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UKAA News Buzz 24/11/2020 – All the Festival winners here


Hello UKAA Members, 

Welcome to this edition of BTR News Buzz sponsored by RealPage®.  We wanted to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves.
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To find out more please see our presentations from the UKAA festival below.
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Introducing this week's UKAA News Buzz sponsor:
What a Though-Provoking Week at the UKAA Festival of BTR!

RealPage was extremely proud to sponsor and present last week during the UKAA’s Festival of BTR, alongside some of the industry’s finest.
Amy Dreyfuss, Senior Vice President of Revenue Management at RealPage, presented the concept of Active Revenue Management and how it can help clients predict how to handle supply and demand changes in these challenging times.

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Jay Parsons VP and Deputy Chief Economist talked about the utilization of data and analytics and how the smart companies are using it to drive decision making when looking at new developments, investment opportunities and asset management.

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UKAA Festival news and more…
The BTR Awards Winners!

Thank you for all the nominations for those who have gone above and beyond during the pandemic  – 45 amazing nominations from 22 companies.  

Congratulations to all the nominees and to all the winners!

Community Initiative of The Year

Protecting our key workers and safeguarding our residents.
Read more here >>

Site Team of The Year

New Makers Yard, Manchester –  Kim, John, Selina, Cara, Josh, Sophie, Shane & Mark.
Read more here >>

Team member of The Year

Serina Maiolo – “I am truly honoured to have received such an award and to even be nominated was incredible. Thank you so very much.”

Read more here >>

Judges Award


“Ian has championed the BTR sector tirelessly to government ensuring recognition of it's resilience and ability to look after residents… the epitome of someone who works behind the scenes with no expectation of recognition.”

The 2020 HomeViews Award winners.
Congratulations to the winners of the most coveted awards in Build To Rent – voted for by our residents.  

The UKAA Festival of Build To Rent 2020
A huge thanks to everyone who participated last week. 600 delegates and speakers enjoyed a packed week with more 60 sessions, networking and virtual tours! Remember, ticket holders have access to the Festival platform for 1 year. 
Re-visit the Festival >>

We would love to hear your feedback in our short survey to make next year even better: 
Take the survey >>

A few testimonials: 

“I have to say of all the professional online community groups I am a member of, this year the UKAA performed head and shoulders above the rest for engaging, relevant and impactful sessions.”

“This is my first UKAA event, and I have to say it has been excellent so far. The whole event platform, the ability to connect with other attendees as well as the quality of the speakers and contributors has really exceeded expectations.”

“From the virtual study tours to the various sessions and, the most valuable one, Luke’s keynote. All amazing!”

Upcoming UKAA members forums 
Suppliers Forum – 2pmTuesday 8th December 
Email us if you would like to join the forum.

The UKAA and the IRPM have come together to merge the UKAA education sub-committee and the IRPM BTR Working party into a single group to deliver better learning and up-skilling opportunities to the BTR sector and ensure that the qualifications reflect the sector's needs.

Read about this important development>>

Watch this space!
The UKAA are delighted to announce that we will be Unissu's BTR channel partner for their  RE:Connect platform which launches in 30 cities on January 7th 2021.

RE:Connect could change the way we do business! More news in the next News Buzz. 

Welcome to our New Members:

We are Rowdy Studio, an award-winning, full-service agency specialising in brand strategy, design & activation. 


Member news:

Bringme introduces digital concierge, residents can safely welcome visitors and dispose of a contact free shopping and parcel service.


Dataloft report on vulnerable employment sectors and the most exposed residential rental markets.

Read Property Market Analysis & Reports >>

Yardi report US data showing that Covid is accelerating residents moving away from cities


Greystar – Read the Rental Housing Today report


Osborne Clarke report on the New Age of Data in Real Estate


Property Investor Today present a BTR roundup including Moda, L&G and Ascend and more. 


Industry news…

Organizational Readiness Is the first step toward successful adoption of an IoT strategy.

Read more  >>

Multi-Family Executive  – How to maximize every square foot through design.

Read more  >>

Managing the people side of risk – the importance of frontline behaviour.

Read more  >>

NAA news…

Download UNITS Magazine 
November 2020 Issue 

Industry Insider: How B Class Communities Can Outperform The Competition

Read more  >>

Know Your Comps to Navigate Any Type of Market

Read more  >>

Avoiding the Landmines of Mixed-Use Property Management Within a Covid-19 Environment

Read more  >>

Apartment Advocate: NAA Joins Coalition to Protect Industry Jobs from Future Pandemics

Read more  >>

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