MGT: ‘The stars are aligning for a second, suburban BTR boom’

The first build-to-rent boom in the UK arguably started shortly after the 2012 London Olympics, with the conversion of the Athletes’ Village in Stratford. Now, in less than a decade, the proliferation of BTR is having a significant and positive impact on the housing mix in our cities and major towns. Private developers, typically partnering with housing associations or institutional capital, have played an instrumental role in bringing operational product to market. [caption id="attachment_989127" align="alignright" width="150"] Henry Morris[/caption] In the early days, the pipeline was fuelled with housing stock originally designed for sale.