Richard Simpson, CEO of Watkin Jones Group, presents the growth opportunity within the Build to Rent sector (BtR), and the further building and replacement programme that they are pursuing in Student Accommodation. This, combined with their Fresh Living accommodation management brand, gives them incredible insight and an opportunity to become no.1 in BtR.
"One of the biggest problems private investors have, is getting access to broker research. It’s basically impossible for many investors. Therefore I feel some commissioned research is really important and a good investment for companies. In my experience ED are far more proactive than other firms in this space."