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What’s on the horizon for BTR? Presented by Irwin Mitchell

Event took place at in October 2021

  Join us on Tuesday 19th October for a webinar presented by Irwin Mitchell. The BTR sector is set for huge change with a wide range of new and proposed legislation on the way.  From planning reform and the long awaited Environment Bill, to Building Safety Bill amendments and the proposed Residential Property Developer Tax - …

UKAA Suppliers Forum

Event took place at in October 2021

The UKAA holds monthly Suppliers forums amongst members facilitating collaboration and addressing sector updates. Chair Oliver Ringsby-Burgess of HPS Services Vice-Chair Tim Stephen of Community Utilities   If you have not received an invitation to join or have a topic to be added to the agenda, please contact us. Please note is this only for UKAA …

The UKAA North-West Hub Launch Event – Manchester BTR: Dozens of new communities and thousands of new homes – so what have we learned and where do we go next? (in person event)

Event took place at LOFT in October 2021

Join us in Manchester in person for the launch of the UKAA North-West hub hosted by LOFT on Tuesday 5th October 2021   We are excited to be back in person for our first live event in Manchester for launch our UKAA North-West hub. We welcome our members with a presence in Manchester or an interest in …

UKAA 2 Day Study Tour: Manchester

Event took place at in October 2021

***SOLD OUT***   Join us for a 2 day study tour in the city of Manchester. Experience an in-depth exploration of Manchester – arguably the UK’s hottest city for BTR. This study tours is designed to provide detailed insights to up and running multifamily/BTR properties and meet with industry executives and fellow members. Itinerary for …

UKAA Webinar – How has the pandemic impacted the future of apartment living? By Quadient

Event took place at in October 2021

The pandemic changed the way people live, work and shop. Some changes are likely to stick and have a lasting impact on the choices Build to Rent (BTR) residents make. For owner-operators of BTR apartments, this raises the question of how future accommodation will meet residents’ needs. In this webinar, a panel of industry experts …

UKAA Virtual Reverse Trade Show September 2021 Sponsored by Quadient

Event took place at in September 2021

  With proven success, these speedy meetings allow you to pitch your services and products in front of decision makers while having fun. The Reverse Trade Show format enables Suppliers to have 1 to 1 meetings with potential and current customers in a time efficient manner – a great ROI for all concerned.   Many …

UKAA Webinar: The External Wall System (EWS1) Update Presented by Ringley

Event took place at in September 2021

  Is your building safe? Ringley trains government ministers on EWS1 and cladding and advises Government's Housing and Communities £5 Billion fund. Following our updates earlier this year we invited you back for a webinar alongside Ringley and Tower Gate Insurance Brokers to re-visit and explain the the new EWS1 updates. Three years on from …

UKAA BTR Operators Forum

Event took place at in September 2021

Since the Covid-19 crisis the UKAA have been holding forums for operators amongst our members. If you have not received an invitation to join, please contact us. Please note is this only for UKAA members. All meeting notes are accessible to members and can be found in the members section of the Covid-19 Response page …

NAA Apartmentalize 2021 – Chicago, USA

Event took place at in August 2021

  The NAA invites all UKAA members to Apartmentalize 2021 in Chicago, USA! Apartmentalize runs from August 31st to September 2nd where you will be able to reconnect, restart and reenergize at the largest gathering in the rental housing industry. The Apartmentalize schedule is designed to maximize your connections with other attendees and exhibitors. With interactive sponsored activities, the …

UKAA Webinar: Building Resilient Communities – Assemble Futures case study presented by StarRez

Event took place at in August 2021

  We recently hosted a webinar with our key partner StarRez and their community member Assemble. Assemble is a valued, innovative StarRez customer based in Australia and have a combined experience spanning across property, construction, finance, investment, architecture, urban design, asset operations, community engagement, marketing communications and advocacy. Presenting from Assemble were Emma Telfer, Director, Culture & Strategy …

UKAA Webinar: Single Family Housing White Paper Launch Presented by Howsy

Event took place at in July 2021

  Richard Berridge (Head of Strategy and Enterprise at Howsy), has researched, collated and written an industry-standard paper in the Single-Family Housing sector with industry insights from Brendan Geraghty (Founder of Centred Architecture) and Mark Farmer (Founder of CAST). The paper entitled: Single-Family Housing: the home of residential investment was published on 29th June 2021. The …

UKAA Webinar: A Connected Approach to Managing the Resident Lifecyle

Event took place at in July 2021

  Yardi joined us on 14th July to cover the importance of connected technology when managing residential real estate. For the last 12+ months, technology has kept us connected, as it has Built To Rent operators to their residents. Yardi understand that to be the core of every residential business, whether that’s Build To Rent, …

UKAA Senior Leadership Forum

Event took place at in July 2021

During the crisis the UKAA are holding Senior Leadership forums amongst our members. If you have not received an invitation to join, please contact us. Please note is this only for UKAA members. All meeting notes can be found in the members section of the Covid-19 Response page.

UKAA Virtual Reverse Trade Show – July 2021

Event took place at in July 2021

With proven success, these speedy meetings allow you to pitch your services and products in front of decision makers while having fun. The Reverse Trade Show format enables Suppliers to have 1 to 1 meetings with potential and current customers in a time efficient manner – a great ROI for all concerned.   Operators:  Allsop …

UKAA Webinar: The importance of AI in BTR Presented by EBI

Event took place at in July 2021

Please join us for a webinar to highlight the opportunities and benefits of using AI within BTR.   Matthew Doel, founder of EBI.AI, will share his experience of working with JLL and Get Living in the BTR sector, using Lobster AI to add value to their properties and create enviable co-living experiences for their customers. You’ll …

UKAA Workshop – Youth Homelessness: The BTR sector’s role in tackling a post-pandemic crisis

Event took place at in July 2021

  We are delighted to present Youth Homelessness: The BTR sector's role in tackling a post-pandemic crisis on 1 July 2021 at 9:30-11am – This is a LandAid’s campaign launch event for the Build To Rent sector, supported by the British Property Federation (BPF) and us here at the UKAA. LandAid is seeking to provide …

Tenant Retention through technology Presented by Moricon

Event took place at in June 2021

  We were joined by an all star line-up of UKAA members for a webinar exploring the tenant retention through technology. Whilst there is a large offering of technology assisting landlords, agents and asset managers with the back-end of managing units, there is not a lot on the market aimed at the tenants whilst in …

UKAA Webinar: Renting in the UK: The Impact of COVID-19 on Renters’ Experience & Decision Making

Event took place at in June 2021

  On June 23, Grace Hill and the UK Apartment Association hosted an informational webinar to share the results of our collaborative Resident Sentiment Survey, which measured and assessed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on renters’ experience and future decision-making regarding renting in the UK.  The webinar was facilitated by David Butler, CEO of …

UKAA Virtual Roundtable discussion – Customer insight and opportunities for industry collaboration presented by RealService

Event took place at in June 2021

If Build To Rent is all about providing a great experience to our customers, then the more insight we have about their needs the more responsive we can be as a sector. At a roundtable held on 21 June 2021, chaired by Howard Morgan (Real Service), industry leaders met to discuss how Build To Rent …

UKAA Webinar – Heat Networks: Why do they matter & won’t they go away? Presented by Insite Energy

Event took place at in June 2021

Heat Networks are increasingly designed into new build BTR developments, but they are not universally popular or welcome. In this webinar, Insite Energy talked through why heat networks matter and the UK government policies & drivers which mean they’re here to stay. They candidly explored the factors which can give Heat Networks a bad rep, …

UKAA Webinar – The Value of Good Design in BTR Presented by AGC

Event took place at in June 2021

  Following the increase in awareness and a 16% rise in a global price premium for luxury branded residences, this webinar uncovered the increase in demand for a new way of living. As renters become more discerning in their choices, there is evidence of a clear trend to renters wanting high quality and well-designed homes. …

UKAA Reverse Trade Show May 2021

Event took place at in May 2021

The spring edition of the UKAA Virtual Reverse Trade Show was held on Tuesday 11th May 2021 9am – 11.15am.  This session focused on the development side of the value chain rather than operations. This time on the buy side we invited  Architects, tech providers and consultants. It was great to welcome back so many smiling …

UKAA Webinar: BTR – Why you should be connecting your Build-to-Rent technology presented by MRI Real Estate Software

Event took place at in April 2021

Please join us from 10am on Tuesday 27th April for a UKAA webinar presented by MRI Real Estate Software on why you should be connecting your Build To Rent technology. 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 …

UKAA Webinar: BTR – Fitness & Wellbeing trends plus the importance of wellness amenity design Presented by Educated Body

Event took place at in April 2021

Following on from a number of earlier collaborations with the UKAA, including last November’s Festival of Build to Rent Conference, Educated Body talks here about fitness and wellbeing trends and the importance of design. In this webinar Educated Body covers the following burning topics: The increased demand for Wellbeing Facilities in BTR How to maximise …

UKAA Webinar: Increasing Profitability with Pet Friendliness Presented by PooPrints

Event took place at in March 2021

  On Tuesday 30th March we delivered a webinar hosted by Bio Pet Laboratories – parent company of PooPrints. Pet ownership is on the rise and will impact BTR. Properties have the potential to grow with this trend and prepare accordingly. We we given insight on how to successfully maintain grounds, manage your pet population, and increase …

UKAA Special Edition Senior Leadership Forum

Event took place at in March 2021

For this particular Forum we are inviting you, as senior leaders and experienced BTR stakeholders, to take part in a special UKAA Best Practice Guide workshop.   The UKAA Best Practice Guide is a milestone project for the UKAA planned for release later this year. It is what might be considered the third iteration of …

UKAA Webinar: Regulation of Property Agents and what this means for the Build To Rent Sector

Event took place at in March 2021

Our webinar last week on the regulation of property agents, proved to be extremely popular and attracted a good deal of questions and comments from the participants.   Tracey Hartley of The Howard de Waldon Estate was joined by Sean Hooker of The Property Redress Scheme, one of the two Government authorised complaints services, that property …

UKAA Webinar: The Building Blocks of Brand – Supercharging Your BTR Development Presented by Rowdy Studio

Event took place at in March 2021

On Tuesday 9th March we were joined alongside a superstar line-up from Rowdy Studio.  The BTR sector promises an enhanced lifestyle for generation rent: better management, more amenities, and higher standards of living in often desirable locations. Following on from our recent paper on the subject, we look at how strategic branding can help developers, …

UKAA Reverse Trade Show February 2021

Event took place at in February 2021

                Our first Virtual Reverse Trade Show of the year was held on Tuesday 23rd February 2021 9am - 11.15am. With the new year bringing further lockdowns and new tiers, we presented the perfect opportunity for our suppliers to safely network with major operators. Many thanks to our event sponsors Quadient. It …

Report Launch – Who lives in Build To Rent?

Event took place at in February 2021

  This event saw the formal launch of the ‘Who lives in Build-to-Rent’ report by London First, British Property Federation and UKAA. This report suggests that Build To Rent schemes in the capital are attracting a variety of tenants through a combination of high-quality homes, predictable rents, and world-class communal spaces and services, with the sector …

UKAA Webinar: The External Wall System (EWS1) Update – Part 3 Presented by Ringley

Event took place at in February 2021

  Is your building safe? Following our updates last year we invited you back for a webinar alongside Ringley to re-visit and explain the the new EWS1 updates. Three years on from the Grenfell tragedy, there are still 2,000 buildings covered with dangerous cladding materials according to the Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) committee. It is …

UKAA Launch of Suppliers Council

Event took place at in January 2021

Following the success of the Suppliers forum launched in 2020, we invite all our suppliers to join us for the launch of the UKAA Suppliers' Council on  Thursday 14th January from Noon.   Please click here for more information about the Suppliers Council.    Please click the 'book now' button to let us know you would …

Tech Insights: The road ahead for Build-to-Rent operators, presented by MRI Software

Event took place at in January 2021

A panel of industry experts discuss past, present and future trends of technology adoption by Build-to-Rent operators. The session will analyse where key players in the BTR sector see themselves on their tech journey, and draw comparisons with the US multifamily market. Panellists will combine survey results and expert insights to explore the ‘must-haves’ of …

Active Revenue Management – Insights and solutions from Amy Dreyfuss – SVP of Revenue Management at RealPage

Event took place at in January 2021

Would you like to actively handle supply and demand changes in these challenging times? Learn how Active Revenue Management enables operators to consistently outperform the Market. This approach to optimising rental yield, and RealPage’s Yieldstar solution, has been proven over 16 years through many cycles including economic downturns and now a pandemic. Amy Dreyfuss – …

The Building Blocks of Brand – Supercharging Your BTR Development Presented by Rowdy Studio with Will Bosanko – Head of Strategy, Lisa Clarke – Founder and Managing Director & Ellis Hockin-Boyers – Client Partnership Director

Event took place at in January 2021

The BTR sector promises an enhanced lifestyle for generation rent: better management, more amenities, and higher standards of living in often desirable locations. In this session, we look at how strategic branding can help developers, investors and managers to land these benefits with their target audiences and win attention, sentiment and spend in this increasingly …

Data Utilisation and Analytics for operators and owners – Jay Parsons VP and Deputy Chief Economist, RealPage

Event took place at in January 2021

Data and Analytics and how to use knowledge effectively. Jay Parsons will be speaking about the trends in the U.S and how companies have utilised data and analytics to inform decision making when looking at new developments, investment opportunities and asset management. Find out how those who have adapted to the reality that is 2020, …

A Connection to Tomorrow: Has COVID-19 changed our technology needs? Presented by Nicky Dorman, Hyperoptic and Debra Yudolph, SAY Property Consulting

Event took place at in January 2021

Nicky Dorman of Hyperoptic and Debra Yudolph of SAY Property Consulting present the results of their large scale research into what tenants and residents really want from technology, particularly around choice and availability of fast, reliable broadband connection. The research demonstrated the impact of COVID-19 on technology needs and rate of technology adoption in real …

A focus on PropTech and smart buildings – Phil Lamb of SmartRent leads an expert panel discussion in conjunction with the UK PropTech Association.

Event took place at in January 2021

Join us on the BTR channel of the RE:Connect platform where we will be taking a look at key themes and drivers of progress in development of Smart Buildings – what are they and how will they change the way we develop and manage our schemes.

High tech vs high touch leasing strategy with Paul Yount, Industry Principle at Yardi

Event took place at in January 2021

Join us on the BTR channel of the RE:Connect platform  where Paul Yount uncovers the successes and challenges of an overnight switch to a completely online leasing experience.

Digitalisation in BTR Operations – Justin Harley, Regional Director for Yardi leads an expert panel discussion

Event took place at in January 2021

Join us on the BTR channel of the RE:Connect platform where we will be looking at: - What challenges operators have had that can be overcome with tech? - How do operators streamline operations with tech? - What data matters? - How has data collection evolved? - Where do they see the future of tech evolving …

2021 – A fresh start: PropTech opportunities in the UK with the BPF, CREFC, UKAA and UKPA

Event took place at in January 2021

Join us on the BTR channel of the RE:Connect platform alongside the CEOs of four leading real estate trade associations discuss the opportunities and challenges for PropTech in the UK.

Virtual Study Tour – Blackhorse Mills, Walthamstow by Legal & General

Event took place at in November 2020

A virtual study tour of Blackhorse Mills situated in bustling Walthamstow. We will be showing an ‘access all areas’ video tour of the scheme including interviews with key members of the development and management team, followed by a live Q&A. Featuring:  Michael Howard, urban Bubble, Managing Director Dan Batterton, LGIM Real Assets, Head of BTR …

HomeViews Awards 2020 – Winners Announced

Event took place at in November 2020

The annual HomeViews Awards was announced at The UKAA Festival of Build to Rent in November. Despite the new and significant challenges 2020 has brought, HomeViews reviews reveal how BTR operators have gone above and beyond to ensure that their residents are well looked after. Whether for established developments or for the many new BTR schemes launched this year, …

UKAA BTR Awards – In connection with The UKAA Festival of Build To Rent 2020

Event took place at in November 2020

We are delighted to announce the inaugural Build To Rent Talent Recognition Awards – The BTRs working in partnership with Property Recruitment Company.  This award ceremony will be part of the UKAA Festival of Build To Rent. The BTR awards celebrate and recognise the talented, hard-working and committed people who make up the Build to Rent …

The UKAA Festival of Build To Rent 2020

Event took place at Online Event in November 2020

UKAA Webinar: The only thing your tech stack is missing… is the real estate. Presented by: SmartRent

Event took place at in October 2020

There should be a map in every software application you use to lease and manage your properties. Engrain offers powerful data visualization tools that increase engagement, conversions and your understanding of what’s really happening on site. Open APIs and an integration-first strategy allows owners and managers to select the partners they want to work with …

UKAA Webinar: Launch of the BTR Hub & Building a Brighter Future in partnership with BPF & CREFC Europe

Event took place at in October 2020

The Build To Rent sector is nationwide and delivering for its customers and investors. As the sector grows and becomes more established, how is it evolving and what are the opportunities and challenges the sector faces? Our expert panel explored how the sector has fared during the Covid-19 pandemic and the trends we see in the sector. This webinar started with the …

UKAA Webinar: Living in the Next Normal Presented by Silk Road, Optim & Touchstone

Event took place at in October 2020

History has taught us it’s best to talk to people when the product or service you’re interested in is being stressed to the maximum. Lockdown provided a unique, and hopefully one off, opportunity to talk to people about how they were finding their home during this time and if given the chance with what they’d …

UKAA Webinar: Sustainability in the built environment – key initiatives and legal considerations

Event took place at in October 2020

We were joined in on Thursday 8th October by Osborne Clarke to will explore where we are on net zero / sustainability in the built environment. We looked at the key initiatives and legal considerations as there is a move towards decarbonisation, and what the "greening" up of construction contracts might look like going forward. Presenters …

UKAA Webinar: Lifting BTR in the halls of power; how the sector can elevate itself with policy-makers Presented by Arcadis

Event took place at in October 2020

It is clear that the BTR sector has an important part to play in solving the UK’s housing challenges, providing good quality, well managed accommodation at a variety of price points. The sector’s objectives and the value it brings are not always consistently understood across local and central government creating fragmented, and sometimes even hostile, approaches to …

UKAA and Built-ID Project Workshop – BTR Question Library

Event took place at in September 2020

We are working with our partners, Built-ID, to create a library of expert and insightful poll questions that can be used on their community consultation platform, Give My View, that will resonate with the community in regard to the Build To Rent sector. In the first instance, we intend to create a broad library of …

Virtual Reverse Trade Show 2020 – September 2020

Event took place at in September 2020

  Our second Virtual Reverse Trade show, sponsored by Quadient, took place on Tuesday 22nd September and again seems to have been a great success judging by the feedback from everyone involved. The Reverse Trade Show format enables Suppliers to have 1 to 1 meetings with potential and current customers and Operators to meet interesting …

UKAA Webinar: Safe ways to manage access – Emerging from Covid-19 Presented Klevio

Event took place at in September 2020

We were joined alongside Klevio on Tuesday 15th September at 10am BST for a UKAA webinar looking at safe access. We are emerging from COVID-19 with safe ways to manage access in residential property and shared spaces. Workforce leaders around the world are desperately trying to restructure workplaces in order to be more secure after the breakout of …

UKAA Webinar: Robotic Process Automation for BTR presented by Redirect Consulting

Event took place at in September 2020

We were joined on Tuesday 8th September at 2pm for a UKAA webinar presented by REdirect Consulting. In this webinar, REdirect Consulting introduced Robotic Process Automation, how it works, and the best areas of business to automate. We reviewed case studies and examples, allowing time to answer questions and brainstorm new areas of business and …

UKAA Webinar: Why Construction Technology Is So Important Presented by Osborne Clarke

Event took place at in September 2020

This webinar was held on Thursday 3rd September at 9am presented by Osborne Clarke From 3D printing, to AI, to modular building and much more, new technologies in construction have the potential to transform the industry. But the uptake on these technologies has been slow, perhaps because of inherent problems with the tools themselves, or …

UKAA Webinar: What can the BTR Sector Learn from PBSA – Real Insights on how to Navigate through Covid-19 pandemic presented by Staykeepers

Event took place at in August 2020

Please join us alongside StayKeepers on Thursday 27th August at 10am BST. We will be looking at insights collected by StayKeepers of successful methods to navigate through Covid-19. Agenda:  Market overview: PBSA vs. BTR The effect of COVID on PBSA & BTR StayKeepers journey through Covid-19 Results: Case study examples What can BTR learn from …

UKAA Webinar: Tech, Tools & Talent Presented by Forsite

Event took place at in August 2020

We were joined alongside Forsite for what was a lively discussion on the ever-changing role of a property management company (how many hats they actually wear?!), what tenants now expect from their buildings and how technology will be an integral part to keeping people safe & happy. We have spent the last 5 years turning office …

Virtual Reverse Trade Show 2020 – July 2020

Event took place at in July 2020

Our first Virtual Reverse Trade show took place on Tuesday 28th July and judging by the feedback from everyone involved it was a major success.  The Reverse Trade Show format enables Suppliers to have 1 to 1 meetings with potential and current customers and Operators to meet interesting suppliers in a time efficient manner – …

UKAA Discussion Forum: navigating the new market, design innovation and site operation chaired by Siniat and Promat

Event took place at in July 2020

New UKAA members Siniat (leading drywall manufacturer) and Promat (fire protection specialists) are conducting a research exercise into the Build To Rent sector. The objective is to drive design and product innovation, and increase productivity on site, to help companies navigate the current market conditions. Please do join us as a community of influencers to …

UKAA Webinar: A Catalyst for Better – The future of BTR design and the emerging lifestyle eco-system Presented by CallisonRTKL

Event took place at in July 2020

The long-term aspiration for BTR hasn’t been compromised, it’s been accelerated. Trends that were emerging have been brought forward and opportunities that were years in the making are being realised that much faster. How do we identify and capitalise on these, taking what we have learnt about ourselves and our homes in this period of …

UKAA Webinar: Managing Risk in Leisure Facilities Presented by motive8 & PIB

Event took place at in July 2020

As everybody starts returning to ‘normal’ life following the slow release of UK’s lockdown, the day to day responsibilities within property management are slowly returning back to how they used to be. The biggest difference now compared to pre-lockdown is the obvious COVID-19 measures now in place across the country. In a recent webinar we …

UKAA Webinar: Cladding Government Funding presented by Ringley

Event took place at in July 2020

Is your building safe? Three years on from the Grenfell tragedy, there are still 2,000 buildings covered with dangerous cladding materials according to the Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) committee. It is now impossible to get a mortgage on a building higher than 18 metres (around five to six floors) without an EWS1 form …

UKAA Webinar: Faster lease up for a post-coronavirus world Presented by flatfair

Event took place at in July 2020

UKAA key partners flatfair  hosted a webinar for UKAA members on Wednesday 15th July at 10am. As elements of the coronavirus lockdown continue to be lifted, there is set to be a flurry of activity in the rental market. Tenants are looking for new homes, and new developments are coming online. Having the ability to …

UKAA Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on a full fibre network presented by Hyperoptic & SAY Property

Event took place at in July 2020

The challenges surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak have been very real and have once again highlighted the need for a fast, reliable broadband connection in our homes. Our webinar, The Impact of COVID-19 on a full fibre network, features Hyperoptic, SAY Property Consultants and WiredScore discussing the impact of COVID-19 on a full fibre network and …

UKAA Webinar: Social Value in Real Estate Presented by Built-ID

Event took place at in July 2020

We were joined alongside Build-ID for a webinar discussion around the importance of ESG. It has been proven sustainable developments generate higher return on investments, however, in a post COVID-19 world, will the ‘social’ aspect of ESG move to the forefront? Built-Id brought along a great collection of industry experts as panelists to discuss the …

UKAA Webinar: Hygiene Secure – Practical guidance on protecting residents and developments post-COVID presented by HPS Services

Event took place at in June 2020

On Tuesday 30th June we presented a webinar hosted by UKAA Key Partners HPS Services. HPS defined a simple and practical explanation of some of the latest trends and innovations available to the Build To Rent sector to help Operators provide Hygiene Secure environments for their residents and communities. We were taken from education and …

UKAA Webinar: Resourcing Trends within BTR and Proptech Presented by LMRE AND LMRE Living

Event took place at in June 2020

Following on from LMRE Living’s previous Round Table on hiring trends within BTR, we thought we would delve a bit deeper and look at the movement of people from outside sectors into Build to Rent and the ever growing PropTech space. In this webinar we covered the following burning topics: - The growth of BTR …

UKAA Webinar: Unlocking Build To Rent Presented by Fixflo

Event took place at in June 2020

Keeping Community Spirit Up Under Lockdown Following the popular webinar back in April 'Residential Experience vs Risk Mitigation' we were pleased to present a follow-up session. The world as we know it has undergone profound changes. The way people work, live and play will alter in the post-virus, pre-vaccine months or even years. Against a turbulent …

UKAA Webinar: Maximising rent during and after COVID-19 Presented by Lavanda

Event took place at in June 2020

Are the current strong renewal rates an indicator that BTR has weathered the worst of COVID-19 or is the industry awaiting a delayed downturn as recession bites? How can you ensure to get the most from your assets in a rapidly changing marketplace? We were joined by Lavanda to discuss the following issues: Agenda:  A …

UKAA Webinar: How data driven technology & AI enable remote working to meet resident & investor expectations during & after Covid 19

Event took place at in June 2020

Andrew Craft, UK business development director for BuildingLink moderated a discussion between Justin Dodd, UK BuildingLink implementation specialist, Lesley Roberts, partner and executive director of Allsop and Dougie Orton Wade, general manager of Duet in Manchester, Allsop. It was demonstrated how Allsop Lettings and Management use an array of BuildingLink’s functionality to cope with all of …

UKAA Webinar: How can prop-tech help you engage with your tenants? Presented by Padoq

Event took place at in June 2020

We were joined by Padoq CEO, Mike Anderson to discuss (and demo), how their app based solutions are helping property companies all over the country more effectively engage and manage their tenants. The company, which provides quick and cost effective app builds for companies using a component based app platform has seen uptake of the platform …

UKAA Webinar: How Has Lockdown Influence Exercise & Nutritional Habits? Presented by motive8

Event took place at in June 2020

We were joined by motive8 for an insight on how Covid-19 and lockdown has influenced exercise and nutritional habits. We looked at how this may influence the provision of fitness and wellbeing services in the future. Agenda Types of exercise people have started participating in since lockdown Reasons why people are exercising and how this may influence exercise …

UKAA Webinar: Building On & Maintaining Community Post Covid-19 Presented by Spike Global

Event took place at in May 2020

We were joined alongside Spike Global for a webinar addressing how the BTR and wider real-estate industry can continue to place community at the centre of their developments, maintaining engagement levels with residents. We  explored: Stats that show community is more important than ever before and what these really mean. How the industry can continue to …

UKAA Webinar: Staying Safe with Remote Paperless Workflows Presented by Inventory Hive

Event took place at in May 2020

Join us alongside Inventory Hive for a webinar on paperless workflows. Remote working to stay safe has become the new norm for the foreseeable future. The current situation has shown us that technology doesn't make us less personal. It allows us to maintain communication and right now that's crucial for harnessing positive relationships between property managers …

UKAA Webinar: Residential gyms and pools in BTR, will the landscape change after COVID-19? Presented by Educated Body

Event took place at in May 2020

We were joined alongside Educated Body for a webinar session on fitness during Covid-19 and what the “new normal” might look like post lockdown. We got exclusive access to research findings from Educated Body, in association with the UK’s leading consumer insight specialist on UK fitness. We gained an understand of the sector’s rapid response and the …

UKAA Webinar: Winning the rental market in a post-COVID recession Presented by Home Made

Event took place at in May 2020

We were joined alongside Home Made for a Webinar to discuss key elements the PRS/BtR sector must address to ensure it can capitalise on the post lockdown market.   Agenda: Market reaction - lessons from past recessions Consumer behaviour changes due to COVID-19 Investor priorities - now and in the future Developing a winning strategy Chair: Jo …

UKAA Webinar: How operations, brand & technology come together during unprecedented times Presented by Yardi

Event took place at in May 2020

This webinar was presented by Yardi and Get Living on how operations, brand and technology have come together during COVID-19. Hear Get Living’s insight on how these areas of business have adapted to deal with the current crisis. Presenters:  Justin Harley, Regional Director at Yardi Chris Armstrong, Director of Brand, Product & Technology at Get Living  Ian …

UKAA Webinar: How to Maintain Your Operations (and Sanity) Remotely Presented by BlueInk

Event took place at in May 2020

The UKAA was joined alongside BlueInk for a webinar to help us all through these changing times. BlueInk discussed their process of converting to a remote workforce and how to use technology to ensure your business' success through these trying times. Host: Seth Kelly, Executive Vice President - BlueInk

UKAA Webinar: Self Guided Tours presented by SmartRent

Event took place at in May 2020

We were joined alongside SmartRent's CEO, Lucas Haldeman, for a webinar further exploring self guided tours.  Staying safe in this uncertain time means having to adjust current practices and procedures. Learn how SmartRent's self-guided tour solution has been helping operators adjust to the new normal of Social Distancing. Presenter: Lucas Haldeman - SmartRent

UKAA Lawyers Group Webinar – Collaboration in a time of Crisis: The implications of Covid-19 for build to rent development and investment

Event took place at in May 2020

We were joined alongside a distinguished panel of lawyers from the UKAA membership. We discussed the following issues and more:   1. Planning: what issues are being seen and how have planning authorities and government been reacting to these? 2. Construction: what are the main legal issues being seen now and emerging for the future? …

UKAA Webinar: Ensuring ‘Business as Usual’ Post Covid-19 Presented by movebubble

Event took place at in May 2020

We were joined by Movebbubble for a webinar with a positive outlook on the future of BTR post Covid-19. With the rental market showing signs of recovery, are we ready for business as usual and how can we use technology to come out of the lockdown stronger than before? We explored the following key issues faced …

UKAA Webinar: Fire risk and building design, build and management presented by NHBC

Event took place at in May 2020

Please join the UKAA alongside NHBC for a webinar to bring you up to date on the latest changes to regulations relating to fire safety and their implications. We will explore the key issues to consider on design, construction and management of residential buildings. Agenda Recap on the implications of Reg 7 changes Post Grenfell regulatory changes/Building a Safer …

UKAA Webinar: EWS1 Webinar for all Developers & Freeholders Presented by: Ringley

Event took place at in May 2020

  EWS1 - what's it all about.... This webinar revised the update on funding for removal of combustible cladding. Mary-Anne discussed the major building safety reform which has been announced in response to the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017. It is now impossible to get a mortgage on a building over 18 metres (around five …

UKAA Webinar: Coming Back Stronger Post Covid-19 Presented by Love to Rent

Event took place at in April 2020

With Covid-19 having a seismic impact across the property market as a whole the Chair of Love to Rent, Peter Sloane shared some evidence based views and looked at its apparent effect on development markets. We discussed how society might change after lockdown, how the market might emerge and how we could put ourselves in a position …

UKAA Webinar: Resident Experience vs Risk Mitigation Presented by Fixflo

Event took place at in April 2020

Following the oversubscribed webinars in their COVID-19 Updates series, Fixflo ran their first live webinar dedicated to the BTR sector where participants are given an opportunity to pose questions to an expert panel in advance. On 23 April 2020, industry leaders from HomeViews, PLATFORM_ and UKAA joined remotely for an in-depth and practical discussion highlighting BTR-specific issues …

UKAA Legal Forum: Build To Rent Litigation Webinar – Collaboration In A Time of Crisis

Event took place at in April 2020

UKAA Webinar: Build To Rent Litigation Webinar - Collaboration In A Time of Crisis Presented by: BCLP, Osborne Clark, Trowers & Hamlins, Womble Bond Dickinson, Pinsent Masons & Walker Morris   We were joined alongside a unique panel of leading UKAA member law firms who provided insight and guidance during this time of crisis. We had assembled …

From Toilet Roll Hoarding To Virtual Tours – Presented by Livewire

Event took place at in April 2020

Join us on Monday 20th April at 3pm, tea and cake time with the UKAA and Livewire. Livewire will be delivering a session on how we can stay relevant in the virtual world we now find ourselves  in for the foreseeable future. As we all have had to adapt our working styles, working from a …

UKAA Webinar – Property management visits performed remotely

Event took place at in April 2020

Please join us for our first UKAA webinar during this time of constant change. Inventroty Hive will be our hosts on Tuesday 14th April at 9.30am covering current issues around how to best conduct property management visits remotely. The webinar will cover the following points: Maintain, document and communicate tenancy compliance standards. Identify maintenance issues with …

UKAA Webinar – Property management visits performed remotely

Event took place at in April 2020

Please join us for our first UKAA webinar during this time of constant change. Inventroty Hive will be our hosts on Friday 10th April at 9.30am covering current issues around how to best conduct property management visits remotely. The webinar will cover the following points: Maintain, document and communicate tenancy compliance standards. Identify maintenance issues with …

UKAA Roundtable: Skills and Safety in the BTR Sector presented by IRPM – London

Event took place at Savills in March 2020

The UKAA alongside the IRPM will be hosting a roundtable to be held in London and Manchester. Let’s talk about skills required within the BTR sector as the BTR sector matures, building and life safety practices change and operating models crystallise. It is time to look again and reassess how to deliver the best outcomes …

UKAA Roundtable: Have I got utility news for you? Presented by Amber Energy and Trowers & Hamlins

Event took place at Trowers & Hamlins LLP in March 2020

With a utilities market buffeted by Brexit, Extinction Rebellion and Net Zero, it has never been more important to take specialist advice on procuring utilities. It is not just about the cost of utilities, but having flexibility to deal with on-site generation, battery storage and private wire arrangements. Join Community Utilities and Trowers & Hamlins …

UKAA Prospective Members Breakfast

Event took place at Womble Bond Dickinson in February 2020

We are hosting a breakfast to introduce prospective new members to the work of the UKAA. This will be an opportunity to meet some of UKAA senior leadership team as well as other market participants. We hope it will give you an insight into the work we are doing, the benefits of membership and a range of …

UKAA Expo 2020

Event took place at Business Design Centre in February 2020

UKAA Roundtable: Uncladding the Hackitt Review presented by Ringley

Event took place at Ringley in January 2020

On Thursday 23rd January Mary Anne Bowring,  CEO at Ringley Group, hosted the UKAA Roundtable on the Hackitt Review, which was introduced following the Grenfell Tower tragedy that saw the deaths of at least 79 people in one of modern Britain’s worse residential fires. The event - attended by a mixture of property managers, investors, …

UKAA Christmas Drinks – LONDON hosted by Evershed Sutherland

Event took place at Eversheds Sutherland in December 2019

Many thanks to everyone that was able to make the UKAA Christmas drinks.  We had the opportunity to thank our members for their support and to celebrate another year of growth and success for the BTR sector.  Many thanks to Evershed Sutherland for hosting an evening of enjoyment and celebration. 

UKAA Roundtable: The Impact of Interior Design on Human Wellbeing presented by LOFT – LONDON

Event took place at LOFT in December 2019

                                  The UKAA alongside LOFT will be hosting a roundtable to be held in London and Manchester. Design should be responsive to resident’s needs, behaviours and requirements, offering users freedom of choice and control over their environment. Fundamental and …

UKAA Christmas drinks – MANCHESTER hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

Event took place at Squire Patton Boggs in December 2019

                                                   A huge thank you to everyone who joined us for festive networking drinks In Manchester.  BTR had an amazing year in Manchester so it was great to welcome fellow industry professionals …

UKAA Roundtable: The Impact of Interior Design on Human Wellbeing presented by LOFT – MANCHESTER

Event took place at Squire Patton Boggs in December 2019

                               The UKAA alongside LOFT will be hosting a roundtable to be held in London and Manchester. Design should be responsive to resident’s needs, behaviours and requirements, offering users freedom of choice and control over their environment. Fundamental and an often underestimated factor …

UKAA Roundtable – Generation Share: Understanding the London Sharer Market presented by Lyvly, Dataloft & SAY

Event took place at The Union Club in December 2019

                                               Almost one third of new leases in London are taken by groups of sharers. In some parts of the city, it is as high as 40%. With around 300,000 sharer households and …

UKAA Annual Conference and Dinner 2019

Event took place at Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square in October 2019

     

UKAA Roundtable: Dinosaurs Didn’t do Data – Unlocking hidden performance in your portfolio Presented by Allthings

Event took place at BCLP in October 2019

The UKAA alongside Allthings would like to invite you to a roundtable based at the offices of BCLP on London Bridge.  Taking experience from 1000s of developments we will discuss the key metrics we’ve found that drive value in our customer’s portfolios. Spanning the customer journey from marketing to move out and covering enhanced operations, turning best …

UKAA Roundtable: Changing perceptions of value to drive affordability and occupancy in BTR – Presented by flatfair

Event took place at Etc Venues in October 2019

Join us alongside flatfair for a breakfast seminar discussing affordability, perceptions of value and what incentives Build-to-Rent operators are using to drive lease-up and maximise occupancy. Key figures from Greystar, Touchstone and CBRE will share insight around how to enhance the customer journey and differentiate buildings from local competitors to attract and retain tenants. Presenting on the …

US Study Tour: GAA in association with The UKAA – US ‘Multifamily’ Housing 

Event took place at in September 2019

The GAA in association with The UKAA are offering a study tour in the US to multiple locations for an in dept look at "US 'Multifamily' Housing". Study tours are designed to provide detailed insights to up and running multifamily/BTR properties and meet with industry executives, who will share their experiences of the growth and …

UKAA Study Tour: Manchester Deep Dive – 2 Day Event

Event took place at in September 2019

We conducted an in-depth exploration of Manchester – arguably the UK’s hottest city for Build To Rent on Monday 16th - Tuesday 17th September 2019. Please click below for the full event Write-Up TOUR TIMETABLE: Day 1 - Monday 16th September 2019 (PM only) The first day of the study tour commenced after work on …

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. We held a roundtable on open to all UKAA and ARMA members, presented on Monday 16th September 2019 by Rob Clarke and the team at motive8. This event was kindly being hosted by …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 invited members 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.   …

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 …

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 …

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 …