1998 – Native is born
Guy Nixon launches Native to offer business travellers serviced apartment accommodation offering the best of hotels and long-term rental apartments.
2002 – Accenture contract awarded
The largest private sector housing contract in the UK is awarded, worth £8m p/a, illustrating the demand for serviced apartments.
2006 – Turnover grows to £18M
Turnover grows following the award of further corporate housing contracts by IBM, PWC, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan.
2009 – Unite Students appoints Native to operate the Livocity portfolio
Native takes over the operation of 3 central London assets from Unite to operate as serviced apartments.
2010 – Launch of Pioneer Point, Ilford
Native is appointed to launch 300 rental apartments, possibly the first BTR asset to launch in the UK since Dolphin Square in 1937.
2014 – Native operates first ever BREEAM Excellent-rated aparthotel
Native signs contract to operate Bankside, the first ever BREEAM Excellent-rated aparthotel in the UK.
2016 – Ares Management takes a stake
Ares acquires a significant stake in Native to fund the expansion of BTR and Aparthotel platforms.
2018 – Native’s BTR platform begins a period of exponential growth
Major BTR contracts signed - No.26 in Croydon, London’s Dalston Works, Kampus in Manchester and The Marches in Woking.
2020 – Native Residential launched as separate platform focusing on the BTR market.
Native Residential (BTR) and Native Places (Aparthotels) are created as independent platforms.
2021 – 1,700 BTR homes and RealPage operating platform launched.
Biggest ever year of growth for Native Residential, supported by the launch of BTR operating system, Realpage.
2022 – Contracted pipeline exceeds 4,500 units and Native expands Head Office team to 30 people
Native Residential further grows its asset base and also its specialised head office team to accommodate the expansion of assets under management.