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Powerful insights and development support from BTR’s leading consultants.

The last decade has seen Build to Rent move from Permitted Development, through the switch of Residential for Sale projects to Residential for Rent evolving to now being the fully Amenitised', Professionally Managed Built for Rent product. The Operational Living Team are recognised as the leading consultancy in this space. 

Our services cover detailed viability research and reports, the development of rental projections alongside design development, and a suite of design for operation advice which delivers operational cost efficient and high yielding rental projects which resident score highly in HomeViews.   

We also consult extensively in the Single-Family Housing/Rental space and offer the same consultancy services to that market. 



Powerful insights and development support from Co-living's leading consultants

Later Living & Retirement

Powerful insights and development support from Later/Senior Living’s leading consultants


Powerful insights and development support from PBSA’s leading consultants

It's in the numbers


of operating and pipeline schemes in the UK we have worked on


homes currently in development

Meet our trusted experts

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Iain Murray

Head of Operational Living

Iain spearheads our Operational Living department across PBSA, Co-living, Build to Rent, Later Living and Retirement.

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Ed Howe

Head of Operational Living Research

Ed is part of our Operational Living department and heads up operational living research, working alongside Iain Murray.

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Colin Summers

Partner, Capital Markets

Colin has the right expertise to help you enhance your student accommodation or Build-To-Rent property.

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Alex Bloxham

Alex Bloxham

Partner, Head of Residential Lettings

Alex and his team have more than doubled their portfolio of properties under letting and management over the last five years.

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Ambitious developer Brookgate set out to transform Cambridge’s fading train station area by delivering Lord Roger’s visionary 1.6m sq ft CB1 master plan. They needed more than just a team of consultants.

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Taking on the largest real estate project in the university’s history was never simply about the numbers. To continue attracting the world’s best students, the 800-year-old institution knew it had to overcome Cambridge’s housing shortage by taking matters into its own hands.

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