Barratt and Crest report mixed market conditions

Barratt Developments and Crest Nicholson have issued updates to the market. Barratt reported a strong start to the financial year but Crest has issued a profit warning, announcing a new strategy to combat difficulties it is experiencing in the market. Reporting on the period from July 1 to October 14 2018, Barratt said that the

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Progress for Barratt and Berkeley

Barratt Developments and Berkeley Group have reported to the city this month with Barratt saying “another outstanding year” and Berkeley continuing to progress in the challenging London and south east market. During its year ending June 30 2018, Barratt achieved its highest number of completions for a decade at 17,579 completions in total with private

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Profit boost at Barratt

Barratt has achieved the highest level of completions in a decade – competing on 17,579 homes in the year ending June 30 2018, 184 up on last year’s figure. The firm said in a trading update dated 11th July that it expects profit before tax to be around £835 million, a rise of over £69

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Highest completions in nine years for Barratt

Last week Barratt Developments reported it expected to achieve its highest level of completions in nine years. Giving an update covering the period from January 1 to May 7 2017, the volume housebuilder’s total completions – including joint ventures – are set to be around 17,350 for the year ending June 30 2017. Its full

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Interest rate cut welcomed but Housebuilders

The housebuilding industry has welcomed the Bank of England’s decision to cut UK interest rates from 0.5% to 0.25%, stating that the move would aid both housebuilders and home owners. Peter Andrew, deputy chairman of the Home Builders Federation, said: “Demand for new build homes remains strong and sales rates have been solid since the

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Housebuilder of the Year is Crest

At the 2015 Housebuilder Awards on 5th November Crest Nicholson was crowned large Housebuilder of the Year for the second year running. A2Dominion won medium sized Housebuilder of the Year, while small Housebuilder of the Year was handed to Larkfleet. Comedian Tim Vine hosted the awards, in which Barratt scooped the Sustainable housebuilder of the

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Barratt and Galliford Try continue to prosper

Strong trading continues for Barratt Developments and Galliford Try, with the two firms offering updates to the City yesterday (May 13). Barratt, reporting on figures from January 1 to May 10 2015, said that its housing completions for the year were expected to be “ahead of previous guidance” at around 16,100, up from 14,838 at

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