New Ground Capital is making waves in NZ housing market by realising the untapped potential of Build to Rent investment. Originally founding New Ground Capital to leverage his skills in the financial markets in a meaningful way, Roy is committed to completing the establishment of the Build to Rent sector in the NZ housing market, … Continue reading Exploring new ground – Roy Thompson on BTR evolution in ANZ
Build to Rent or Multifamily Housing is an asset class that has long enjoyed success in the US and more recently the UK. While its name is obscure, overseas markets provide a clear pathway for success. As State Governments in Australia tentatively dip their policy toes into the water, the global property industry is poised … Continue reading Build to Rent – a mysterious name but a clear path for success
The United Kingdom, much like Australia has been slow to adopt the BTR model. Cultural bias towards ownership, low rental yields, favourable tax treatment towards private investors, you name it and the same reasons have been provided in both countries for why it will never happen. Yet in the past 5 years the UK’s adoption … Continue reading What lessons can Australia learn from the UK’s Build to Rent Sector?
Policy Spotlight on the UK By Ian Fletcher, Director of Real Estate Policy, British Property Federation What were the drivers which enabled Build to Rent to grow as an asset class in the UK? I would love to claim it was all the result of excellent policy work. Certainly successive governments have been supportive … Continue reading Policy Spotlight on the UK