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Blazing a trail in build-to-rent

Jonathon Ivory is managing director of Atlas Residential, a US-owned company that wants to build 10,000 build-to-rent units in the UK, with three sites already under construction. He explains the risks and challenges involved in blazing a trail in this burgeoning sector of the market. You are being quite brave in embarking on a drive to build new multi-unit blocks for residential rental, I say, given how dormant the build-to-rent market in the UK has been for decades. (I mean brave in the sense... Read More >

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