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News Buzz 20/04/21 – Build To Rent Success, Powered by Connected Technology

April 20th 2021

YOUR BTR NEWS BUZZ

EDITORS NOTE

Welcome to UKAA NewsBuzz sponsored by MRI Software!
 
Technology is a major pillar that supports Build To Rent operators deliver the elevated standard of customer service synonymous with the sector. It is also a vital component of efficient operational management. However, due to the recent and unprecedented challenges, the need for connected technology is greater than ever before…
 
To help UKAA members, we are extremely excited to be
hosting a webinar where we will delve deeper into connected solutions across the full BTR life cycle. Plus, we have created a dedicated content hub setup to arm you with all the insight and knowledge you need for your technology journey.
 
We really hope you get the most from the MRI sponsored NewsBuzz and hope you can
join us on the 27th of April!

Regards, 
The MRI Team

THIS WEEK’S UKAA NEWS BUZZ SPONSOR:

UKAA MEMBER WEBINAR

Join us on the 27th April, where we’ll look at the Build To Rent technology ecosystem and how software can help you connect your operations, across back-office property management and accounting to investment planning and analysis.

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BTR TECH CONTENT HUB

Every BTR organisation, regardless of size or profile, can leverage innovative digital solutions.
To begin or continue your tech journey, access a wealth of resources in our Build-to-Rent content hub.

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Learn more and download our BTR data sheet

Our members are creating the rental communities of today and tomorrow – together we are shaping the future of Build To Rent

UKAA NEWS AND EVENTS

UKAA Reverse Trade Show May 2021

There are still places available for our next Reverse Trade Show on 11th May 2021 focusing on the supply chain.  Unsure what a Reverse Trade Show is? There’s an explainer at the link below as well as details of how to book yourself in.

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Best Practice Guide: Help us Decide Which Mountain To Climb

A major project this year for the UK Apartment Association is a Best Practice Guide. We’re grateful to all those who have responded to the survey we recently issued and to those who asked for more time to do so following the recent bank holiday. We’ve therefore extended the deadline to this Friday 23rd April. The survey willl take no more than 15 minutes to complete and we really would welcome your feedback on some decisions we need to make to create a resource that is useful to you, and the wider industry, in delivering great customer service to residents.

TAKE THE SURVEY>

Coming Up: Webinar – Why You Should Be Connecting Your BTR Technology, sponsored by MRI Software – 27th April 2021 from 10:00 – 11:00am

Across operations, communications and strategic planning, Build To Rent operators, owners, and investors face the challenge of having to do more, yet resources are increasingly stretched. It’s no longer possible to look at different areas in isolation – and connected solutions are required to deliver success.

In this UKAA members webinar, hosted by MRI’s Dan Foryszewski we’ll look at the Build to Rent technology ecosystem and how software can help you connect your operations, across back-office property management and accounting to strategic investment planning and analysis.

Upcoming UKAA Forums: 
We have been holding UKAA Forums during the Covid-19 Pandemic. If you wish to attend and have not yet received an invitation, please get in touch.

Senior Leadership Forum – Wednesday 19th May
Suppliers Forum – Tuesday 1st June
Operators Forum – Thursday 20th May

CONTACT US TO JOIN

Events and Webinars you may have missed:

We Worked it Out – earlier in April, Educated Body coached us through a design bootcamp and a primer in fitness and wellbeing trends.  If you missed out, you can now watch back the recording and read the summary [6 minute read] on our website at the link.

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WELCOME TO NEW MEMBERS

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MEMBERS NEWS

Love to Rent customer awareness week [3 minute read]

Love to Rent, the only portal exclusively designed to market build to rent developments is launching the first customer awareness week 24-28 May.

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Leaders Roman Launches New BTR Management Offering [5 minute read]

Three Sixty Space is a new offering that will provide end-to-end services through to maintenance and block management.

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RealPage paper on the value of smart building technology and the ROI that can be realised [5 minute read]

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Begin to reimagine with AGC BTR [4 minute read]

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Moda Living announces 13 new hires to support its growth in 2021 [5 minute read]

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The Staykeepers story – Security Guards to running a proptech platform [11 minute read]

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Dandara Living gains Planning Permission in Glasgow [4 minute read]

Funding will be aligned to the Loan Market Association’s Green Loan Principles.

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Greystar launch London’s largest rental community [11 minute read]

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LandlordZone – Build to Rent Booms as US-Style Renting Takes Off in UK [3 minute read]

Ascend Properties estimates 11,723 BTR homes to be completed this year.

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Long Harbour expands to BTR direct development [5 minute read]

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Grainger launches BTR scheme in Southampton [4 minute read]

Identified as one of 12 target markets by the firm.

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UK Build to Rent Market Update – Q1 2021 [15 minute read]

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INDUSTRY NEWS

City AM – German Constitutional Court strikes down Berlin Rent Cap [3 minute read]

UK Institute of Economic Affairs says proof positive that the only way to address high rents is to build more homes.

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CItyAM – Debate: Should London Have Rent Controls? [3 minute read]

Dr Kristian Niemietz, Institute of Economic Affairs and Sarah Arnold, New Economics Foundation weigh the arguments.

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Buy Association – Major Cities Seeing Increase in Rental Demand, Birmingham Leads the Way [5 minute read]

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LandlordZone – Momentum Begins Campaign, Writes to Major Landlords Ahead of End of Moratorium [3 minute read]

Momentum’s campaign seeks to build a social movement to extend the moratorium in England and Wales until September 2021, with means tested support for small landlords.

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Propmodo on Eight Multifamily Amenities We Can’t Stop Thinking About [5 minute read]

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North West PRS event – 5th may  [3 minute read]

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NAA NEWS

Urban Migration: Not So Fast [3 minute read]

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The Importance of Online Reputations on Asset Performance [3 minute read]

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