Watkin Jones is a leading developer and manager of residential for rent homes in the UK. We focus on the student accommodation, build to rent and affordable housing sectors.

Our capital-light forward sale model and growth-focused strategy are underpinned by three strategic priorities to deliver sustainable growth:

  • Leverage our leadership position in Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA development)
  • Build momentum in the growing Build To Rent (BTR) market by drawing on our PBSA expertise, selecting high quality locations and listening to resident insight to develop our products
  • Continue to evolve our affordable-led homes development business, replicating our capital-light model by forward selling developments
  • Offer high quality institutional-grade letting and management services
  • Optimise the way the business is structured, to support cross-functional working and empower our teams
  • Invest in our systems and processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Continue to embed our desired culture throughout the Group
  • People: Create and maintain a place that is great to work, celebrates diversity and inclusion, and prioritises the health and wellbeing of our colleagues
  • Places: Enhance customer experience and client satisfaction by delivering the highest-quality buildings and services
  • Planet: Minimise our environmental footprint by reducing carbon emissions focusing on our supply chain, making our workplaces and developments more energy and water efficient, reducing waste and being innovative