• Network with the leading players in the market and hear about new opportunities....
  • Record audience expected at the 11th Annual London Resi Development Conference on 7th March....
  • This event is likely to sell out again so please book early to guarantee your place.

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Agenda

The conference takes place on Tuesday 7th March 2018 at ETC Venues in the heart of the City of London

The leading conference for the London Residential Development Market returns in March, with hundreds of the leading organisations and investors attending.  The Event combines high level market analysis with excellent networking opportunities, and is now in it's 11th year. 

The agenda completely updated to allow delegates to be fully up to speed on all the key issues in London Resi Development and offer a look into the future of the New Homes Market. We always look to move beyond the usual topics with a more holistic approach.

There will be a detailed market update, looking at what the political landscape means for the market, plus detailed analysis of sales, supply and demand, rental values, delivery and investment. The event will also examine which areas are performing well, and provide case studies of key developments in the current London Market, to understand what the sector is looking for and delivering. The event also looks towards innovation, why the market is changing and how this is an opportunity area for those involved in Resi Development. We will look at modern collective/micro living models, technology in property and modern methods of construction. We will also look at the blurring on the lines between traditional development, and emerging 'alternative' residential sectors - Build to Rent, Student Housing  and Retirement Living, and where these now fit in the London Resi Market.

The conference provides a packed agenda of crucial information and is likely to sell out again so please book early to guarantee your place.

To see who attends please click here


 

Conference Timetable

9.15am

Morning Session – Includes Networking Coffee Break

Housekeeping and Chairman’s Opening Address

What is happening in the Current London Residential Development Market?

Challenges and Opportunities in development in the current market

Where are we, what is happening with demand and which sections of the market are performing and which aren’t?

Are we really worried about Brexit?

What do we see happening to values in London in the next 5 years and why?

Is this really an opportunity for the canny operator?

Where should an investor in the London market put his money?

The Mayor’s Strategy for Delivering New Homes in London – The Progress so far & The Plan Going Forward

Is it going to take longer than first thought and if so what are the obstacles?

Understanding both Policies & the Practicalities of how they will work

Where does the Mayor stand on PRS, Land Policy, Planning, Viability & providing funding & land for development?

How will the GLA accelerate delivery and what opportunities are there for developers?

Given the wider uncertainty Politically, what certainty can the GLA offer Developers to mitigate their risk?

Housing White Paper, Government Policy, Planning, Starter Homes
Government Housing Policy - what does this mean for development in London?

How much political will is there to really deliver housing? Where does it really stand on the political agenda and how many votes does it win?

The Suburban Spread – is this now the real opportunity for a developer?

Is Outer London and the Home Counties the solution to actually building the Housing London needs?

What is happening with Outer London land prices, sales & end values?

What should developers be looking at and what are the key features of this market?

First time buyer and second stepper markets

Aside from Transport, what are the key driving factors for buyers in 2017 and beyond?

What is happening with rents in the current London Resi market?

Which areas are seeing the best rents and rental growth?

Rent Levels - how can we get reliable Rental statistics and values to support investment in the London Market?

Looking at Modern Methods of Construction – what is happening and what is their potential?

What is the real relevance of off-site construction and how will this evolve?

Understanding the key link between delivery models and tenure models

Where is the opportunity to significantly reduce costs & deliver more?

How seriously should contractors & developers now be taking it and where does it fit in the overall construction picture?

With types of project does the off site method work best?

Who are the big players in this market and what are they planning?

Looking to the Future - The Evolution of Technology in the Property Sector
Products that enhance the building & delivery process

Technology that enhances the professional & sales process

The role of Technology in the modern market - what opportunities are there and what is available?

What are the new millennials and other target markets now looking for & what is important to this growing group of customers?

How can technology disrupt the sector & take it into a new era?

 

1.20pm

Networking Lunch Session

 

2.20pm

Afternoon Conference Session

 

The Future of Residential Development & Regeneration - Is the way we live changing?

Do Co-Living, Private Rented Sector & Build to Rent Properties really hold the big future opportunities and where do they fit in with private sale?

How can a developer integrate PRS, Student Housing & Retirement Living into a Scheme? Should this be something that more developers really consider?

What are the drivers for a developer to include these ‘Alternative Residential’ tenures into a regeneration? Is this 'mixed community' a key to success?

Understanding the Alternative Residential Markets - where do these fit in with Traditional Market Sale Models and where is the growth?

How are Student Housing, Micro/Co-Living, PRS & Retirement living now performing?

Is Co-Living a sector in it’s own right, how small is the niche and what do investors make of it?

How have these asset classes grown in the last 5-10 years and where will they be in another ten years time - Which Alternative Residential Assets are growing fastest?

Who is investing and on what kind of scale?

Panel session on the future of the Changing Nature of the way we live.

The modern PRS market & the evolution of the Micro Living & Co Living Markets

What is the future of the Private Rented Sector in the medium and long term?

What is capacity for growth?

Understanding the Micro Living, Grad Living & Collective Living markets – what are they?

Where has this come from and why is it a key growth market?

Why is innovation and communal living now such an attractive proposition?

How does this market work as an investment model and where does it fit in the overall picture?

Is flexibility, service and style now important than pricepoint?

How is the product evolving to fit modern lifestyles?

How important is technology and what kind of products are we seeing used?

What kind of innovations are we seeing and what can we expect going forward?

What are the rental aspirations of the operators involved in the micro living & collective living markets?

What kind of scale might be achieved?

Logistics & Management - What is required to make large scale PRS  & Collective Living actually work?

What really matters to renters and where do Technology, Facilities, Communal Areas and Management fit in to the jigsaw?

What is happening in the Private Residential Sales market and what are the key factors to getting a scheme sold in 2018?

Who is buying in the current London Resi Market?

What does the discerning buyer look for and where are they coming from?

Which markets are selling and which products are not hitting the mark?

Why Life style & convenience are now key to sales – how should they impact design?

Understanding the key role that service and amenities play when selling a Residential Development

What do the market leaders produce?

Case Study – Goodluck Hope: Delivering a new Riverside Island Location in London for New Homes & a Cultural Hub

How do we deliver Innovative & Modern places where people want to live in 2018 & how can developers deliver a desirable area to live and maximise value

Case Study Two – Delivering ‘Barcelona on Thames’ and Beyond – a new Mixed Use Town Centre for Barking

How can we deliver real homes, for real people and a fantastic new location to drive supply in East London?

What other aspects need to be delivered to make it work and how do technology & innovation fit in?

Along with Transport, what other Infrastructure are needed to make Barking and it’s River Banks a desirable location and one where people want to visit?

What is the ideal modern mix of tenure to make it all work?


4.20pm

Close and Networking Drinks Session

 

 

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This event is also eligible for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit 

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