If you build it, they will rent
It’s only a matter of time before Build to Rent makes its mark on Australian residential development. But what will that mean for the design process?
Already a significant success in the US and the UK, build-to-rent development flips the idea of selling all the apartments in a residential development in favour of investors retaining ownership and leasing dwellings with long-term tenancies.
Often situated close to public transport or employment hubs, these developments offer improved access to jobs, a high level of amenity, and increased emphasis on the importance of community within the deve…