“It’s good to see new planning applications, public consultations and construction continuing. There has been a lot of news this week around new Build to Rent schemes in the pipeline, which is – as always – positive news.”Nick Biring, Co-founder, BTR News
In the news this week
The property industry has woken up to the value of customer experience (CX). It’s no longer a ‘nice to have’ but something which is core to a development’s success, making sure it meets the needs of the people who will ultimately work, live in or visit a new space. We know investing in CX is worthwhile, but do we know what best practice looks like and how to deliver it?
Moda living has announced a partnership with IoT company – Utopi – who’s smart building technology improves building management – delivering cost saving.
UK construction group – Galliford Try – has been awarded a £105m contract to develop a Build to Rent scheme in Leeds.
MHA London has announced it has received planning for Elthorne Works in West London which will be considered for Build to Rent.
Construction for a new Build to Rent development at a former sports centre in Barking has started.
Marlet has announced its second finance deal with Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB) for a new Build to Rent development in Dublin.
CEG has launched a public consultation for the first phase of its residential development – Kirkstall Forge – with proposals including two Build to Rent buildings.