INDUSTRY NEWS AND NEW OPENINGS
Thursday February 7, 2013 by Marietjie Snyman
A positive outlook for the Serviced Apartment sector in 2013…
Research of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers(ASAP) indicates a strong level ofoptimism for growth in the UK during 2013.
A vast variety of ASAP’s members are announcing new added value serviced and benefits for clients this year, including flexible arrival and departure times, discount vouchers for local attractions and restaurants, complimentary breakfast, discounted gym memberships, loyalty programmes, butler services and free parking facilities.
Moreover providers are said toincrease their rates in 2013 - with only 32% holding their 2012 rates, while having further ambitions to expand their property portfolio in 2013;London, the Thames Valley(including Reading and Bracknell),Cambridge and Derby have been identified as key growth locations.
New openings and additions in January...
Maykenbel is pleased to announce the opening of "Ashburn Court Apartments" - their new luxury, serviced apartments in the centre of Kensington, while Go Native's Pioneer Point Apartments in Ilford / Essex came into operation.
We have also added to our existing and already comprehensive portfolio from The Apartment Service - furthering more locations in the South of England including Sandfield Court in Guildford / Surrey, Jubilee Court in Horley / Surrey and Sabin Gates in Bracknell / Berkshire.
House of Fisher has also been busy adding new listings for Cliddesden Place in Basingstoke and Equinox Place in Farnborough - both located in the beautiful county of Hampshire.
While MAX Apartments sadly discontinued their Latitude 25 property in Croydon, they took on other locations such as Richmond Gardens Apartments in Richmond / Surrey and Hardwick House in Norwich / Norfolk.
We are also starting the New Year working with a new landlord "Clearly Holiday Apartments" who operate a variety of beautiful serviced apartments in various locations in and around York - complementing our existing and already comprehensive portfolio of stunning serviced apartments in the UK.
Posted by Marietjie Snyman