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Kevan Carrick: Garden cities will help the North to boom and bloom

Kevan Carrick of JK Property Consultants, gives his views on the housing crisis and Government plans to increase housing supply

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Kevan Carrick: Let's not repeat mistakes of the past 30 years

A couple of weeks ago my column focused on the crisis in housing and the need to build more houses more quickly – the tricky bit is how to go about doing that!

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Kevan Carrick: North East must rise to challenge

Guardian journalist Andy Beckett caused a furore with a rather one-sided article not in the best traditions of high-quality journalism that one expects from the Guardian

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Kevan Carrick: Too much control 'will scare off investors in housing'

Last week we learned of Labour Party leader Ed Miliband’s change of policy with a proposal to control rent increases and to extend occupation by up to three years

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Kevan Carrick: North East needs to speak with one voice

The run-up to Easter saw the publication of the North East Local Enterprise Partnership’s Strategic Economic Plan

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Kevan Carrick: North East has a good story to tell -so let's tell the world

When you read this I will be presenting a paper at the 10th Annual International Conference on the Real Estate Market in Croatia

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Kevan Carrick: New deal builds up economic foundations

The announcement of a City Deal for Sunderland & South Tyneside, with £5m for an Advanced Automotive Park next to Nissan on the A19, is very welcome and adds to the foundations we need to grow the region's economy

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Kevan Carrick: A stronger voice for the North East

Last week the government gave the go ahead for the seven councils, in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Durham to form a North East Leadership Board, which could be established as soon as next month

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Kevan Carrick: Housing will be key investment for future

We are not building enough houses to meet need, says Kevan Carrick of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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Kevan Carrick: Economic growth is team game

I try to avoid politics in this column and seek to address matters that affect the land, property and construction sectors served by my profession as a chartered surveyor

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