“It’s great to see the Build to Rent sector steaming ahead, with plenty of activity taking place and schemes remaining on track. We also saw a scheme in Manchester which was the highest rated by residents – as it takes a hospitality led approach.
“We’ve also seen a kick start in lending which provides a positive outlook for the sector moving forward.”Nick Biring, Co-founder, BTR News
In the news this week
Lendlease and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) are continuing to strengthen their Build to Rent partnership in the UK – with investment in new homes in South London.
Urban Village Capital has now delivered its latest £14m apartment development in Birmingham after overcoming challenges posed by the lockdown.
A new residential development in St Helen’s, Merseyside is on track for completion despite disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis.
Maslow Capital have announced the reintroduction of lending for new projects, including Build to Rent.
Build to Rent development – Duet – in MediaCityUK, Manchester, is the highest-rated residential building in the UK according to resident reviews on independent review platform, HomeViews.
Apropos look at the changes in the rental market – moving from high streets to online – and discuss why proptech platforms such as apropos is so relevant now.
Godwin Developments has announced the acquisition of a vacant site in Bolton.
Tide Construction has announced its modular developments remain on track despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic – highlighting the resilience of modern methods of construction (MMC).
As the world has transformed into a ‘new norm’, work environments have changed and residents’ priorities have shifted, it places demands on a change of infrastructure, as discussed by VX Fiber.