Monday, July 15, 2024



Vistry secures land for 178 SFH BTR homes in Great Haddon

With plans to develop essential SFH BTR within Cambridgeshire, Vistry has secured a site from O&H Properties.



Grainger’s The Silver Yard BTR a hit with locals

Grainger’s second Birmingham BTR scheme – The Silver Yard proves to be a hit with locals, with over 100 homes leased.

The Glass Bottle BTR in Dublin tops out

Two of the three residential blocks in the initial phase of development have reached the exciting construction milestone.



McLaren Living submits plans for Clarendon Road BTR in Watford

McLaren Living's plans are set to deliver affordable BTR homes, flexible office workspace, retail space and a public square.

Plans submitted for Napier Court BTR in Reading

Developers have submitted a planning application to transform Napier Court in Reading into a new BTR scheme.

Plans approved for Peel’s Trafford Waters development

X1 Developments and Peel Waters secure planning permission for a third residential development at Trafford Waters. 



First look at designs for Capital&Centric’s St George’s project

A first look at the design visions for Capital&Centric's St George’s neighbourhood in Wolverhampton.

Way of Life unveils Linda Boronkay designed The Sessile BTR

The Sessile BTR scheme offers a first-of-its-kind opportunity to rent a home in a space designed by the former Soho House Design Director.

Single-family housing

Vistry secures land for 178 SFH BTR homes in Great Haddon

With plans to develop essential SFH BTR within Cambridgeshire, Vistry has secured a site from O&H Properties.

Gatehouse IM acquires 105 SFR homes from MJ Gleeson

The Gatehouse IM and Carlyle joint venture has acquired 105 SFH BTR homes from MJ Gleeson.

Health & Wellbeing


New wellbeing streaming service launched by GRAHAM

GRAHAM has invested in a groundbreaking streaming service dedicated to employee wellbeing.

Dandara partners with TRUUD for new research programme

The collaboration for the research programme will help improve the way health is considered and delivered for urban places. 



Rise Homes appoints Property Sense to The Ironworks BTR

Rise Homes has appointed Property Sense to market The Ironworks BTR development in Sheffield.

Supporting gender diversity – Interview with Debra Yudolph, Say

Supporting gender diversity and conversations to support the growth of women, David Phillips talks to Debra Yudolph, Founder & CEO, Say.

Introducing the Salto Glass XS Reader Series

Salto's new series features an innovative line of products that sets a new standard in access control technology for wall readers.

New level of security and convenience for access control

Introducing the Design XS Keypad Wall Reader Series: a new level of security and convenience for access control.



The evolution of institutional investment in the UK residential market

With attractive returns and increasing investor interest, Gerald Eve’s Bobby Barnett reflects on the growth of the living sectors.

Build to Rent industry comments on speech by Chancellor Rachel Reeves

We’ve compiled some comments from the Build to Rent sector on their responses to this morning’s speech by Chancellor Rachel Reeves.

Build to Rent operators’ responses to the General Election result

We’ve compiled some comments from Build to Rent operators on their responses to this morning’s General Election result.



ASK data finds HNW investors to increase co-living investment

Research by ASK reveals HNW investors are looking to invest in co-living, life sciences and warehouses & logistics over the next 12 months.

London dominates, but regional co-living supply is catching up

With co-living gaining significant traction in the UK, a report by Knight Frank highlights its popularity has grown outside of London.



UK Build to Rent investment hits record high

UK BTR has had an excellent year so far. Continuing at this pace will be monumental for the sector.

£20bn to be invested in Build to Rent schemes over next decade

A new Savills report reveals that over the next decade, £20bn will be invested into operational BTR schemes.

Build to Rent sector reaches 100,000-home milestone

The BTR sector reaches 100,000-home milestone, with 542 schemes delivered, let and managed by professional operators.



Torsion Group appoints new COO

Torsion Group has appointed a new COO who will support business Managing Directors to deliver growth and business improvement plans.

Caddick makes several senior appointments

Caddick Group makes a series of senior promotions, alongside the appointment of a new board member to its newly formed operations board.



Brookfield funds Empira’s new BTR in Cologne

Brookfield has invested in Empira Group's BTR development in the Marienburg district in Cologne.

Savills IM acquires Juf Nienke BTR development

The acquisition of Juf Nienke BTR scheme fully complements Savills IM European Living Fund’s existing portfolio in Spain and Sweden.




deverellsmith podcast: Nicola Fleet-Milne shares her inspiring journey

A New Lease of Life podcast: deverellsmith speaks to Nicola Fleet-Milne about her journey and commitment to her work.

deverellsmith podcast: Richard Berridge talks single-family BTR

A New Lease of Life podcast: deverellsmith speaks to Richard Berridge about where the single-family BTR market is heading.

deverellsmith podcast: Jeremy Heath-Smith, Tomb Raider and Spike Global

A New Lease of Life podcast: deverellsmith dives inside the mind behind Tomb Raider and Spike Global.

Reinventing Real Estate podcast: Harris Associates talks to Dandara Living

In the second episode of the ‘Reinventing Real Estate’ podcast, Harris Associates talks to Dandara Living's MD.

Reinventing Real Estate podcast: Harris Associates talks to Watkin Jones

Harris Associates speaks to Watkin Jones seniors for its ‘Reinventing Real Estate' podcast about the future of the living sector.