Student accommodation specialist Amro Real Estate Partners is diversifying into the private rented sector and has launched a search for a £500m capital partner. The London-based investment and asset manager has acquired two sites, in Ealing and Kingston upon Thames, to develop under a new build-to-rent platform called AmroLiving. The schemes comprise 500 homes in… Read more »
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Amro Real Estate Partners has acquired two sites to develop under its newly launched build-to-rent platform, AmroLiving. The company plans to deliver 1,500 units across Greater London in the next five years, catering for the growing demand for purpose-built rental accommodation. Read the full article here.
The housing crisis is a hot topic not just in the property industry but across society as a whole. A report from the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee said that the UK government needed to boost its homebuilding target by 50% to create 300,000 new homes each year to tackle the housing crisis. Read… Read more »
#buildtorent #Londonproperty #proptech #rentalmanagment #homesforrent #London #Brexit Read the full article here.
#BuildtoRent #residentialsector #BREXIT #institutionalinvestment Read IPF’s full report here.
Over recent years, the UK has started to take mental health seriously, and with good reason. Some say we are living through an epidemic of loneliness. 2017 saw Prime Minister Theresa May appoint MP Tracey Crouch as minister for loneliness, after studies found that more than 9 million adults in the UK are either always… Read more »
Building in design efficiencies allows developments to perform and function in the best possible manner. Without considering efficiency, buildings produce waste for the developer in the shape of underused or dysfunctional space, and waste for residents in the shape of time lost or a problematic living environment. Developers must consider efficiency from the start of the design process and… Read more »
UK construction activity and market outlook by Currie & Brown, including comments from Raj Kotecha on student accommodation development and construction management. Read more
MIPIM Cannes, there is no better place to learn about the market. These themes emerged in the Mediterranean sun: Read more
This briefing paper sets out measures taken by the Government, and policy proposals from those within the private rented sector, to increase the supply of privately rented properties in England. Read more
Making the Most of Build to Rent in London” is a new publication from Future of London. Please read contributions to the report from our Managing Director, Raj Kotecha. The report lays out advice for London’s public and private sector Build to Rent developers, and calls for the public sector to develop “socially minded Build… Read more »
The housing crisis is one of the biggest issues facing the UK, particularly in the worst affected areas, such as London. A severe housing shortage has driven up rents in recent years at a time when incomes have fallen. Should we expect more of the same in 2017? And what impact will the government’s so-called… Read more »
The Housing SPG has been updated to reflect the Further Alterations to the London Plan (FALP) and the Minor Alterations to the London Plan (MALP). It provides updated guidance on a range of strategic policies including housing supply, residential density, housing standards, build to rent developments, student accommodation and viability appraisals. Read more
There’s no silver bullet for the housing crisis, but using modular construction in the private rented sector could be part of the solution. How do we achieve higher density housing in crowded cities? Read more
The uncomfortable truth facing London at present is that not enough homes are being built. The fact that home ownership is at its lowest rate for 30 years is merely one indicator of this. Reqd more