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Ascend Properties Appointed as Official Lettings Partner for Sigma Capital Group plc

Ascend Properties Appointed as a Major Lettings Partner by Sigma Capital Group plc, consolidating the agency’s position as the UK’s largest manager of single family homes

Ascend Properties, the award-winning Build to Rent specialist, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by residential build-to-rent and regeneration specialist, Sigma Capital Group plc (“Sigma”) as Principal Regional Lettings Partner.

Ascend will be assisting with the lettings and asset management of Sigma’s large and growing portfolio of new-build family rental homes. Homes are marketed under the ‘Simple Life’ brand, which aims to set a new standard of customer care in the private rental market.

Ascend currently oversees approximately 10,000 residential units across the country which is set to grow to over 15,000 by 2023. This new mandate with Sigma cements its position as the largest lettings management agency specialising in single-family homes in the fast-growing build-to-rent sector; Ascend currently manage over 6000 single-family homes which is set to grow to over 10,000 by 2023. Ascend’s leading position in the market has been recognised with numerous awards, including ‘Best North West Letting Agent’ at the ESTAS Awards for four consecutive years, and it has won more than 65 allAgents Awards.

Sigma is delivering large-scale, build-to-rent developments for a number of partners through its unrivalled property delivery and management platform. To date, Sigma has delivered over 5,000 high-quality new family rental homes across the UK.  The company is in the process of delivering portfolios worth over £2 billion over the next few years, and Sigma has over 2,000 new homes currently under development across the English regions.  

David Giovanni, CEO of Ascend Properties, commented:

We are delighted to have been appointed as Principal Regional Lettings Partner to Sigma, one of the UK’s leading providers of high-quality, build-to-rent family homes. Our lettings and management model will aid in the management of Sigma’s portfolio at all stages from marketing, to maintenance and to renewals, strengthening its position as a leader in this field.

Ged Mcpartlin, Managing Director of Ascend Properties, added:

We’re very pleased to be partnering with Sigma, which has established an unrivalled platform to facilitate the large-scale delivery of high-quality new rental homes for families across the UK.  We look forward to delivering an excellent service both to Simple Life tenants and Sigma alike.

Graham Barnet, CEO of Sigma Capital Group, commented:

We are very pleased to appoint Ascend as Principal Regional Letting Partner, having worked successfully together before. Ascend’s high standards of service and performance align with our own, and their partnership approach allows for a constructive and collaborative relationship. We are confident that this partnership will allow us to further enhance Simple Life’s reputation as a leading provider in this important and growing sector.

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