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Kampus voted best place to live in Manchester
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Our founder, Guy Nixon, speaks to Boutique Hotelier
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Ares-Backed Native Makes £250M Play In Changing Aparthotel Sector
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Dalston Works wins Evening Standard’s Eco-Living Award
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Native shortlisted in Property Week Awards 2019
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Native to open flagship aparthotels in London, Glasgow and Manchester
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Trend Towards Micro-Living and Co-Living Welcomed by Native
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The Rise of Aparthotels in the UK
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Our journey
23 years. Discover our journey from serviced apartment pioneers to national aparthotel and BTR operator.
Native is born
1998

Tired of living in hotel rooms whilst on extended business trips, Guy Nixon launches Native to offer business travellers a serviced apartment accommodation alternative offering the best of hotels & long term rental apartments.

Accenture Contract awarded
2002

The largest private sector housing contract in the UK is awarded, worth £8m p/a, illustrating the scale of demand for serviced apartments.

Turnover grows to £18m
2006

Following the award of further corporate housing contracts by IBM, PWC, Goldman Sachs & JP Morgan.

First ever Market Report commissioned.
2008

Savills commissioned to write first ever report on the serviced apartment market & Deloittes Real Estate Corp Finance appointed to raise awareness of sector amongst Institutional Investors and Developers.

Unite Students appoints Native to operate the Livocity Portfolio
2009

Native takes over the operation of 3 central London assets from Unite to operate as Serviced Apartments.

Launch of Pioneer point, Ilford
2010

Native is appointed to launch 300 rental apartments, possibly the first BTR asset to launch in the UK since Dolphin Square in 1937.

Launch Native Mayfair and Hyde Park
2012

The first licensed Aparthotel Assets are launched on behalf of Grosvenor & Sovereign Wealth Fund.

Native Bankside contract awarded
2014

Native signs contract to operate the first ever BREAM EXCELLENT rated aparthotel in the UK.

Ares Management takes stake.
2016

Ares acquires a significant stake in Native to fund expansion of BTR and Aparthotel Platforms.

Native Glasgow
2017

Native signs first management agreement on aparthotel in Scotland.

Major BTR Contracts signed
2018

Native’s BTR platform begins period of exponential growth with No. 26 (Croydon), Dalston Works (London), Kampus (Manchester) and The Marches (Woking).

Native Manchester launches & awarded Sunday Times Best Hotel
2019

Native’s first full service aparthotel launched offering 20k sq. ft. of restaurant, bar, cinema, café, terrace, fitness and meeting rooms. It is the first ever aparthotel to receive the award.

COVID accelerates formation of two distinct operating platforms, BTR & Aparthotels & appointment of new MD.
2020

Native Residential (BTR Platform) and Native Places (Aparthotels) created as independent platforms within the Native Group Holding Co and Olivia Immesi ex-Hoxton, Ace & Curtain GM, appointed as MD of Native Places.

1700 BTR units & Realpage Operating platform launched.
2021

Biggest ever year of growth for Native Residential supported by the launch of US BTR operating system, Realpage.

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