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Asset Optimisation presented by Amy Dreyfuss of RealPage – London Wednesday 3rd April More Info
UKAA Roundtable & Tour: Getting Window Coverings Right presented by Regal Blinds Tuesday 30th April More Info
UKAA Spring Drinks Reception – Manchester Tuesday 30th April More Info
UKAA Roundtable: Gym & Spa Trends – Leisure Facilities in BTR presented by Motive8 Thursday 2nd May More Info
UKAA Roundtable: Creating a superior tenant experience in the UK by Allthings Technologies Wednesday 8th May More Info
UKAA Roundtable: Homes for Rent presented by Dolphin Living Thursday 9th May More Info
UKAA Roundtable: Building a Workforce for Generation Rent presented by Deverell Smith Wednesday 15th May More Info
UKAA Roundtable: Making Wellbeing Pay – Developer and Investor BTR Forum by JLL Tuesday 21st May More Info
UKAA Roundtable: Short-term rentals: an unrealised opportunity for Build To Rent & PBSA developments? Presented by Lavanda Tuesday 4th June More Info
UKAA Roundtable: Financing Issues in Build To Rent Presented by BCLP Thursday 6th June More Info

Asset Optimisation presented by Amy Dreyfuss of RealPage – London

Taking place on Wednesday 3rd April at The Grubstreet Author

As investment in the Build to Rent (BTR) Sector continues to surge and its evolution accelerates, visibility into portfolio performance is more critical than ever. We invite you to join UKAA and RealPage®, the leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, for a thought-provoking discussion on industry trends and global perspectives on the BTR sector and how your firm can outperform the market. Our conversation will feature a deep dive into our YieldStar® revenue…

UKAA Roundtable & Tour: Getting Window Coverings Right presented by Regal Blinds

Taking place on Tuesday 30th April at Louvolite

The UKAA and Regal Blinds welcome members to the Louvolite factory in the North for an insightful roundtable on how to specify window coverings, learn from the experts what works and what doesn't work. This will be followed by a tour of the Louvolite blind component and fabric manufacturing facility. Find out more information about Louvolite here: LOUVOLITE COMPANY PROFILE Timing: 13:30 – 14:00 Welcome to Regal Blinds Roundtable (with a light lunch) 14:00 – 15:00 Roundtable Presentation 15:00 – 15:30…

UKAA Spring Drinks Reception – Manchester

Taking place on Tuesday 30th April at Shoosmiths

As Build To Rent flourishes in Manchester The UKAA invite its members and those involved in Build To Rent to a Spring Drinks Reception in the city. This will be an evening to enjoy the company of fellow industry professionals and an opportunity to network and build on your existing contacts. Join the likes of UKAA members Get Living, Greystar, Legal and General, Property Recruitment Company, Let Check, Movebubble and many more to deliberate and engage in lively discussions about…

UKAA Roundtable: Gym & Spa Trends – Leisure Facilities in BTR presented by Motive8

Taking place on Thursday 2nd May at BCLP

As we constantly think of ways to offer an exceptional customer experience, leisure facilities within developments become a key element of the draw. Motive8 will be presented a roundtable session to build on your experience or indeed, lack of experience with gyms, pools and other leisure facilities within the Build to Rent sector. We explored why leisure facilities are such a useful tool in attracting residents. The roundtable took place on Thursday 2nd May 2019 presented by Rob Clarke of motive8. Agenda:  Why…

UKAA Roundtable: Creating a superior tenant experience in the UK by Allthings Technologies

Taking place on Wednesday 8th May at Osborne Clarke

UKAA Roundtable: They will never forget how you made them feel - Creating a superior tenant experience in the UK By Allthings Technologies  Wednesday 8th May 2019 Venue: Osborne Clarke Offices, One London Wall London EC2Y 5EB Please see here for directions   Please join us for the first Customer Experience roundtable to be presented by Allthings. This follows the thought piece: The Challenges and Opportunities of Creating a Superior Tenant Experience in the UK.  There are still many unanswered questions around…

UKAA Roundtable: Homes for Rent presented by Dolphin Living

Taking place on Thursday 9th May at Dolphin Living

The UKAA alongside Dolphin Living held a roundtable based on homes for rent below market rent (DMR, AFMR, intermediate rent – were some of the names). This was presented by Dolphin Living CEO, Olivia Harris. Agenda: The benefits of submarket rent homes within a BTR development Who are submarket rent homes for? How do different local authorities approach submarket rental homes (in planning, letting, etc) Affordability, what is affordable? Innovation and new ideas in intermediate rent If you missed this event, please find…

UKAA Roundtable: Building a Workforce for Generation Rent presented by Deverell Smith

Taking place on Wednesday 15th May at Deverell Smith

With the build-to-rent industry set to more than treble over the next few years, competition for sector experienced staff will be fierce. How will your business combat forecasted salary inflation and attract and retain the best individuals? The UKAA, in conjunction with market-leading property recruitment specialists deverellsmith, invite you to a roundtable discussion on Wednesday 15th May with opinion forming panelists and experts from across the industry. While BTR operators are looking for inventive ways to attract customers and minimize operational…

UKAA Roundtable: Making Wellbeing Pay – Developer and Investor BTR Forum by JLL

Taking place on Tuesday 21st May at JLL

The UKAA alongside JLL would like to invite you to a developer and investor forum dissecting the health and wellbeing trend in Build to Rent in the UK and abroad. What's the right approach to making wellbeing pay for your portfolio?  Are certifications like WELL, RESET or Fitwel relevant? Or is a custom health and wellbeing strategy a better solution? An expert panel, including Sophie Carruthers, Head of Sustainability for LaSalle Investment Management and Charlotte Hopkinson, Head of Sustainability for…

UKAA Roundtable: Short-term rentals: an unrealised opportunity for Build To Rent & PBSA developments? Presented by Lavanda

Taking place on Tuesday 4th June at Walkie Talkie Building, 20 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 8AF

The UKAA and Lavanda would like to invite you to a roundtable discussing opportunities in the short-term rental market. Since Airbnb's launch in 2008, the short-term rental market has exploded in the UK, with the site now boasting over 60,000 property listings in London alone and growing at a rate of 54% year on year. This trend is particularly strong in apartment buildings, with new residential developments driving a significant portion of new listings. Whilst this allows residents an opportunity to reduce…

UKAA Roundtable: Financing Issues in Build To Rent Presented by BCLP

Taking place on Thursday 6th June at BCLP

The UKAA will be hosting a roundtable alongside BCLP Law. Please join us for a discussion about some of the key financing issues in financing Build To Rent schemes as an emerging investment asset class. Addressing in particular, trends in financial covenants and how lenders are getting to grips with the particular issues of build to rent. Presenters on the day will be BCLP Partners, Daniyal Ansari and Gordon McMillan alongside Sam Shah of Lloyds Bank. Event timing: 8.00am - Arrival 8.00am - 8.30am - Breakfast 8.30am - 10.00am -…

Previous Events

UKAA Study Tour: Manchester Deep Dive – 2 Day Event

Event took place at in September 2019

                                         This study tour has now sold out. Please contact us if you wish to be placed on a waiting list. We will be conducting an in-depth exploration of Manchester – arguably the UK’s hottest city for Build To Rent on Monday 16th - Tuesday 17th September 2019. This will be a 2 day event commencing late afternoon on Monday 16th September…

UKAA Roundtable, Manchester – Optimising leisure facilities in residential and BTR

Event took place at Shoosmiths in September 2019

As we constantly think of ways to offer an exceptional customer experience, leisure facilities within residential developments become a key element in the attraction. Updated content for this roundtable in Manchester, reflecting the latest thinking and feedback from a successful launch earlier this year. This will be presented by Motive8 in an interactive roundtable session to build on your experience of or to introduce you to, managing gyms, pools and other leisure facilities in the residential and Build to Rent sector. We…

UKAA Roundtable: Have I got Utilities news for you!

Event took place at Cardiff Castle in September 2019

The UKAA alongside Community Utilities would like to invite you to our roundtable discussing everything to do with Utilities in the BTR market. It's taking place in historic Cardiff Castle on Wednesday 11th September, 2pm - 5pm. (That's just before Resi 19 and we're laying on transport from Cardiff to Celtic Manor to make it even easier to attend). Residential property to rent has become a product, a customer experience and even a fashion accessory! Mix that with the fact that BTR is…

UKAA Roundtable – Resident feedback – Lifeblood or Unwanted Gift? Presented by RealService and JLL

Event took place at JLL in September 2019

                                              Voice of customer feedback is the life blood of any forward thinking business. However Build To Rent operators have had mixed experience gathering feedback whether through surveys, through social media or review sites. This roundtable discussion facilitated by RealService, took a look at what has worked well and not so well in the BTR sector.  Presenters on the…

UKAA Roundtable – Embracing tenant feedback to enhance satisfaction, avoid disputes and cut costs 

Event took place at Womble Bond Dickinson in August 2019

Please join us alongside Inventory Hive for a roundtable discussion on tenant feedback. The founder of Inventory Hive (cloud-based software) will explore how the BT property reporting process is typically the wrong way around – meaning tenants often only engage with their reports when checking-out, which leads to misunderstandings and disputes. Combining knowledge gained from working with letting agency and purpose built student accommodation clients (PBSA), Inventory Hive has created purpose BTR tools to drive efficiency. They are being used by numerous BTR…

UKAA Roundtable & Digital Marketing Workshop: Optimising Portal Performance Presented by Zoopla

Event took place at Zoopla in July 2019

Please join us alongside Zoopla for a Digital marketing roundtable and workshop. According to research 95% of Homemovers use a portal, and on average spend 2-3 times longer researching properties online than they do on viewings.  Zoopla generates over 50 million visits per month and 11.2m people in the UK have the Zoopla App downloaded onto their Smart Device but did you know that almost one third of a rental listings leads will be generated in the first 4 weeks of marketing, therefore…

UKAA Roundtable: The Short-let business in the UK presented by Staykeepers

Event took place at Spitalfields in July 2019

Please join us alongside Staykeepers for a roundtable discussion on the ins and outs of the short-let business and its place in the in BTR/PBSA industry. The discussion will cover: The emerging short-let business How it all started What is the evolution within short-let industry   The short-let business dissected – inside departments and structures Defining a property’s (building) profitability Inside the onboarding process of units Price & revenue management Guest screening Guest communication (pre-arrival and during the stay) Property maintenance…

UKAA Roundtable: Discount Market Rent – The Practicalities of Lettings, Nominations and Monitoring presented by Quod 

Event took place at Quod in June 2019

The UKAA alongside Quod would like to invite you to our next roundtable discussing Discount Market Rent – the practicalities of letting, nominations and monitoring. This will be presented by Chris Wheaton, Quod Director. Many Build to Rent schemes now preparing for letting up include a proportion of affordable homes as Discount Market Rent (also known as Intermediate Rent, Living Rent or Affordable Private Rent). These homes could provide an important new source of affordable homes, particularly for groups with…

UKAA London Summer Drinks – Sponsored by Canopy

Event took place at Womble Bond Dickinson in June 2019

Many thanks to everyone for coming out to our Summer Drinks Reception! We had a great turnout at our Spring Drinks last month in Manchester and it was great to see an even greater number of members and friends join us for a drinks reception in London.                                                                  …

UKAA Roundtable: Is Offsite feasible for BTR? Presented by Buildoffsite & Geraghty Taylor

Event took place at Eversheds Sutherland in June 2019

Please join us for yet another interesting UKAA rountable to be hosted by Buildoffsite alongside Garaghty Taylor, at the Evershed Sutherland offices. The BTR sector continues to grow rapidly! To be successful BTR requires: Scale to be viable; Quality to meet customer expectations; Operational efficiency to be profitable; and Speed of construction to ensure revenue is generated without delay. These are characteristics that Offsite construction either shares or can deliver. At the same time, traditional construction methods are coming under…

UKAA Roundtable: Financing Issues in Build To Rent Presented by BCLP

Event took place at BCLP in June 2019

The UKAA will be hosting a roundtable alongside BCLP Law. Please join us for a discussion about some of the key financing issues in financing Build To Rent schemes as an emerging investment asset class. Addressing in particular, trends in financial covenants and how lenders are getting to grips with the particular issues of build to rent. Presenters on the day will be BCLP Partners, Daniyal Ansari and Gordon McMillan alongside Sam Shah of Lloyds Bank. Event timing: 8.00am - Arrival 8.00am - 8.30am - Breakfast 8.30am - 10.00am -…

UKAA Roundtable: Short-term rentals: an unrealised opportunity for Build To Rent & PBSA developments? Presented by Lavanda

Event took place at Walkie Talkie Building, 20 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 8AF in June 2019

The UKAA and Lavanda would like to invite you to a roundtable discussing opportunities in the short-term rental market. Since Airbnb's launch in 2008, the short-term rental market has exploded in the UK, with the site now boasting over 60,000 property listings in London alone and growing at a rate of 54% year on year. This trend is particularly strong in apartment buildings, with new residential developments driving a significant portion of new listings. Whilst this allows residents an opportunity to reduce…

UKAA Roundtable: Making Wellbeing Pay – Developer and Investor BTR Forum by JLL

Event took place at JLL in May 2019

The UKAA alongside JLL would like to invite you to a developer and investor forum dissecting the health and wellbeing trend in Build to Rent in the UK and abroad. What's the right approach to making wellbeing pay for your portfolio?  Are certifications like WELL, RESET or Fitwel relevant? Or is a custom health and wellbeing strategy a better solution? An expert panel, including Sophie Carruthers, Head of Sustainability for LaSalle Investment Management and Charlotte Hopkinson, Head of Sustainability for…

UKAA Roundtable: Building a Workforce for Generation Rent presented by Deverell Smith

Event took place at Deverell Smith in May 2019

With the build-to-rent industry set to more than treble over the next few years, competition for sector experienced staff will be fierce. How will your business combat forecasted salary inflation and attract and retain the best individuals? The UKAA, in conjunction with market-leading property recruitment specialists deverellsmith, invite you to a roundtable discussion on Wednesday 15th May with opinion forming panelists and experts from across the industry. While BTR operators are looking for inventive ways to attract customers and minimize operational…

UKAA Roundtable: Homes for Rent presented by Dolphin Living

Event took place at Dolphin Living in May 2019

The UKAA alongside Dolphin Living held a roundtable based on homes for rent below market rent (DMR, AFMR, intermediate rent – were some of the names). This was presented by Dolphin Living CEO, Olivia Harris. Agenda: The benefits of submarket rent homes within a BTR development Who are submarket rent homes for? How do different local authorities approach submarket rental homes (in planning, letting, etc) Affordability, what is affordable? Innovation and new ideas in intermediate rent If you missed this event, please find…

UKAA Roundtable: Creating a superior tenant experience in the UK by Allthings Technologies

Event took place at Osborne Clarke in May 2019

UKAA Roundtable: They will never forget how you made them feel - Creating a superior tenant experience in the UK By Allthings Technologies  Wednesday 8th May 2019 Venue: Osborne Clarke Offices, One London Wall London EC2Y 5EB Please see here for directions   Please join us for the first Customer Experience roundtable to be presented by Allthings. This follows the thought piece: The Challenges and Opportunities of Creating a Superior Tenant Experience in the UK.  There are still many unanswered questions around…

UKAA Roundtable: Gym & Spa Trends – Leisure Facilities in BTR presented by Motive8

Event took place at BCLP in May 2019

As we constantly think of ways to offer an exceptional customer experience, leisure facilities within developments become a key element of the draw. Motive8 will be presented a roundtable session to build on your experience or indeed, lack of experience with gyms, pools and other leisure facilities within the Build to Rent sector. We explored why leisure facilities are such a useful tool in attracting residents. The roundtable took place on Thursday 2nd May 2019 presented by Rob Clarke of motive8. Agenda:  Why…

UKAA Spring Drinks Reception – Manchester

Event took place at Shoosmiths in April 2019

As Build To Rent flourishes in Manchester The UKAA invite its members and those involved in Build To Rent to a Spring Drinks Reception in the city. This will be an evening to enjoy the company of fellow industry professionals and an opportunity to network and build on your existing contacts. Join the likes of UKAA members Get Living, Greystar, Legal and General, Property Recruitment Company, Let Check, Movebubble and many more to deliberate and engage in lively discussions about…

UKAA Roundtable & Tour: Getting Window Coverings Right presented by Regal Blinds

Event took place at Louvolite in April 2019

The UKAA and Regal Blinds welcome members to the Louvolite factory in the North for an insightful roundtable on how to specify window coverings, learn from the experts what works and what doesn't work. This will be followed by a tour of the Louvolite blind component and fabric manufacturing facility. Find out more information about Louvolite here: LOUVOLITE COMPANY PROFILE Timing: 13:30 – 14:00 Welcome to Regal Blinds Roundtable (with a light lunch) 14:00 – 15:00 Roundtable Presentation 15:00 – 15:30…

Asset Optimisation presented by Amy Dreyfuss of RealPage – London

Event took place at The Grubstreet Author in April 2019

As investment in the Build to Rent (BTR) Sector continues to surge and its evolution accelerates, visibility into portfolio performance is more critical than ever. We invite you to join UKAA and RealPage®, the leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, for a thought-provoking discussion on industry trends and global perspectives on the BTR sector and how your firm can outperform the market. Our conversation will feature a deep dive into our YieldStar® revenue…

Asset Optimisation presented by Amy Dreyfuss of RealPage – Manchester

Event took place at Manchester Hall – Museum Room in April 2019

As investment in the Build to Rent (BTR) Sector continues to surge and its evolution accelerates, visibility into portfolio performance is more critical than ever. We invite you to join UKAA and RealPage®, the leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, for a thought-provoking discussion on industry trends and global perspectives on the BTR sector and how your firm can outperform the market. Our conversation will feature a deep dive into our YieldStar® revenue…

UKAA Roundtable: Social Media & Leasing presented by James Biley

Event took place at Winckworth Sherwood LLP in March 2019

As social media takes over the world we have to find ways to utilise this powerful tool for BTR. Winckworth Sherwood LLP kindly hosted a roundtable presented by James Biley covering social media and leasing. Agenda:  Project overview / introduction – Cargo Building, Liverpool Social media channels used Successes and challenges feedback, including lessons learnt and unexpected consequences Demographic context General discussion: Social media channels generally Audiences Connection with Local Businesses Roundtable Recap Social media has brought a change to the…

MIPIM 2019 UKAA & Amber Energy Networking BBQ

Event took place at 100 Avenue de la Tour Gandolphe Villa La Pinede in March 2019

As the sunset on another MIPIM the team from Amber Energy and Community Utilities joined with UKAA members and other guests for an exclusive BBQ at the Amber Energy HQ for the week in Cap D’Antibes,  situated about 15km from Cannes town centre. Nicks “Carbon” King and Proctor were in charge of cooking the 21 matured Argentinian steak, drinking the Australian red wine at the gas guzzling BBQ while Dan “Clean” Clegg and Tim “Clean” Stephen were preparing roasted vegetables,…

UKAA Innovation Show 2019

Event took place at Business Design Centre in February 2019

The UKAA Innovation Show 2019 Driving the industry forward through a focus on innovation The BTR event that does business! Buy Tickets on Eventbrite Some of the companies that attended: AECOM, Aehta, Airangel, Allsop, Amber Energy, Amro Partners, AppliancePlus+, ARDENT Lift Consultancy, Arthur Online, Atamate, Atlas, Avlon Pro Group, Beko, Boodle Hatfield, Carter, BT Partners, Braemar Estates,  Bring Me, BuildingLink, Canary Wharf Group Plc, Chapman Taylor, CHC Digital, Chestertons, Comm:unity, Community Fibre, Computer Share, Dandara Living, Data Energy, David Phillips, Deverell Smith,…

UKAA Roundtable: Software the key challenge facing property management? Delivered by Ringley

Event took place at Ringley in January 2019

The UKAA is delighted to host a roundtable event in conjunction with Ringley on Thursday 31st January 2019. You are invited to discuss and explore challenges facing property management companies and their software, with insights and learnings from the development of Ringley's innovative, automated letting system Planet Rent. This will be chaired by Ringley CEO, Mary Anne Bowing and Andrew Pratt. Agenda:  Why do we need new software solutions What are the practical and technical issues to be considered in thinking about and…

UKAA BTR TV Programme Launch

Event took place at Get Living in December 2018

Please join us for the launch of the very first Build To Rent TV programme in collaboration with Sky TV. We will be enjoying Christmas themed breakfast nibbles while we preview the show. It would be great to get our members together before the busy run-up to Christmas. We hope you can make it. To rsvp please email Emma Henderson: ehenderson@ukaa.org.uk 

UKAA Study Tour – Wembley Park

Event took place at Tipi Homes in December 2018

One of the member benefits we offer is the ability to learn from others’ experiences. Tipi have kindly offered to host a study tour at their Wembley Park development available to all UKAA members on Thursday 6th December. Tipi are leading a Rental Rebellion. They build, own and manage 333 apartments currently (and over 3000 by 2021) at their home in Wembley Park, the biggest single build-to-rent site of its kind in the UK. Launched in 2016 they have four buildings designed…

UKAA Roundtable: Furniture & Build To Rent

Event took place at Howard de Walden in November 2018

The UKAA hosted a roundtable covering the furniture and BTR presented by Roomservice By CORT, hosted by Howard de Walden. With so much focus on service and tenant experience, we wanted to discuss the approaches, experiences and opportunities when it comes to furnishing rental units – or not. What do tenants prefer, and why, and how can we as operators and suppliers ensure we meet those needs and expectations. All or nothing? Is there an argument for furnishing entire blocks? Or…

UKAA Roundtable: Insurance Needs for Build To Rent – Delivered by Lockton Companies LLP

Event took place at Lockton Companies LLP in November 2018

The UKAA was delighted to host a roundtable event to explore the insurance needs within the Build To Rent sector.  This was presented by Rachel Norris, VP, Lauren Allard, Senior Claims Code Executive and Ben Muller at Lockton Real Estate and Construction. Agenda:  How this risk differs to the ‘norm’ / What needs to be considered in order to rate the risk How should you be calculating your loss of rent / alternative accommodation  and how is this different to…

UKAA Annual Conference, Exhibition & Dinner 2018

Event took place at 8 Northumberland Avenue in October 2018

UKAA Annual Conference, Exhibition and Dinner 2018   It was a pleasure to welcome everyone to the third UKAA Annual Conference, Exhibition and Dinner.   Our aim was to produce a conference programme focused on taking the industry forward – sharing learnings from what is happening in our sector and gaining insights from the US and from other industries. It was great to see so many people networking and old friends reunited. We were particularly glad to welcome a delegation from our…

UKAA Roundtable: Bad Debt

Event took place at in July 2018

The session ‘Bad Debt’ was be presented by Brethertons, and the agenda was as follows: 1)      Credit control: identifying a debt issue and follow-up; 2)      The tenancy agreement: suitable/unfair clauses regarding defaults. 3)      Deposits: legislative restrictions on use as security against arrears. 4)      The implications and effect of the debt pre-action protocol; 5)      Dispute Resolution – options for the landlord.  

UKAA Summer Drinks Reception

Event took place at Osborne Clarke in May 2018

  Kick Start Your Bank Holiday Weekend at the UKAA Summer Drinks Reception   Thursday 24th May 6.00pm - 8.30pm at Osborne Clarke The UKAA invite you to join the members Summer Drinks Reception being held in London! The evening is a perfect opportunity to network with your fellow BTR contacts at this stunning London location. Serving drinks, nibbles and canapes free for all members. Following last year's sell out, please RSVP at your earliest convenience as places are limited: Ehenderson@ukapartmentassociation.com  

UKAA Roundtable: Current Trends in PropTech

Event took place at Womble Bond Dickinson in May 2018

The UKAA have the pleasure in delivering our next roundtable event: 'Current Trends in Prop Tech'. This will be delivered by Grainger's COO John Kenny, and is being kindly hosted by Womble Bond Dickinson at their London offices: 4 More London Riverside, SE1 2AU. The event will take place on Thursday 10th May and will begin with tea, coffee and refreshments at 8am. The session will begin at 8.30am, until 10am. Grainger will be presenting on their approach to technology…

UKAA Roundtable: Bad Debt

Event took place at Allsops in April 2018

Another very informative UKAA Roundtable event on 'Bad Debt' which was very kindly presented by Mark North and James Attew of Brethertons on Thursday 5th April. A huge thank you to Allsops for hosting this one for us! It was a great turnout and there was lots of valuable input with everyone around the table sharing their views on how the future should look for debt recovery in the rental market. The session made for very interesting discussions, covering the following…

UKAA Roundtable: PRS & Government – An Update from Westminster

Event took place at Osborne Clarke in March 2018

Following the growth of the Build-to-Rent sector, the need for an update from Westminster was essential for the industry, and who better to report these updates other than Sean Hooker, Head of The Property Redress at Hamilton Fraser. The event was kindly hosted by Osborne Clarke at their offices at One London Wall, London on Thursday 8th March, laying on breakfast for all attendees. Sean Hooker presented what was an extremely informative session which provided an insight on the governments…

UKAA Roundtable: Planning, S106 & Viability

Event took place at Osborne Clarke in February 2018

Another successful UKAA ‘roundtable’ event kindly hosted by Osborne Clarke! The educational session focused on ‘Planning Viability’.   The below is an overview agenda for the roundtable for your information:  Brief overview of Build to Rent Section 106 Agreements - Mayor's Guidance and what the Government Says The differing approach of Local Planning Authorities (length and form of s106 covenant, management of units, rent restrictions) BTR and Affordable Housing BTR and Viability Corporate Investment in Build to Rent - Barriers…

Trade Show Expo: Service Providers Showcase 2018

Event took place at The Guoman Tower Hotel in February 2018

Do you want to engage with the developers, owners and operators of the Build-to-Rent sector in one room, on one day? If so the UKAA trade show is the right place for you! We are presently planning our first Build-to-Rent service provider Trade Show. This will be an opportunity for anyone who already is, or wishes to supply services/goods to our sector to show their products.

UKAA Right to Rent Roundtable Event

Event took place at in November 2017

Following the success of our first two roundtable discussions; the first one concentrating on the Tenant Fee Ban consultation, and the second one focusing on AST agreements, our third was all about 'The Right to Rent' which generated yet another very interesting topic for discussion! There is no easy answer to ensuring that the residents who wish to rent our properties meet all the necessary criteria, however, open discussion and engagement with other agencies, including DCLG, is on our agenda.…

UKAA Annual Conference & Dinner 2017: The Resident’s Experience

Event took place at 8 Northumberland Avenue in November 2017

Following the success of our first Annual Conference and Dinner last November, this year’s event has now been confirmed as a one-day event with the Conference and Dinner on one day. Further details on the Conference programme and itinerary for the Dinner will follow in due course.

UKAA Study Tour at East Village, Stratford – NOW FULLY BOOKED

Event took place at in October 2017

One of the member benefits we offer is the ability to learn from others’ experiences. The excellence of Get Living’s East Village development is something that we can all learn from. With this in mind, Get Living London have kindly offered to host a study tour on Thursday 26th October for all UKAA members.   Get Living is a true pioneer in the private rental sector, changing the face of renting in the UK. Since its launch in 2013, its…

UKAA AST Roundtable Event

Event took place at Trowers & Hamlins LLP in September 2017

Over recent years there have been a number of legislative and regulatory changes which have had a substantial impact upon the way in which Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) are managed in both the public and private sectors. With this in mind, the UKAA held a valuable roundtable breakfast session on Tuesday 5th September among members that focused on the following developments and issues: What is an AST; How to deal effectively with tenancy deposits; The importance of complying with EPC…

UKAA Summer Drinks Reception

Event took place at KPMG Offices in July 2017

Under the blue skies of Manchester, on the fabulous rooftop of KPMG offices in St. Peter’s Square, our Summer Drinks Reception was enjoyed by 170 guests from the Build to Rent sector. The evening showed the strength of the development of this sector in the North-West, and really augers well for the future. There were many members, and non-members present who appeared extremely enthusiastic about what UKAA has to offer as the membership organisation for our sector, and we look…

Spring drinks reception

Event took place at FTI Offices in April 2017

Our first spring drinks reception, was held on Wednesday 5th April at the fabulous setting on the 9th floor of FTI’s offices in the City.

The UKAA Annual Conference 2016

Event took place at Grange St Paul’s Hotel in November 2016

On Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd November 2016, the inaugural UKAA dinner and conference was held at The Grange St. Paul’s Hotel in London. We would like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors, our fantastic speakers, and all of the delegates who came to our event. We hope that you found it as interesting and insightful as we did.