Private Rented Sector News

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

Trafalgar Place Lendlease

Lendlease seeks investor for new £1bn BTR platform

23 March 2017

Lendlease is set to launch a £1bn build-to-rent (BTR) platform and is on the hunt for an investment partner.

Jo Green LSL

LSL gets Green to bolster PRS offering

13 March 2017

LSL Property Services has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Jo Green as director of PRS client services.


Ex-Blackstone MD builds transatlantic PRS platform Node Video

10 March 2017

New private rented sector (PRS) company Node, which was set up by former Blackstone managing director Anil Khera last October, has already amassed a portfolio of assets on both sides of the Atlantic.

Show flat, Wembley Park

Quintain to build final 5,000 Wembley homes for the PRS

9 February 2017

The home of football will soon house the UK’s biggest build-to-rent scheme. Quintain unveiled plans on Tuesday to build all the remaining private homes at Wembley Park for the rental market.


Property tycoon plans £1bn push into the PRS

9 February 2017

Tony Gallagher is considering an immediate return to the residential market following last week’s sale of his residential strategic land business Gallagher Estates to London & Quadrant (L&Q) for £520m, Property Week can reveal.


Grainger welcomes government support for PRS​

8 February 2017

Grainger has welcomed the government’s Housing White Paper and it’s backing for the private rented sector (PRS), which will form a key element of its strategy to the year 2020.

New Covent Garden Market

St Modwen close to sale of Battersea resi site

7 February 2017

St Modwen Properties is in exclusive negotiations to sell its residential site at Nine Elms in Battersea, the group has revealed in its annual results.

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Gavin Barwell MIPIM

Barwell says he'll stop making policy changes

23 March 2017

At this year’s Mipim, the usual throng of council leaders were joined by a larger-than-usual number of central government representatives.

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Mark Farmer

Upbeat mood will help us fix the housing crisis

29 March 2017

With Brexit still rumbling on in the background, no doubt many were expecting political uncertainty to hang over this year’s Mipim like the rainclouds did last year. But as Property Week editor Liz Hamson noted, there was in fact a surprising sense of optimism along the Cannes beachfront.