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Retirement Living – Where is the imminent demand and emerging opportunity for real estate?

Amy King • 14/12/2020

Following the recently published report in partnership with the BPF (British Property Federation), Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector which identifies an acute lack of housing with care across the country, our newest report sets to analyse not only the demographic tailwinds demonstrated by the ageing population, but also the wealth and buying power of a new generation, the baby boomers, set to enter retirement age imminently.

Headlines include:

  • The UK population of over 75s is set to increase by 56% over the next 20 years
  • They are one of the wealthiest populations with a projected combined housing wealth expected to reach £2.4trn by 2040
  • Housing wealth backed buying power of over 75s has increased by 321% over the last 20 years

 

Are retirement living homes a good investment?

By analysing the consumer for housing with care, we identify areas of opportunity across the country for investors, developers and operators, as well as explore the key driving factors behind the surge in demand for housing with care products.

It is a pivotal time in the care homes market, as new operators and operating models are set to shape the future landscape of this emerging sector, seeking to fill the vast void in the market for quality homes for seniors, who wish to live independently within a supported community.

Download the report to read more about the retirement living sector and the potential opportunity zones that exist across the country. If you would like to discuss any aspect of the report findings, please contact one of the team.

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