“As lockdown has eased a little, it’s great to see construction ramping up again in the industry – and new schemes in the pipeline. We’ve also seen some fantastic insights from those in the industry – via content and webinars. With a collaborative approach, the Build to Rent sector will continue to move ahead.”Bea Patel, Editor, BTR News
In the news this week
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.
Despite Covid-19 restrictions, works is still in progress at the first Build to Rent scheme in Huddersfield, Yorkshire.
Canopy is rolling out its Experian and Open Banking based resident referencing solution across Moda Living’s Build to Rent neighbourhoods.
Gatehouse UK Private Rented Fund I – advised by Gatehouse Bank and in which the bank is a co-investor, has agreed to forward fund a £10.2m Build to Rent scheme in West Midlands.
Communities are the heartbeat of Build to Rent schemes. With the changes imposed by Covid-19, StarRez share their insights on the future of a thriving residential community.
Godwin Developments has announced the acquisition of one of Nottingham’s most significant buildings – the former Royal Mail sorting office.
Plans for a new development in London have been approved to start work.