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Beyond Lockdown: Versatile Apartment Design Post COVID-19

For the last 35 days, the UK has joined populations across the world and stayed at home. An estimated 14% (43% in London) of us live in apartments. Minimum sizes for new build apartments are typically 50 sqm for a … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: Housing for Older Londoners

London is often seen as a young person’s city. But the over 65s are the fastest growing age group and numbers are projected to increase by 25% over the next 10 years. Meeting the needs of this diverse group presents … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: The role of a Property Manager

The effects of the COVID 19 crisis on the property industry and wider economy have been sudden and unprecedented. Even now as we enter the 6th week of lockdown the horizon is filled with uncertainty, and there is trepidation as … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: Key workers – Will housing priorities change post Covid-19?

The housing market has now been on hold for over three weeks due to Covid-19. As it is, transactional data from the land registry is on a time lag. The real impact on the market will be easier to decipher … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: Open Spaces in Urban Apartment Blocks

As the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of workers and their families around the United Kingdom to stay at home, is it time for new developments to re-consider the sizes and quality of private and communal amenity being provided for … Read more

Beyond Lockdown: ‘Good Growth for Central London’

Shortly before the full effects of COVID 19 were felt by households’ businesses around the UK, Merchant Land attended the launch of the ‘Good Growth for Central London’ report, authored by Arup on behalf of the London Property Alliance. The … Read more

Merchant Land becomes a partner in the emerging Aldgate Bid

We are pleased to have become partners in the emerging Aldgate Connect BID and are excited to contribute to its future successes alongside other Aldgate businesses who share a commitment to high quality public realm and economic diversification. This comes at an exciting … Read more

Democratising Designtech


Democratising Designtech

Merchant Land welcomed the opportunity to attend ‘Democratising Designtech’, hosted by the Connected Places Catapult. The Catapult’s role is to support the growth of businesses with innovations in mobility services and the built environment. The event was held in conjunction … Read more

Designing for a circular economy


Designing for a circular economy

Merchant Land welcomes the Mayor of London’s office publishing ‘Design for a circular economy’ document to help property developers and architects to design for a circular economy, with ideas such as rental furnishing and the use of block chain technology. … Read more

Finalists in the West London Business Awards 2020

Merchant Land is delighted to be announced as finalists in the Property & Construction Company category of the West London Business Awards 2020 The Awards, now in their seventh year, recognise the outstanding achievements of organisations and individuals across five … Read more

Bringing the digital revolution to the property sector

Merchant Land welcomes last week’s announcement from the Housing Minister, Esther McVey, on plans to bring a ‘digital revolution to the property sector.’ This drive towards the great availability of planning data will support both communities and house builders across … Read more

The Smart Buildings Show


The Smart Buildings Show

This week Merchant Land attended the Smart Buildings show. The aim was to connect visitors to the latest information and technologies in the smart buildings industry. Smart buildings have much to offer – from making buildings more efficient and responsive, … Read more