Topics: Industry, manufacturing
BoKlok takes Gold sponsorship for community show
This year, BoKlok was delighted to be the Gold sponsor of the Littlehampton Town Show & Family Fun Day, which took place on Saturday 9th September in Rosemead Park - next to the BoKlok by the Park development.
BoKlok is fundraising for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
In recognition of its presence in the town and its sponsorship of the Littlehampton Town Show and Family Fun Day on 9th September 2023, BoKlok is fundraising for the local Littlehampton Lifeboat Station!
Help for homebuyers – BoKlok’s new summer incentive could help purchasers get on the ladder
BoKlok has launched a new mortgage holiday, to assist would-be purchasers by alleviating their monthly mortgage payments for the first year.
Local school children designed Homes for the Future
In April, BoKlok UK visited The Laurels School in Worthing to run our Homes for the Future session with their Year 3 and Year 4 children. BoKlok shared why building good quality, sustainable housing is so important, while also introducing them to the built environment in an engaging and inspiring way.
BoKlok on #EmbraceEquity
Each year, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8th, and during the same week, the construction industry recognises Women in Construction. This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is ‘embrace equity’. Equity is an important concept for a future-proofed workplace. But what can we each do to embrace equity in the workplace?
BoKlok UK give local people an opportunity to own their own home
BoKlok, the residential home provider jointly owned by Skanska and IKEA, have now released the first phase of 2- and 3-bedroom family homes at BoKlok by the Park, near Rosemead Park, Littlehampton. On completion, the development will feature 112 homes at Fitzalan Road, south of Littlehampton Academy.
BoKlok appoints new Sales and Marketing Director
BoKlok UK, the innovative and sustainable home provider, jointly owned by Skanska and IKEA, has appointed Emma Plumridge as Sales and Marketing Director.
Residents move into BoKlok first UK development
BoKlok is delighted to welcome its very first homeowners in the UK, as residents move into their new homes at BoKlok on the Brook in Bristol.
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.
Lizzie Rendell new D&I Leader for BoKlok
Lizzie Rendell has been appointed the new Diversity & Inclusion Leader for BoKlok. She stepped into her position on 6 June, 2022.
BoKlok shortlisted for prestigious RESI Award
BoKlok is delighted to announce that BoKlok Housing Ltd has been shortlisted in the ‘Newcomer’ category at this year’s RESI 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.
André Löfgren has become the new CFO of BoKlok Group
André Löfgren has been appointed the new CFO of BoKlok Group and most recently came from the role of Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at Skanska. André Löfgren will become a member of the international BoKlok management team and will officially start his new role on 4th February 2022.