“There has been a lot of activity in the sector this week with progress being made on schemes, the completion of a scheme in Stoke-on-Trent, and planning submitted for a major scheme in Glasgow.
“We also saw two announcements this week about new entrants into the sector – a deal with Goldman Sachs and John Lewis Partnership’s in talks with investors and developers as it sets to enter the sector.
“We’ve also had some fantastic insights through an interview, Q&A and opinion piece – providing welcomed insights about the sector.”Bea Patel, Editor, BTR News
In the news this week
Hatch’s Head of Build to Rent – Jodie Wardell – sits down with BTR News and talks changes in the market and a bright future for Build to Rent.
John Lewis Partnership is set to enter the Build to Rent market and is in talks with investors and developers.
A planning application has been submitted for a major new Build to Rent scheme in Glasgow’s West End.
Goldman Sachs has signed a deal with Countryside to deliver new Build to Rent homes over the next three years.
HUB and Bridges Fund Management have agreed funding with Realstar and QuadReal for a new Build to Rent development – Wembley Link.
Smithfield’s Clayworks Build to Rent scheme reaches practical completion – as its first residents prepare to move in.
Sigma Capital announces it has expanded its UK team with six new starters.
Placefirst has revealed its initial homes at its Scholars View Build to Rent (BTR) scheme on the Wearside site – in the heart of up and coming Hetton-le-Hole.
Wise Living discuss how Build to Rent can reduce the risk for developers, lowering the risk of shifting housing stock and adding another income stream.
Q&A with Johnny Caddick, who discusses how Moda Living coped during Covid, its BTR pipeline and ESG strategy, and the future of the sector.
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