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Improving the prospects for small house builders and developers


This report sets out the findings of research which explored the business challenges that small house builders and developers have been facing. Planning, finance and land availability issues in particular were highlighted by companies, and a number of serious barriers to growth identified.

Addressing these barriers is a priority if small builders and developers are to prosper and make a greater contribution to the housing market recovery.

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