Slough Council leader James Swindlehurst hailed the borough as being "on the cusp of a great window of opportunity", at the launch of an office development on 14 June.
Bristol is one of seven cities lined up as a possible new home for Channel 4's head office.
Waltham Forest Council is to build 525 council homes over the next four years, following a £26 million grant from mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, as part of his pledge to help London authorities build 10,000 council homes over the same period.
Lambeth Council has approved housing association Metropolitan's proposal to build more than 2,500 homes and a wide range of community facilities at Clapham Park.
Developer British Land has entered into a master development agreement (MDA) with Southwark Council to develop a new 21-ha urban centre at Canada Water, marking an official commitment to deliver the project.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has used his executive planning powers to take over a major housing development in Dagenham on 8 May, which was refused permission by Havering Council in March, but had been approved separately by Barking and Dagenham Council.
Both Labour and Conservatives councils across 150 English authorities saw losses in the 2018 local elections, which took place yesterday. UKIP has lost almost all the seats it was defending. The Conservatives gained Basildon from no overall control.
Reading and other towns within the Thames Valley have been named among the most 'vibrant places in the UK', according to a leading economy index.
Plans for high-end retail manager Hammerson to buy real estate investment trust intu Properties have ended.
A 10-week public consultation on the planned Heathrow expansion saw thousands of residents providing feedback on options on how to deliver and operate an expanded airport, alongside ideas for new airspace design.
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