The build to rent and build for sale sectors are expanding with institutional investors now heavily involved.
Investors typically wish to take advantage of agreements with specialist developers in order to expand their footprint in the sector, but need to achieve institutional standards and risk profiles which may differ from the typical investor model.
The design, procurement and delivery of residential schemes must take account of changing demographics, evolving regulations and liquidity. The structure of the project delivery process must give clients flexibility to hold, transact or operate assets.
Existing residential is under the spotlight from a fire regulation and sustainability perspective. More rigorous standards are coming and retrospective work needs to be scoped, managed and recorded in a value add way.
Expert due diligence is paramount in assessing opportunities to enter the market and evaluate the risk / reward.