Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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BTR Health & Wellbeing

Top 5 building factors for better resident quality of life: #5

Welcome to Episode One of the five-part educational series from LifeProven Wellbeing Property Consultancy on how Build to Rent providers can better leverage Health & Wellbeing to improve financial outcomes. Today we share scientific data on the 5th most important building factor you need to enhance your customers health, wellbeing and quality of life - Home Storage.

Moda & MYNDUP partnership offers residents mental health support

Moda Living has teamed up with MYNDUP to offer its residents mental health support as the UK’s latest lockdown ensues.

Wellness in design – the optimum built environment

Moda provides an insight into wellness in design within its Build to Rent schemes, and how it must be stitched into the fabric of a building.

The hidden financial benefits of health & wellbeing series

Welcome to an educational series from LifeProven Wellbeing Property Consultancy on how Build to Rent providers can leverage health and wellbeing to improve financial outcomes.

Feeling good inside: How can interior design promote wellbeing?

Furnishing provider – David Phillips – discuss how interior design can promote wellbeing, from aesthetics, sustainability and intelligent uses of space, to ergonomics and environmental protection.

Build to Rent looks to a healthier future

As we begin to see the easing of restrictions following lockdown, Moda Living discusses how the way we live will change – with a vision of normal life on the horizon.

BTR DEVELOPMENTS

Quintain Living provide ‘ulti-mutt’ pet-friendly homes

Quintain Living affirm its pioneering pet-friendly approach ahead of the second reading of the Dogs and Domestic Animals bill.

A design case study: BTR at its best – The Wullcomb, Leicester

A case study that takes a deeper look into The Wullcomb Build to Rent scheme in Leicester, a collaboration between CallisonRTKL, Long Harbour and Way of Life.

No. 4 Upper Riverside scheme offers one month’s free rent

A Build to Rent scheme at Greenwich Peninsula is offering residents one month’s free rent.

BTR TECH

BTR FURNITURE

The value of good design in Build to Rent

AGC in collaboration with Dataloft reveal the latest statistics behind a premium Build to Rent service.

Discover Vertus’ new communal spaces designed by AGC

Recently, Accouter Group of Companies revealed their latest Build to Rent (BTR) offering with a new unique proposition by offering interior architectural, show home and furniture range design, all under one roof.

Begin to reimagine: Canary Wharf’s hottest new development reveals its latest pet-friendly BTR show floor

AGC kicks off its Build to Rent partnership with Vertus, as Canary Wharf’s hottest new development reveals its latest pet-friendly show floor.

The rise and rise of furniture rentals

We speak to Roomservice by CORT about the rise in furniture rentals and how this trend presents an opportunity for Build to Rent operators.

Interview with Hatch’s Head of Build to Rent

Hatch’s Head of Build to Rent - Jodie Wardell - sits down with BTR News and talks changes in the market and a bright future for Build to Rent.

Feeling good inside: How can interior design promote wellbeing?

Furnishing provider – David Phillips – discuss how interior design can promote wellbeing, from aesthetics, sustainability and intelligent uses of space, to ergonomics and environmental protection.

BTR Opinions

The missing piece of the BTR jigsaw – and an important one

Love to Rent discuss the missing piece of the Build to Rent jigsaw and its importance within the sector.

Post-pandemic sustainability: why tech and connectivity are the answer for future-proof BTR

technologywithin discuss why tech and connectivity can future-proof Build to Rent developments - ensuring buildings continue to evolve in line with a growing sustainability agenda.

BTR sector and proptech firms are pursing the same goal – it’s time to work together

Proptech firms and the Build to Rent sector are pursuing the same goal – and flatfair discuss why the next big strides in Build to Rent are accomplished hand-in-hand.

The synergies between PBSA, BTR and Co-living

One of the emerging trends we are excited to see and be involved in is the expansion of Purpose-Built student Accommodation Providers (PBSA) into the very complimentary Co-living (Co-liv) and Build to Rent (BTR) markets.

Why Build to Rent needs to embrace brand

Navana Property Group argue the case for a more focused look at brand in Build to Rent.

BTR PLANNING

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Weekly roundup of this week’s Build to Rent news

This weekly update features some of the latest Build to Rent (BTR) news, from a new senior hire, an opinion piece, approved planning permission, to a scheme opening its doors to residents and the merge of two working groups.

City vs Country – post lockdown property attitudes

Our ‘normal’ has changed and research suggests property attitudes have changed since lockdown. The lure of the country vs the appeal of the city is something for the Build to Rent industry to consider, as discussed by Hatch Interiors.

Investec provides £36m loan to Mast Quay BTR development

Investec provides debt facility to Comer Homes to fund the final phase of its Build to Rent scheme in Woolwich, London.

Oxford Properties and Delancey raise £1.2bn for BTR platform

Oxford Properties and Delancey have secured an additional £410m from Allianz and Local Pensions Partnership.

BTR GLOBAL NEWS

Cyrela, CPP Investments and Greystar announce partnership with SKR

Cyrela, CPP Investments and Greystar have announced a partnership with SKR in a Brazilian multifamily development venture.

Digital Horizon invests in Obligo, the property rental security deposit financing company

Digital Horizon VC has invested in the property rental security deposit financing company, Obligo – to develop its tech platform and scale the business.

Washington DC will see first modular multifamily building – Modo

Washington DC will see its first ever modular multifamily apartment building.

BTR RESEARCH

BTR highlights from Forecast 2021 – a report from CallisonRTKL

“We need solutions that create community and encourage socialising to improve our quality of life” – Forecast 2021 from CallisonRTKL.

Quintain Living analyse residents’ opinions revealing 2021 rental trends

Quintain Living have analysed prospective and current residents’ opinions, which has revealed rental trends for 2021.

KFH release Annual Tenant Barometer showing opportunities for BTR

Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward’s (KFH) Annual Tenant Barometer reveals affordability most important factor to London tenants, with opportunities for Build to Rent operators.

Urban household growth in Europe is now three times rate of population growth

Greystar reports that urban household growth in Europe is now three times the rate of population growth – with further analysis suggesting market renters will overtake mortgage owners by 2024.

BTR PEOPLE

Howsy bolster team sheet with senior hire

Howsy has announced the appointment of a senior hire – who joins as the Sales Director.

Grainger plc announces two hires ahead of launch of second Salford BTR scheme

Grainger plc has announced two appointments as they gear up for the launch of their second Build to Rent scheme.

The BTR Awards 2020

The Inaugural Build to Rent Talent Recognition Awards - an amazing showcase for the great people and teams involved with this sector.

deverellsmith complete new senior hire for Quintain Ireland

deverellsmith has completed a senior hire – a Multifamily Specialist – for Quintain Ireland.

BTR COLIVING

London co-living market: 2020 learnings and 2021 outlook

Built Asset Management delve into 2020 learnings from the London co-living market and provide an outlook for the coming year.

Co-Living operator – BAM – teams up with tenant perks platform

Built Asset Management (BAM) partners with Vaboo to reward London renters with exclusive discounts, offers and prize draws.

New data shows increase in renters opting for coliving

New data by Built Asset Management shows an increase in renters opting for coliving opposed to single accommodation.

Coliving operators and the Build to Rent market – what do developers need to know?

Global funding for coliving has increased 210% year on year to June 2019 – so it’s easy to see why the concept has gained attention from developers. Built Asset Management discuss what developers need to know about coliving operators and the Build to Rent market.