While many think of BTR as city-based flats and purpose-built apartments for young professionals, the market for BTR properties is quickly expanding and proving to be of great intergenerational appeal, particularly to young families that have limited mortgage options in the current property market.
A recent report by the Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) has called out housing developers for their contributions to the issue.
After announcements in mid-May regarding the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, the Government is seemingly set to phase out the current under-performing CIL in a number of locations across the UK, replacing it with a new and improved Infrastructure Levy (IL) that is intended to also encompass some of the s106 agreements.
ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) factors are rapidly changing the landscape of residential development. With new legislation imminent, UK residential markets and several subsectors are gearing up to see how they will be affected by the changing demands of future occupants.
As many universities adopted a virtual learning environment, students looked to retreat (where possible) to their family homes for the sake of saving money and being close to the ones they love – but what does this mean for the student accommodation sector now that life is seemingly returning to normal, and has this affected investment opportunities?
University enrolment certainly took a hit at the beginning of the pandemic, and this has of course had a knock-on effect on those living in university accommodation. Despite this, UCAS reported a 10% increase in university enrolment in 2021, with some universities even offering additional spaces on high-demand courses. So, what does this mean for the student housing market?
Environmental, social, governance. Three words that are changing the face of the property sector, raising standards and defining the impact of business investment. But what does it mean for property professionals that are designing, constructing or managing private properties in the rental sector?
With an increased focus on sustainability, there is fresh hope for delivering developments that not only meet current needs but are future-proofed for the next generation (and beyond).