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UKAA News Buzz 24/05/22 Unlocking opportunities of the next property disruptor

May 24th 2022

YOUR BTR NEWS BUZZ

EDITOR’S NOTE

MRI software are pleased to sponsor this edition of the UKAA News Buzz, sharing our insight into how technology can unlock the opportunity of the next property disruptor – Single Family Rentals.   

It was great working with the UKAA to host this roundtable event that brought together visionaries from key organisations in the sector: 

  • Sebastian Caunter – Operations Director at PRSim 
  • Lesley Roberts – Partner at Allsop 
  • Rob Sumner – Residential Investment Director at Sigma Capital 
  • Rajeev Nayyar – CEO & Co-founder at Fixflo 
  • Tiffany Harrison – Head of Lettings at Leaf Living 

And last but not least, it is great to see Brendan Geraghty announced as the new UKAA CEO, we know he will be well equipped to drive the sector forward and support the members. 

The MRI Team

THIS WEEK’S UKAA NEWS BUZZ SPONSOR:

The next property disruptor: Unlocking the opportunity in Single Family Rental through technology

With 98% of the residential market across Europe currently made up of single-family stock, there is huge untapped potential across this exciting asset class. But how can this all be unlocked? Watch the recoding of a recent roundtable in partnership with the UKAA and visionaries from the industry. 

WATCH THE VIDEO >

Highlights from the SFR Panel

Our panellists explored the SFR market, as well as the challenges facing providers as the new asset class grows. Here are the highlights:  

  • Investor and tenant priorities are converging around ESG 
  • Supply challenges  
  • Data will be critical to the sector’s growth 
  • PropTech is essential to reducing gross to net 
  • Tenant experience is a crucial differentiator 

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UKAA NEWS AND EVENTS

A huge welcome to our new CEO as UKAA Board appoints Brendan Geraghty to lead the organisation into a new chapter [3 minute read]

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UKAA on tour in San Diego & NAA Apartmentalize, 20 – 25 June 2022, San Diego, USA (in person)

FREE UKAA STUDY TOUR

We’re planning a trip to San Diego in June!

We’ll be attending Apartmentalize, powered by NAA, from 22-24 June – the biggest Build to Rent / Multifamily event in the world. Experience the unstoppable energy of Apartmentalize, where the industry’s thought leaders, trendsetters, and innovators come together to share ideas and solutions. Participate in the conference and activities programme including the amazing Friday Night party when 8,500 conference delegates will close the conference in style. 

Preceding Apartmentalize on  20 and 21 June, our friends at Roomservice by CORT /CORT US  will be leading a UKAA members-only study tour  looking at the best in Multifamily in and around San Diego.  

Fly into town on 18 June to give yourself time to acclimatize and soak up San Diego’s unique atmosphere (and maybe even visit its world famous zoo). 

UKAA members can purchase tickets for Apartmentalize at NAA member rates and access discounts on fees to exhibit too. Contact us for your unique discount code!.

PLACES AT APARTMENTALIZE ARE SELLING FAST SO LET US KNOW THAT YOU’RE INTERESTED ASAP>

FIND LOTS MORE INFORMATION HERE>

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We welcome Motive8 as Key Partners [3 minute read]

motive8, a leading provider of full-service health, fitness and leisure solutions to the residential sector is excited to become a Key Partner of the UKAA, helping to contribute to the health and wellbeing of the growing number of BTR residents.

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UPCOMING EVENTS 

TOMORROW – UKAA Webinar: A guide to accessing corporate rentals as a BTR owner
Wednesday 25th May at 10am 

Working in partnership with the STAA & UKAA, the compliance of our homes listed are frequently inspected and vetted for long term stays. In particular, ensuring they have high-quality cleaning services, functioning equipment and appropriate safety protocols in place.

Following on from our session at the Expo we are providing the opportunity for UKAA members to follow an easy guide to accessing corporate lets.

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UKAA Webinar: UKAA Webinar – What you need to know about managing insurance and risk during uncertain times presented by Aon
Tuesday 14th June at 10am 

Focusing on the Build to Rent sector  Aon will discuss property, professional indemnity and cyber insurances providing their predictions for pricing and coverage; an overview of current and emerging risks and offering guidance on how to secure the best terms at renewal.     

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MEMBERS’ NEWS

Shoosmiths’ latest report Operating in living
 

The report comprising expert insight into what the boardrooms of developers, investors, funders and operators in the UK living sector are currently dealing with. Topics covered include:

  • Reducing embodied carbon emissions during the construction of buildings
  • Addressing the risks posed by rising costs
  • How to ensure fire safety is appropriately prioritised
  • Delivering successful regeneration through joint ventures

READ MORE >

Join the Shoosmiths and Lloyds ESG Seminar – Tomorrow

A panel will share their recent experiences of ESG finance and discuss the challenges and successes of their green lending experience.

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Quadient share theft deterrent solutions [5 minute read]
 

Packages are being dropped on our doorstep more than ever before introducing an unprecedented number of opportunities for porch pirates—thieves who swoop in and steal packages right from under your doorknob.

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Aon shares insights on property insurance and coverage predictions [6 minute read]
 

Emma Vigus, Business Development Director in the Aon Real Estate team discusses the key trends in investment property insurance with Dean Cloke, Head of Property Real Estate Insurance at Zurich.

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The Building Safety Act 2022 and Directors’ & Officer’s Liability Insurance [3 minute read]

This bill ill received Royal Assent and became an Act of Parliament on 28 April 2022. Ian Yurasek, of Aon’s Financial Services Group team briefly explores the implications for real estate investors’ Directors and Officers insurance.

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Footprint Brighton 7-9 June – UKAA Members receive 10% discount
 
FOOTPRINT+, 7-9 June, will gather representatives from every sector of the UK property market to discuss, discover and learn state of the art methods to achieve Net Zero in real estate. The exhibition space enables stakeholders and experts to meet face-to-face, learn from each other and build the relationships required for putting sustainable solutions into practice.

MEMBERS CONTACT US FOR DISCOUNT CODE >
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Bisnow’s BTR Annual Conference 8-9 June – UKAA Members receive 20% discount 
 
With a future pipeline of over 145,000 new homes, the BTR sector continued to attract the interest of investors from across the globe last year, with investment volumes in the sector reaching a record high of c.£4.3B. According to BNP Paribas Real Estate, regional growth now outpaces London, with c.15,000 homes in both the Birmingham and Manchester pipelines, over 10,000 homes in the Leeds pipeline, and over 4,500 in Sheffield. Demand for both BTR and SFR remain at all-time highs and continues to drive sector expansion.

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Virtual: Explore The Digital Future of Multifamily Communities on May 24-25 by MFE Proptech 
 
 
Join us on March 24-25 from the comfort of your home for the MFE Proptech virtual event that will explore the digital future of multifamily communities with insights from leading developers and technology providers.

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NAA NEWS

Read NAA Units Magazine – May Edition

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Changing the Paradigm of Staffing Ratios [4 minute read]

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