Build-to-rent’s turn comes around again

There is no better endorsement for the rise of city-centre living than seeing pension fund investment from the National Farmers Union make its first foray into build-to-rent, writes Johnny Caddick, managing director of Moda Living. NFU Mutual and US investment house Harrison Street have joined forces with our backers Apache Capital to help deliver the first seven Moda Living sites. As the widespread interest over Lonestar’s proposed sale of its Wembley BTR scheme showed, the sector has now firmly emerged as an institutional asset class. Whatever happens with Brexit, latent demand for high-quality rental housing isn’t going to