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The UKAA Build To Rent Fayre 2021

We celebrate the return of in-person events with the UKAA Build To Rent Fayre, the highlight of the year!

 

Building on the success of last year's Festival we have an conference packed with sessions focused on what really matters plus Study Tours for the quick off the mark.

 

Date 

Monday 15th - Tuesday 16th November 2021

 

Venue 

Etc Venues, 133 Houndsditch, Liverpool St, London EC3A 7BX

 

Timings

Monday 15th November - Half day study tours in London & full day study tours in Manchester

Tuesday 16th November - Full day conference in London & Half day conference in Manchester with sessions streamed from London

Registrations are now live - here are some of the conference highlights:
  • Study tours across London and Manchester (places strictly limited and only available with purchase of a conference ticket)
  • “The Value of Operational Excellence – the link between Opex and Rent”
  • Road-test the UKAA Best Practice Guide with you, the user
  • Getting the best from your operator – what’s the right structure?
  • Focus on Lease-up 1 – What a year, stories from the letting front-line.
  • Focus on Lease-up 2- Mystery shopping the sector
  • Who Lives In Build To Rent 2 - The UK Report
  • Corporate Lets – a new way to reach the buyer
  • DMR – Best Practice in Action
  • Employment in BTR – The Living Wage
  • HomeViews National Awards for best BTR scheme and landlord
  • The Building Talent Recognition Awards for our special people

Recognising that not all may be able to attend in person, we are planning to livestream a selection of content from the Conference online.

 

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Accommodation
If you are looking for a place to stay for the duration of the conference, please use the following link to help find accommodation in London:

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Ticket Prices (all prices excluding VAT)

Ticket Type Rate Price
Monday 15th November - London & Manchester

 ***PLACES EXTREMELY LIMITED***

Study Tour - London Walthamstow – 3 schemes 4 hours (pm)

***SOLD OUT***

Normal price £100 £25 only before 29/10/21 with conference ticket
Study Tour – London Elephant & Castle and Croydon  – 3 schemes 4 hours (pm)

***SOLD OUT***

Normal price £100 £25 only before 29/10/21 with conference ticket
Study Tour – London Wembley & West London  – 3 schemes 4 hours (pm) Normal price £100 £25 only before 29/10/21 with conference ticket
Study Tour - Manchester - 6 schemes full day Normal price £200 £50 only before 29/10/21 with conference ticket
Tuesday 16th November - London

 

Conference, Exhibition & Dinner Member Rate £490.00
Conference, Exhibition & Dinner Non-Member Rate £590.00
Conference & Exhibition Member Rate £295.00
Conference & Exhibition Non-Member Rate £345.00
Dinner Only Member Rate £295.00
Dinner Only Non-Member Rate £345.00
Table of 10 at Dinner Member Rate £2750.00
Table of 10 at Dinner Non-Member Rate £3250.00

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Lanyard Sponsors
Dinner Sponsors
Virtual Reverse Trade Show Sponsors
Insights Sponsor
Health & Wellbeing Sponsor

Festival Exhibitors

Event Partners

  • - LONDON – TUESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER

  • 8:15 - 8:45 Conference Open

    Registration opens – Coffee and Networking

  • 8:50 - 9:00 Welcome and Introductions

  • 9:00 - 9:45 John Lewis: From Retailing to Renting

    Insight into JLP philosophy, heritage and brand, and how this applies in the BTR market.

    Presented by Sophie Hine, Innovation Lead, Build To Rent at John Lewis & Partners.

  • 9:45 - 10:30 The Value of Operational Excellence – the link between Opex and Rent

    Presented by Jason Hardman, CBRE

  • 10:30 - 11:00 Tea & Coffee Break

  • 11:00 - 11:45 Help! How should I employ my operator?

    What are the different ways of employing operators and what are the key benefits and downsides?

    Panel discussion hosted by Cyrill West, Eversheds Sutherland

  • 11:00 - 11:45 Designing for Operation with Smart Technology

    The journey to optimum efficiency – from design to operation

    Many Operators are aware of integrated Smart Home Technology but learning how to design for it, go through the installation process and embed it into their everyday operations is still relatively new.  This session’s panel will take a look at the complete cycle from an MEP perspective to the Operational standpoint, for both retrofit and new build BTR developments and begin to answer some of the questions Operators and Developers face when beginning on the Smart Home journey.

     

    Speakers:

    Muir Baxter, UK Sales Director, SmartRent

    Magnus Leask, Director, Hoare Lea

    Alastair Mullens, Managing Director – Vertus, Canary Wharf Group

  • 11:00 - 11:45 Choosing the right ESG Framework for Residential

    Details to be announced!

  • 11:00 - 12:45 Road-test the UKAA Best Practice Guide

    Road-test the UKAA Best Practice Guide with you, the user

  • 12:00 - 12:45 Accessing the $8 billion corporate lets market

    A review of the available routes into the market, and the steps needed to get there

    Presented by Merilee Karr, Under the Doormat Group

  • 12:00 - 12:45 The Living Wage

    A discussion about the importance of The Living Wage and the BTR Sector

    Panel discussion, host to be announced

  • 12:45 - 13:45 Lunch Break

  • 13:45 - 14:30 Focus on Lease-up 1: The power of mystery shopping in BTR

    HearSAY is SAY’s mystery shopping and benchmarking service for the BTR sector.

    Presented by Debra Yudolph and Esme Webb, SAY Property followed by a panel discussion.

  • 13:45 - 14:30 Happy People Pay to Stay

    The importance of the customer to the bottom line.

    Presented by James Fenner, Optim

  • 13:45 - 15:30 Road-test the UKAA Best Practice Guide

    Road-test the UKAA Best Practice Guide with you, the user

  • 14:45 - 15:30 Focus on Lease-up 2: What a year, stories from the letting front-line

    Panel discussion hosted by Stephanie Barbabose, Lendlease

  • 14:45 - 15:30 Who Lives in Build to Rent – Launch of Version 2

    Join us at the launch of the second version of our study: ‘Who Lives in Build to Rent?’ delving into the key findings of our UK BTR tenant demographic research.

    Presented by James Simondson, BPF and Sandra Jones, Dataloft

  • 14:45 - 15:30 DMR – Best Practice in Affordable BTR Homes

    UKAA DMR Survey 2021 – aims and initial findings.

    Presented by James Pargeter GAA and Chris Wheaton Quod

  • 15:30 - 16:00 Tea & Coffee Break

  • 16:00 - 16:20 BTR Awards 2021

    Hosted by Matt Halfpenny, Property Recruitment Company

  • 16:20 - 16:50 HomeViews Residents’ Choice National Build To Rent Awards 2021


    The HomeViews Residents’ Choice National BTR Awards 2021 celebrate the top 10 national Build to Rent developments across the UK, as rated by verified residents on HomeViews.

     

    Hosted by Rory Cramer, Homeviews

     

  • 16:50 - 17:00 Wrap Up & Conference Close

  • 17:00 - 18:30 Drinks Reception

  • 18:30 - 21:00 Dinner

  • 21:00 - 21:50 After Dinner Entertainment

  • - MANCHESTER – TUESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER

  • 12:00 - 12:45 Registration opens

    Registration opens – Coffee and Networking

  • 12:45 - 13:45 Lunch & Networking

  • 13:45 - 14:30 LIVESTREAM – Focus on Lease-up 1: The power of mystery shopping in BTR

    HearSAY is SAY’s mystery shopping and benchmarking service for the BTR sector.

    Presented by Debra Yudolph and Esme Webb, SAY Property followed by a panel discussion.

  • 15:30 - 16:00 Tea & Coffee Break

  • 16:00 - 16:20 LIVESTREAM – BTR Awards 2021


    Hosted by Matt Halfpenny, Property Recruitment Company

  • 16:20 - 16:50 LIVESTREAM – HomeViews Residents’ Choice National Build to Rent Awards 2021


    The HomeViews Residents’ Choice National BTR Awards 2021 celebrate the top 10 national Build to Rent developments across the UK, as rated by verified residents on HomeViews.

    Hosted by Rory Cramer, Homeviews

     

  • 16:50 - 17:00 Wrap Up & Conference Close