Social housing starts up 48% in 2012's final quarter

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Development, Featured

The amount of social housing starts in the final quarter of 2012 was up 48% on the same period in 2011. The latest Glenigan index shows that private housing starts were also up by 20% on 2011's last three months. Underlying construction remained strong in the final month of 2012, with project starts up 9% for the three months to December compared with 2011. The hotel and leisure industry recorded the strongest performance from any sector in the period, where starts increased by over 70% compared to...

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