graduate Hub opens for second recruitment phase

The largest local government graduate scheme for planning and regeneration professionals is set to launch its second phase of recruitment. Birmingham City Council’s Graduate Hub gives graduates who have completed a built environment degree a wide range of experience in planning, regeneration and housing development work to help them work towards becoming chartered professionals. As […]

Waheed Nazir named acting strategic director, Economy

Waheed Nazir, Birmingham City Council’s director of planning & regeneration, who has been instrumental in the transformation of the city, has been appointed as acting Strategic Director for Economy for the next 12 months with immediate effect. In his new role, as well as leading on the delivery of planning and regeneration, transportation, skills and […]
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