Subjects: Building industry, industry issues
BoKlok shortlisted for three First Time Buyer Readers' Awards
BoKlok has been shortlisted in three separate categories at this year’s First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards.
New Homes Week - a week to celebrate the many benefits of buying a new build home
Between 21st – 27th March 2022, BoKlok is joining with the broader housebuilding industry to celebrate the many positives of buying a new build home.
BoKlok celebrates National Home Buying Week
This week BoKlok is celebrating National Home Buying Week (19th – 26th March). Headed up by First Time Buyer Magazine, this national campaign is dedicated to first time buyers and assisting them with that initial step onto the housing ladder – something which Boklok itself is very passionate about.
How BoKlok is working to #BreakTheBias
This year’s International Women’s Day puts the spotlight on the need to #BreakTheBias to reach equality between the genders. Aija Harju, BoKlok Senior Vice President Human Resources, gives her view on how BoKlok is working to be a leading player in the field.
BoKlok UK exchange contracts on new land site in Somerset
BoKlok UK Ltd, the home provider, jointly owned by Skanska and IKEA, delivering ‘sustainable homes for the many people’, has acquired a major site in Somerset. Subject to planning permission, BoKlok are preparing detailed plans which could provide in the region of 350 homes. The site, which is part of Bridgwater Gateway phase 2, is situated to the west of A38 Taunton Road, within North Petherton.
BoKlok Sweden has the most satisfied customers – for the fourth time in six years
Once again, BoKlok Sweden has secured the coveted first prize of “Sweden’s most satisfied customers” in the country’s yearly survey of the housebuilding sector. It is the fourth time in six years that BoKlok has secured first position. This year the award is shared with Besqab and PEAB.
All reserved at phase one of BoKlok on the Lake, Worthing
The first phase of homes at BoKlok on the Lake in Worthing are now all reserved. First-time buyers from the local area have been the main purchasers. It is always the aim for BoKlok to make homeownership more accessible to more people. In phase one at BoKlok on the Lake, 91% of purchasers were first time buyers, 91% were local to the area and 75% accessed the government ‘Help to Buy’ scheme.
BoKlok: A 2021 Round-Up
As 2021 draws to a close, BoKlok UK are delighted to celebrate some significant milestones. 2021 has been a significant year at BoKlok UK, with some great success stories and some important lessons learned. Read more about them here, and hear Country Manager Graeme Culliton summarise the past year.
Sales success in Worthing
This weekend, BoKlok hosted a sales event for the first release of apartments at BoKlok on the Lake - a new collection of one and two-bedroom apartments in Worthing. 70% of the apartments were reserved at the event and 86% of the purchasers are first time buyers.
Apartment ballot opening soon
In less than two weeks, the ballot for our one and two-bedroom apartments will be opening!! The ballot will open at 9am on Monday 1st November 2021, closing at 9am on Monday 15th November 2021. A draw will then take place at 7pm on Wednesday 17th November, with a sales event planned for Friday 19th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st November 2021.
Top marks as BoKlok visits local schools
Two primary schools local to the BoKlok on the Brook site, take part in the BoKlok Homes for the Future design session. The session is designed to introduce children to new concepts in housing they would not have come across previously. Concepts like why building sustainable housing is so important, how BoKlok build homes that are high quality, and other aspects of the BoKlok value-based way-of-w
BoKlok is coming to Worthing
BoKlok are delighted that Worthing Planning Committee has supported the plans to provide new BoKlok homes in the popular seaside town of Worthing. The site to the west of Fulbeck Avenue will deliver 152 much needed homes as one of the BoKlok flagship schemes in the UK.
A smart life choice for a BoKlok seller
BoKlok Arboristen is situated in Falun, Sweden. It is a newly built, small-scale residential area where Johan Stenis has lived for a few months with his family. Whilst being a regular customer Johan Stenis is also an unusual customer, as he is an employee of BoKlok and sells BoKlok homes in Sweden.
First homes at BoKlok on the Brook in Bristol now reserved
Last weekend was the sales launch for our first collection of homes in the UK - two and three-bedroom houses at BoKlok on the Brook in Bristol.
The Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees celebrates the first release of BoKlok in the UK
The Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees, spoke with Head of Marketing & Communications at BoKlok, Charlotta Herte, about our first residential development project in the United Kingdom. The project is located in the south of Bristol, where BoKlok are building 173 homes.
BoKlok has Sweden's most satisfied housing customers, with a fifth year in a row on the podium
We’re delighted to announce that for the third time in five years, BoKlok has won first prize as "Sweden's most satisfied customers" for housing developers in the industry survey. Behind these strong results is a structured and long-term focused approach.
BoKlok Research and Development Manager receives extended professorship at Stanford
BoKlok Research and Development Manager Jerker Lessing has received an extension for his role as adjunct professor at Stanford University.
New partnership set to bring more than 750 modular homes to the south of England
BoKlok UK and Abri are delighted to announce its new partnership, which will see them working collaboratively to provide over 750 modular homes over the next five years. Through this partnership, the two companies will share their knowledge and placemaking expertise to accelerate the speed of which homes are built, ensuring more people have access to quality and affordable homes across the south.
BoKlok UK & VIVID create new modular housing joint venture
BoKlok UK, the sustainable, quality low-cost home provider, jointly owned by Skanska and IKEA, and leading affordable housing provider, VIVID, have announced a new innovative joint venture to deliver modular homes.