24 Nov 2022

Why build-to-rent delivers more than just housing

Despite being one of the fastest growing sectors in UK real estate, build-to-rent (BTR) is still in its infancy. And as a result, its potential to deliver social value isn’t yet fully appreciated – especially when compounded with the fact that the definition and measurement of social value itself also remains a grey area.

However, the benefits of BTR schemes to both residents and the wider communities are considerable. BTR is far from being “gentrification”; instead, its impact can be immensely positive for everyone, not least in the regeneration of urban locations and the delivery of affordable housing and community amenities.

Collaborative BTR schemes can benefit investors, residents and the wider community. Our MD Damien Sharkey explains how in this React article.