Build to Rent (BTR) Weekly roundup

Weekly roundup of this week’s Build to Rent news

This weekly update features some of the latest Build to Rent (BTR) news, from an imminent decision for planning for new homes in Hove, additional funding raised for a Build to Rent platform, an opinion piece on the sectors employees, growth in traffic for a review website, to BTR News’ tour of The Green Rooms scheme in MediaCity.


“It’s fantastic news to hear about HomeViews’ 400% growth in website traffic. The platform is an integral part of the Build to Rent ecosystem, supporting both operators and residents.

“BTR News also visited The Green Rooms development in MediaCity, which had amazing modern frescos – and the UK’s largest – and elegant theme-based show apartments. A big thanks to Avril and the team.”

Nick Biring, Co-founder, BTR News

In the news this week

Fizzy Hayes social space | HomeViews | BTR News

Developers partner with HomeViews as reviews site traffic grows by 400%

Residential property review site HomeViews continues to add high-profile developers to its partner roster, thanks to traffic levels growing by over 400% compared with last year. The site has rapidly gained a foothold in the UK market since its launch in February 2019, collecting over 13,000 resident reviews of more than 1,000 new build developments across nine UK cities.

Feature image credit: @samuelcallenfilms

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