Build to Rent is a successful housing model internationally. As momentum in Australia grows around the emergence of this new real estate asset class, the industry is slowly but surely exploring the viability of this model, calling for government assistance via rental reform, land donation and tax concessions.
Despite these barriers BTR has arrived in Australia with projects being announced across the country. Whether BTR could provide new avenues for investors as well as improve housing affordability it makes for an interesting real estate product that could become a true component of residential real estate.
The highly interactive Build to Rent conference will address the key concerns of all stakeholders involved in delivering a successful BTR model.
Stay informed on this emerging asset class
- Understand the challenges and opportunities in the BTR market
- Listen and learn from private & public sector
- Gain valuable insights from international markets best practices and emerging models
- Network with the Industry’s key players and stakeholders; make new contacts and connections
Who will attend?
Organisations and individuals looking at the emerging BTR marketplace, interested in understanding the market, identifying opportunities, making the right connections:
- Pension/Superannuation Funds
- Fund Managers
- Commonwealth & State Treasury
- State Planning Authorities
- Housing Associations
- Local Councils
- Consultants & Contractors
- Property Lawyers
Attend to learn:
- Operating and managing BTR
- Addressing policy and planning regulations
- Driving investment & successful financing models
- Design considerations of BTR vs BTS
PfP Capital UK
Loren has 12 years of experience in conceptualising and delivering residential-led regeneration schemes, with a particular specialism in designing for Build to Rent in the Private Rented Sector. Her recent Build to Rent projects include the award-winning Young Street, Imperial Two, and Margarine Works, all across London. Loren’s passion for fostering communities through Build to Rent has also naturally evolved into her overseeing Assael’s Interior Design division.
Following extensive research into the US multi-family model and adapting this into design guides, Assael is one of the leading architects in this sector in the UK. They co-authored both editions of the Urban Land Institute’s Build to Rent: A Best Practice Guide, which was sponsored by the British Government.
Global Apartment Advisors (GAA)
BDO is one of the world’s leading accountancy and advisory organisations. As a network of independently owned practices, we provide the capability and depth of expertise of a large global organisation, with the approachability and relationship-driven style you expect from a local firm.
At BDO, we leverage our global resources and local expertise to deliver tailored, commercially focussed and technically proficient solutions to one of Australia’s largest and most important industries, real estate and construction. In addition to key audit, tax, and advisory services, we provide financial analysis, capital raising and timely insights.
Our dedicated advisers are attuned to current trends through active involvement in key industry groups and our extensive proprietary research. BDO’s specialist team understand the challenges, and are ready to help our clients maximise opportunities within the industry.
What People Are Saying
“The Criterion team put together a well thought out and informative conference, the speakers were first class, the content was relevant and the organisation was faultless.”Building Manager, Braithwaite Group
“The conference was attended by a ‘who’s who’ list of participants in this new industry in Australia.”Chief Operating Officer, Kanebridge
“Good range of speakers. Speakers were generally engaging and knowledgeable.”Director, Allen Jack+Cottier
Date: 21 Jan 2019 By: Ash Natesh
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 …
Date: 6 Dec 2018 By: Ash Natesh
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 …
Date: 13 Nov 2018 By: Ash Natesh
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 …