Founded in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1912, Grainger plc, a FTSE 250 business, is the UK’s largest listed residential landlord and leader in the fast-growing build-to-rent sector, providing c.9,700 rental homes to over 20,000 customers. With a pipeline of secured build-to-rent development projects totalling c.5,400 homes and £1.4bn, Grainger is creating thousands more rental homes by investing in cities across the UK.

Grainger works in partnership with a large number of public sector organisations to deliver new homes to local communities, including Transport for London, the Ministry of Defence, Lewisham Borough Council and the Local Pensions Partnership.

The Grainger team is dedicated to the common purpose of Renting Homes, Enriching Lives, backed by a set of core values. All Grainger’s build-to-rent developments provide a range of customer benefits and added value, from professional on-site resident services teams, resident amenities including gyms, residents’ lounges, roof terraces, meeting rooms and co-working space for those working from home, and superfast 250MB fibre optic broadband.

Grainger also takes a leading approach to sustainability, specifically Environmental and Social issues (ESG) and has an ambitious target to be net zero carbon in the operations of its buildings by 2030, to have a diverse and inclusive workforce and to make a positive social impact in locations where it invests and operates.

A multiple award winner, Grainger recently received several notable recognitions including:

  • Landlord of the Year, RESI Awards 2023
  • BTR Specialist of the Year, EG Awards 2021
  • Residential Asset Manager of the Year, RESI Awards 2021
  • Sustainability Best Practice Reporting Award – Gold, European Public Real Estate Association
  • FTSE4Good constituent since 2010
  • ‘AA’ rating by MSCI for ESG