Unlocking the potential of the Build to Rent sector in Australia

Sydney | 16-18 September 2019 

The 2nd Annual Build to Rent Forum taking place in Sydney from 16-17 September 2019 will bring together the key players in the BTR sector, including developers, investors, architects and construction firms. During this two-day conference, they will explore how to drive financing and investment in the sector, incorporate principles of best practice in the design and construction phases and successfully deliver and manage BTR projects.
The BTR market in Australia is one that has significant potential to grow but also key challenges to overcome in order to provide viable returns for investors, help alleviate the shortage in affordable housing and provide tenants greater certainty in the long-term rental market.
With 20+ leading speakers at the event, you will have unparalleled access to the key movers who are driving the growth of the BTR sector in Australia. There will be extensive opportunity to network with your peers in the industry, engage directly with speakers and hear case studies on current BTR projects.

Forum Speakers

Mike Myers

Chief Executive Officer

National Affordable Housing Consortium

Matthew Bode

Chief Operating Officer


Michael Woodrow

Executive Director, Investment Manager, Real Estate & Private Markets


Michael Allen

Director, Build to Rent


Ninghao Ho


Sentinel Investment Advisors Singapore

Andrew Hansen

National Manager – Operations (Build to Rent)


Nathan Deveson

Managing Partner – Sydney


Ken Atchison

Managing Director

Atchison Consultants

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Why Attend? 

  • International Developer Perspective: Find out how Quintain is leading the development of the Build-to-Rent sector in the United Kingdom and what lessons can be applied to the Australian residential property market.
  • Hear from CBRE, Colliers International and Mirvac as they discuss how to harness the full potential of the Build-to-Rent sector in Australia.
  • Discover how Build-to-Rent can be a vehicle for affordable housing with the National Affordable Housing Consortium.
  • Learn from Minter Ellison how to navigate the taxation regime governing Build-to-Rent properties in Australia. 
  • Understand how to attract institutional investment into Build-to-Rent in Australia with Ernst & Young, Qualitas and Atchison Consultants.
  • Gain insight into how UBS is successfully transitioning the Commonwealth Games Village to one of Australia’s first operational Build-to-Rent projects.
  • Leverage lessons from Sentinel as they share the experience from their first Australian rental multifamily development in Subiaco, Perth.
  • Know what prospective tenants want in their Build-to-Rent property developments with Kanebridge.
  • Discover what Build-to-Rent can learn from the Purpose-Built Student Accommodation sector with Savills Australia & New Zealand.
  • Find out how to apply best practice principles of design and construction in Build-to-Rent projects with BatesSmart and MicroNest.



Who should attend? 

Executives with an interest in the emerging Build-to-Rent market, including:
  • Investors
  • Developers
  • Superfunds
  • Banks
  • Fund managers
  • Housing associations
  • Government
  • Legal firms
  • Consultants
  • Contractors


Why Sponsor the Build to Rent Forum

If you have new and innovative products, solutions, services or technologies relevant to this space, our delegates want to hear from you. We have a number of sponsorship packages available to suit all budgets.
Participate as a sponsor and benefit from: 
  • Strategic branding and presence during the conference  
  • The opportunity to share your latest initiatives, programs, solutions, products or services 
  • Multiple networking opportunities
Who should sponsor?
  • Architects
  • Construction Companies
  • Urban Planners
  • Banks & Financiers 
  • Prefabrication Companies
  • Building Materials Suppliers 
Interested in showcasing thought leadership and innovative solutions?
Contact info@aventedge.com or call +61 2 9188 8950.

Team Discounts




5%OFF 10%OFF 15%OFF


The event will be held in a premium hotel in Sydney CBD. Delegates will be notified of the venue 4 weeks prior to the event.