Agenda

Build-To-Rent

Pre-Conference Day | Tuesday, 28 August 2018
 
8.30:Registration and Welcome Coffee
 
9.00: Chairperson's Opening Address
 
DEVELOPER PERSPECTIVE 
 
9:10: International Developer Perspective: Lessons from Atlas Residential on creating a successful build-to-rent model 
  • Examining UK’s evolving housing landscape and the longevity of the build-to-rent pipeline
  • Highlighting recent projects and development experience 
Quentin Keeble, Construction & Development Director, Atlas Residential (UK); Managing Director, London Home Quarters 
 
9:40 : Best practice development workshop
  • Leveraging best practices in creating a successful build-to-rent scheme and exploring differentiating factors in design, construction, customer service, resident amenities and management of projects 
Quentin Keeble, Construction & Development Director, Atlas Residential (UK); Managing Director, London Home Quarters 
 
10:30: Morning Tea
 
INVESTOR PERSPECTIVE 
 
11:00 International Investor Perspective: Lessons from Legal & General Investment Management on investing in build-to-rent 
  • Highlighting property market conditions in the UK and examining Build-to-rent as an institutional asset class in the UK – what makes it attractive to investors? 
  • How can the sector be a source of stable cash flow and capital preservation?
Dan Batterton, Fund Manager - Build to Rent, Legal & General Investment Management (UK)
 
11:30: Best practice investment workshop
Leveraging best practices in creating a successful build-to-rent scheme and exploring funding models and differentiating factors in the development, funding and management of projects 
Dan Batterton, Fund Manager - Build to Rent, Legal & General Investment Management (UK)
 
12:20: Networking Lunch
 
PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: SUCCESSFUL BTR PROJECTS IN AUSTRALIA
 
1:20: Fortis championing Sydney’s first build-to-rent development
Dan Gallen, Director, Fortis Development Group
 
1:50: Scape building World’s tallest Uni student tower 
Craig Carracher, Co-Founder, Scape
 
2.20: Panel Discussion
  • Exploring best practice strategies in design, construction, experience and amenity and ways to expand the BTR sector across Australia
2:40: Afternoon Tea 
 
DEVELOPING THE BUILD-TO-RENT SECTOR IN AUSTRALIA 
 
3:10: Panel: Making build-to-rent work in Australia 
  • How is the build-to-rent model changing the property narrative in Australia?
  • Where do opportunities lie, what are the barriers to implementation and what is required for the model to gain momentum in Australia?
  • Key considerations for relevant stakeholders
Jason Goldsworthy, National Manager, Acquisitions, Build to Rent, Mirvac
Paul Savitz, Director - Research & Consulting, Knight Frank Australia
Michael Woodrow, Executive Director, Investment Manager, Real Estate & Private Markets, UBS
 
4:00: In Closing – Group discussion on future prospects of build-to-rent  
  • Key takeaways and next steps forward to boost the development of BTR in Australia 
  • Audience perspective and five-step action plan 
4:40: End of Forum

POLICY, PLANNING AND INVESTMENT

08:30

09:00

POLICY AND BEST PRACTICE IN TACKLING HOUSING AFFORDABILITY 

09:10

  • Understanding the impact of the government guarantee and bond aggregator and how it drives increased investment in affordable housing
  • What else is required and Government’s plans to bridge the public funding gap
  • Projecting progress for the next 12 months – what can be expected?

09:50

  • A look at the Incommunities model - what made it so successful? 
  • Providing affordable high-quality housing – how can it be done?
  • What lessons can be learnt?

10:30

STATE SPOTLIGHT: LATEST IN PLANNING REFORM AND INNOVATION
Exclusive 15-minute presentations delivered by state representatives

11:00

11:15

11:30

11:40

12:00

12:40

INVESTMENT AND FINANCING

01:40

  • Attractiveness of affordable housing to investors - How will the Government’s guarantee and bond aggregator impact the affordable housing investment landscape?
  • How can investors achieve long term secure and stable returns whilst supporting the social and affordable housing sector?
  • What will the future look like for affordable housing investment? What else is required to attract private investment?

OVERCOMING CHALLENGES AND BOOSTING SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING

02:30

  • Addressing the key barriers to affordability and assessing feasibility of possible solutions: 
-Shared equity model
-Alternative tenure arrangements
-Inclusionary planning 
-Collaborative development and financing models

03:00

03:30

  • Highlighting recent initiatives to increase supply and diversity of affordable housing for essential services workers 
  • What else needs to be done to provide housing close to places of work?

04:00

  • How can effective partnerships deliver high quality affordable and social housing?
  • Recent examples: How partnerships across various sectors have supported affordable housing initiatives
  • Encouraging stronger collaboration across sectors to deliver better outcomes

04:50

PROJECTS AND SOLUTIONS

08:30

09:00

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

09:10

  • What are unintended consequences caused by a lack of housing and how will it affect future generations?
  • Should an economic study be undertaken on the long-term costs to society?

INNOVATION IN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION TO INCREASE AFFORDABLE HOUSING 

10:00

  • Examining the project and how it increases supply of affordable housing for key workers
  • What else needs to be done to provide housing close to places of work?
  • Examining progress and projecting completion

10:40

11:00

  • Understanding how the collaboration with Clean Energy Finance Corporation fills a funding gap and drives energy efficient community housing
  • Utilising sustainable housing design to reduce energy bills and improve wellbeing of communities 
  • Improving collaboration between industry, government and community agencies to deliver energy efficient, affordable housing to benefit vulnerable communities

11:40

  • Role of CHPs in increasing affordable housing supply
  • Building environmentally sustainable housing to reduce construction and maintenance costs 
  • Improving collaboration with Government to maximise amount of new affordable housing in the market

12:10

01:10

  • Using innovative materials to build environmentally sustainable housing 
  • Understanding how the project minimises costs across the construction lifecycle 
  • Using solar-generated energy, insulated interior spaces and energy efficient appliances to ensure sustainability and affordability

AFFORDABILITY FOR THE FUTURE

01:40

  • Assessing potential business models and planning frameworks to unlock value in affordable housing development
  • Innovative housing design which reduces construction, operational and maintenance costs
  • Recent case studies and successful development experience in affordable housing

02:30

02:50

  • Case studies of innovative ways of delivering affordable housing 
  • What measures are in place to assist in increasing affordable housing supply?
  • Recent projects and community outcomes

03:40

  • Building an integrated youth crisis accommodation centre to provide emergency accommodation for youths
  • Incorporating around the clock active support, expertise, extended case management and providing pathways to long term housing, education and employment
  • Engaging in collaborative partnerships to ensure success

04:10