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ARLA Propertymark Protected break records with Build To Rent

Friday 02 March 2018

February marks the first anniversary of the opening of the rental development be:here Hayes delivered by BTR developer Be at the former EMI record label building – now named the Gatefold Building – in West London.

Located In the heart of Hayes, be:here Hayes is a brand new development of high quality homes with private gardens and outstanding communal spaces which opened its doors to the first residents on 1 February 2017.

It is part of the wider £250 million regeneration project of Old Vinyl Factory by U+I, which is expected to deliver 4,000 jobs, 642 homes, 750,000 sq ft of commercial and leisure space, all by 2020. Being always ahead of the curve, Be was the first BTR developer to open stunning 119 homes to tenants last year.

A year later, the development has proved to be a huge success, having won two industry leading awards within a week. First, it has been awarded Silver in Best Build To Rent Project category at the WhatHouse? Awards and then it was named Best Build To Rent development 2017 in the Inside Housing Development Awards.

Since its opening, pioneering build to rent developer Be has announced that it is moving to a no fees model for its be:here Hayes development, reinforcing its success towards tenants who want the moving process to be as hassle free and cost effective as possible.

Due to its proximity to Hayes and Harlington station, quality design and finish, on-site team, not to mention pet-friendly homes, the apartments at be:here Hayes hold broad appeal with young professional renters as well as families and the over 50s adults for an affordable London rental offering.

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Hayley Wills, ARLA Propertymark member, and Area Manager, for be:here Hayes said:

“The Gatefold Building is one of the first genuine developments in London that have been designed especially for renters, based on what they told us about the way they want to live their lives. So it is not surprising to see how popular be:here Hayes has been since its opening. Residents are happy to see good value for the money they spend on their home. Demand has been so strong that we have very few apartments left.”

Curious about Build To Rent? Check out the be:here Hayes website where you'll see the spacious apartments, furnished by Habitat, which are available from £1,195 pcm for a one bed and from £1,425 for a two bed. Either a garden or a balcony is provided with every home.

Do you now offer Build To Rent?

If you're an ARLA Propertmark Protected company and you've started dealing in the Build To Rent market, let us know how you're getting on by emailing: ppm@propertymark.co.uk with the subject line 'ARLA Propertymark BTR'