“There has been lots of news in the Build to Rent sector this week, and some fantastic data, reports and insights from key Build to Rent players. The Government’s new planning white paper has taken centre stage with radical proposals put forward for consultation. There are differing views, which you can read in my planning overhaul article.”Bea Patel, Editor, BTR News
In the news this week
Given the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Domus Group discuss whether the design of Build to Rent schemes will be affected.
Cortland appoint Senior Director of Development – Europe to lead Cortland’s European Development, responsible for new Build to Rent investments.
Telford Homes has received a resolution to grant planning consent for a site in Stratford, London.
Arcadis share their Build to Rent construction cost location index – which has been prepared based on a selected snapshot of their Build to Rent project data.
CBRE explores how Covid-19 has impacted Build to Rent occupancy levels and rent collection – and looks ahead at the investment market outlook.
FinTech platform – Canopy – announces new high-profile appointments to its board of directors, who will play a vital role in shaping its financial ecosystem.
A report has been released showing insights and statistics on the Build to Rent sector.
BoConcept explore the social trend – ‘Styling for Sanctuary’ – which has a greater demand for organic interior design.
The Government has published its planning white paper – setting out its intentions for planning reforms in England.
Grainger plc has received planning consent for its Build to Rent scheme in New Cross – a joint venture with Lewisham council.