Private Rented Sector News

All the latest analysis and news and about the UK private rented sector (PRS).

Matthew Benson and Hazel Sharp Webb of Rettie

New head of PRS for Rettie

14 September 2017

Rettie & Co have strengthened their build to rent offering with the appointment of industry veteran Hazel Sharp Webb to head its PRS and BTR team. 


PRS developers create regional ripple effect in hunt for fresh markets

24 August 2017

A new wave of private rented sector (PRS) development will hit secondary regional locations as hardening yields create a ripple effect as investors seek less mature markets.

Get Living Elephant Castle

Get Living’s second London BTR scheme set to launch

24 August 2017

Get Living’s second London build-to-rent scheme on a 1.25 acre site in Elephant and Castle is nearing completion, and apartments will be available to rent from September.

James Muir, Patrizia

Patrizia set for for 375-unit BTR scheme in Edgbaston

7 August 2017

Patrizia UK has acquired four acres of land from Warwickshire County Cricket Club and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham for the development of 375 build-to-rent (BTR) homes.

Helen Gordon

GRIP buy PRS development in Milton Keynes

1 August 2017

GRIP REIT, the joint venture between APG and Grainger, is to forward fund and acquire a private rented sector (PRS) development in Milton Keynes from the High Street Group for £30.5m.

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Crossrail Elizabeth Line

Joined-up thinking is starting to underpin regeneration

22 September 2017

Disruption is the word of the moment. It was the theme for this year’s RESI Conference, with a focus on proptech and the precision manufacturing of homes.