Watkin Jones chief: BTR sector will offer post-lockdown flexibility

The chief executive of one of the country’s largest build-to-rent (BTR) providers has predicted that Covid-19 will be the “coming of age” moment for the sector.

Richard Simpson, chief executive of Watkin Jones, told Property Week that three key benefits of the BTR sector are coming to the fore as a result of the pandemic.

“Firstly, people want more flexibility on their tenancies – BTR puts the consumer first and offers a range of tenancies,” he said …

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