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About us

BONARD is a market intelligence and advisory firm specialising in rented residential asset classes, incl. student housing, micro-living, co-living and senior living.

 

Since we began in 2007, we have become the go-to address for institutions, investors, developers and operators by leveraging our global knowledge and connections to help them understand and succeed in these sectors.

 

 

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260 Data Sources

We monitor and use

356 Conferences Participated

By our team

 

20 Years of Data

Historical track record about international students

1,100 Individual Meetings

With industry stakeholders conducted annually

20,000 Stakeholders

Interviewed annually

260 Data Sources

We monitor and use

356 Conferences Participated

By our team

20 Years of Data

Historical track record about international students

1,100 Individual Meetings

With industry stakeholders conducted annually

20,000 Stakeholders

Interviewed annually

Services

International Education

Are you a government, destination, association or education provider interested in research, data, and solutions on student mobility, strategic development, internationalisation, recruitment or marketing? Click here for more information.

 

Student Housing

If you are an investor, bank, fund, asset manager, developer, or operator interested in research, data, and solutions on supply, demand, prices or pipeline, click here for more information.

 

International Education

Are you a government, destination, association or education provider interested in research, data, and solutions on student mobility, strategic development, internationalisation, recruitment or marketing? Click here for more information.

 

Student Housing

If you are an investor, bank, fund, asset manager, developer, or operator interested in research, data, and solutions on supply, demand, prices or pipeline, click here for more information.

 

The latest market presentations

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Zhengzhou City

Following previous updates on Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Nanjing and Qingdao this report focuses on Zhengzhou – one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization.

Navigating ELT Recovery: What are destinations doing to stimulate the market?

This first-in-a-series of industry panels comprised of renowned ELT association executives gathered online to share insider information about destinations’ ongoing and planned activities.

Europe GRI 2021: How is Student Housing holding up?

BONARD’s CEO Samuel Vetrak opened the session by presenting the latest student housing market data, incl. occupancies, rent levels, pipeline, provision rate, transactions, yields and other key PBSA metrics.

EXPO REAL 2021: Student Housing – The pandemic and beyond

CEO Samuel Vetrak opened the session with a presentation focusing on recent developments as well as the future outlook for the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) asset class.

Student Housing Report: Update on Yields, Deals, Rents & Occupancies

During her session, Julia Momotiuk, Head of Rented Residential at BONARD, focused on the impact of the pandemic as well as recent developments in the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector across continental Europe

CEE Property Forum 2021 – Vienna, Austria

During the conference filled with big picture presentations and panels, featuring the leading European property investment experts, our colleague Filip Vagner took a stage to share BONARD’s insights into European PBSA investment, while Martin Varga chaired a panel discussing Student Housing becoming a core asset class in the CEE region.

Brazil: Insights into Canada’s #1 Student Source Market

In her presentation, Santuza Paolucci N. Bicalho, Managing Director – Latam at BONARD, shared the latest intel about the International Educational sector in Brazil and discussed the opportunities for LC members to recruit students from Canada’s language education sector top source market in 2019.

How has student recruitment in China changed?

Watch the recording and learn from our long-term China market experts Igor Skibickij, BONARD’s COO and Grace Zhu, China branch manager at BONARD, who presented the latest market data and insights, with practical tips and tricks on current student recruitment in China.

Roadmap to Scholarship Offering in the Gulf Region

Spotlight on Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait.

Student housing in post-pandemic times

BONARD and other leading industry experts representing hundreds of thousands of PBSA beds globally shared their unique views at the event hosted by Real Asset Live:

Student Housing in Latin America 2021: Demand, Supply, Pipeline, Investments

BONARD organized an investment webinar focused on the latest data on demand, supply, rent levels, provision rate, pipeline and deals – all specific to Student Housing in the LATAM region.

Student Housing in Poland & CEE Data, Deals, Banking, Opportunities

BONARD organized the session specific in terms of the region so as to offer more detailed content, providing more statistics and analysis about the market to provide a deeper dive and more investor insights into Poland and CEE.

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Qingdao City

Following our recent China agent market webinar, during which BONARD presented in depth market intelligence on the cities of Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, our local China research team has prepared another city market release of Nanjing.

IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Virtual Forum 2021

Bonard’s COO Igor Skibickij spoke at IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Forum 2021.

REFI Europe Webinar: Senior Living

Julia Momotiuk, Head of Rented Residential at BONARD opened up the session presenting preliminary data from the upcoming Senior Living Maret Report: The United Kingdom

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Nanjing City

Following our recent China agent market webinar, during which BONARD presented in depth market intelligence on the cities of Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, our local China research team has prepared another city market release of Nanjing.

The UK Senior Living Market Report

Request the first-of-its-kind report on assisted living market in the UK. The report will be released soon.

China Agent Market 2021 Annual Update: Top 10 New Tier 1 Cities to Develop

In its 3rd annual China agent market report (since 2019), BONARD has cherry-picked the top 10 New Tier 1 cities in China for an in-depth focus.

Investing in Germany: Senior Living

Among other industry experts, Samuel Vetrak, CEO at BONARD, joined the panel to analyse the market through the lens of the recently released German Senior Living Market Report, conducted by BONARD and Mozaïc Asset Management.

GRI Walks 2021

International Student Accommodation virtual event, organized by International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), various experts met and shared their international and domestic views in the student housing and international education sector.

China student recruitment in 2021: market update & strategy

In the first webinar dedicated to China’s education market outlook for 2021, Igor Skibickij (BONARD) and Jon Santangelo (BOSSA) jointly presented the results of big data gathered by BONARD and BOSSA.

Student Housing Annual Report 2020

Request the highly-awaited Student Housing Annual Report 2020 highlighting the asset class’ resilient and counter-cyclical nature backed by strong fundamentals.

Property Week – Student Accommodation Conference

We had the opportunity to hear from true PBSA experts who shared their opinions on how to make something better in the student housing field. 

IEAA Webinar 2020

International Student Accommodation virtual event, organized by International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), various experts met and shared their international and domestic views in the student housing and international education sector.

European Outlook 2021 – Germany

Real Asset Media hosted a virtual European Outlook 2021 – Germany. The discussion was focused on the macro-economic factors influencing Germany and the main European markets in 2021.

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Zhengzhou City

Following previous updates on Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Nanjing and Qingdao this report focuses on Zhengzhou – one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization.

Navigating ELT Recovery: What are destinations doing to stimulate the market?

This first-in-a-series of industry panels comprised of renowned ELT association executives gathered online to share insider information about destinations’ ongoing and planned activities.

Europe GRI 2021: How is Student Housing holding up?

BONARD’s CEO Samuel Vetrak opened the session by presenting the latest student housing market data, incl. occupancies, rent levels, pipeline, provision rate, transactions, yields and other key PBSA metrics.

EXPO REAL 2021: Student Housing – The pandemic and beyond

CEO Samuel Vetrak opened the session with a presentation focusing on recent developments as well as the future outlook for the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) asset class.

Student Housing Report: Update on Yields, Deals, Rents & Occupancies

During her session, Julia Momotiuk, Head of Rented Residential at BONARD, focused on the impact of the pandemic as well as recent developments in the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector across continental Europe

CEE Property Forum 2021 – Vienna, Austria

During the conference filled with big picture presentations and panels, featuring the leading European property investment experts, our colleague Filip Vagner took a stage to share BONARD’s insights into European PBSA investment, while Martin Varga chaired a panel discussing Student Housing becoming a core asset class in the CEE region.

Brazil: Insights into Canada’s #1 Student Source Market

In her presentation, Santuza Paolucci N. Bicalho, Managing Director – Latam at BONARD, shared the latest intel about the International Educational sector in Brazil and discussed the opportunities for LC members to recruit students from Canada’s language education sector top source market in 2019.

How has student recruitment in China changed?

Watch the recording and learn from our long-term China market experts Igor Skibickij, BONARD’s COO and Grace Zhu, China branch manager at BONARD, who presented the latest market data and insights, with practical tips and tricks on current student recruitment in China.

Roadmap to Scholarship Offering in the Gulf Region

Spotlight on Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait.

Student housing in post-pandemic times

BONARD and other leading industry experts representing hundreds of thousands of PBSA beds globally shared their unique views at the event hosted by Real Asset Live:

Student Housing in Latin America 2021: Demand, Supply, Pipeline, Investments

BONARD organized an investment webinar focused on the latest data on demand, supply, rent levels, provision rate, pipeline and deals – all specific to Student Housing in the LATAM region.

Student Housing in Poland & CEE Data, Deals, Banking, Opportunities

BONARD organized the session specific in terms of the region so as to offer more detailed content, providing more statistics and analysis about the market to provide a deeper dive and more investor insights into Poland and CEE.

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Qingdao City

Following our recent China agent market webinar, during which BONARD presented in depth market intelligence on the cities of Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, our local China research team has prepared another city market release of Nanjing.

IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Virtual Forum 2021

Bonard’s COO Igor Skibickij spoke at IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Forum 2021.

REFI Europe Webinar: Senior Living

Julia Momotiuk, Head of Rented Residential at BONARD opened up the session presenting preliminary data from the upcoming Senior Living Maret Report: The United Kingdom

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Nanjing City

Following our recent China agent market webinar, during which BONARD presented in depth market intelligence on the cities of Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, our local China research team has prepared another city market release of Nanjing.

The UK Senior Living Market Report

Request the first-of-its-kind report on assisted living market in the UK. The report will be released soon.

China Agent Market 2021 Annual Update: Top 10 New Tier 1 Cities to Develop

In its 3rd annual China agent market report (since 2019), BONARD has cherry-picked the top 10 New Tier 1 cities in China for an in-depth focus.

Investing in Germany: Senior Living

Among other industry experts, Samuel Vetrak, CEO at BONARD, joined the panel to analyse the market through the lens of the recently released German Senior Living Market Report, conducted by BONARD and Mozaïc Asset Management.

GRI Walks 2021

International Student Accommodation virtual event, organized by International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), various experts met and shared their international and domestic views in the student housing and international education sector.

China student recruitment in 2021: market update & strategy

In the first webinar dedicated to China’s education market outlook for 2021, Igor Skibickij (BONARD) and Jon Santangelo (BOSSA) jointly presented the results of big data gathered by BONARD and BOSSA.

Student Housing Annual Report 2020

Request the highly-awaited Student Housing Annual Report 2020 highlighting the asset class’ resilient and counter-cyclical nature backed by strong fundamentals.

Property Week – Student Accommodation Conference

We had the opportunity to hear from true PBSA experts who shared their opinions on how to make something better in the student housing field. 

IEAA Webinar 2020

International Student Accommodation virtual event, organized by International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), various experts met and shared their international and domestic views in the student housing and international education sector.

European Outlook 2021 – Germany

Real Asset Media hosted a virtual European Outlook 2021 – Germany. The discussion was focused on the macro-economic factors influencing Germany and the main European markets in 2021.

Clients

Student Housing

Governments & Destinations

Associations

Education Providers

Press

StudyTravel Magazine: ELT associations focus on recovery, agents relations and communication

The national ELT associations of Canada, the UK and the USA discussed activities to stimulate the market, including agent engagement, and projections for 2022 and beyond in a special event this week.

Educators discover new markets in BONARD’s latest trade mission to China

Harnessing unrivalled market intelligence and expertise in event management, BONARD has conducted a trade mission in China unlocking new opportunities for educators in New Tier 1 cities.

The PIE News: Only 18% of agencies in Chinese New Tier 1 cities in operation

Of some 2,000+ education agencies across New Tier 1 cities in China only 412 are currently operating as usual, analysis by market intelligence and advisory firm BONARD has found.

The PIE News: Light at the end of dark tunnel “burns brighter”, says English UK

The post-pandemic era in English language teaching “is a beginning like no other that we’ve seen before”, delegates heard at the annual English UK marketing conference on September 24.

StudyTravel Magazine: English UK Marketing Conference pushes route to recovery

The English UK Marketing Conference, held face-to-face in London last week, highlighted the importance of Western European students for future recovery as well as promoted the #Englishwithconfidence campaign and provided tips for marketing and sales activities online and on a budget.

StudyTravel Magazine: ELT associations focus on recovery, agents relations and communication

The national ELT associations of Canada, the UK and the USA discussed activities to stimulate the market, including agent engagement, and projections for 2022 and beyond in a special event this week.

Educators discover new markets in BONARD’s latest trade mission to China

Harnessing unrivalled market intelligence and expertise in event management, BONARD has conducted a trade mission in China unlocking new opportunities for educators in New Tier 1 cities.

The PIE News: Only 18% of agencies in Chinese New Tier 1 cities in operation

Of some 2,000+ education agencies across New Tier 1 cities in China only 412 are currently operating as usual, analysis by market intelligence and advisory firm BONARD has found.

The PIE News: Light at the end of dark tunnel “burns brighter”, says English UK

The post-pandemic era in English language teaching “is a beginning like no other that we’ve seen before”, delegates heard at the annual English UK marketing conference on September 24.

StudyTravel Magazine: English UK Marketing Conference pushes route to recovery

The English UK Marketing Conference, held face-to-face in London last week, highlighted the importance of Western European students for future recovery as well as promoted the #Englishwithconfidence campaign and provided tips for marketing and sales activities online and on a budget.

Testimonials

“The team of Bonard under the leadership of Samuel Vetrak is always dedicated and eager to help us understand markets that are often under-documented. From quick scans or full in-depth reports, information is provided quickly and with tips for who-to-talk-to stakeholders."

Frank Uffen
The Student Hotel

"The Trade Mission format is actually ideal, because it’s a niche that nobody else really fulfils… we had twenty of some of the country’s best educational institutions participating, we matched them with the best agents out there through Bonard’s research."

Gonzalo Peralta
Languages Canada

“Naturally, we cannot yet predict the future outcome of our mission here in Ukraine, but it went really well, and we see this as building a strong foundation for the continuation of our relations with Ukraine, and in building the connections which will help attract Ukrainian students to Alberta, starting at the K-12 level…”

Waldemar Riemer
Study Alberta

"Bonard has arranged our recent China exploration trip to network with prospective agents and institution partners in Tier 2 cities. SM staff were very professional and helpful when making initial connections and provided ground support during travel.
They have great market intelligence of the Chinese market, which helped us to enter the market in a very cost-effective way."

Saurabh Vashisht
Medicine Hat College

"Bonard has arranged our recent China exploration trip to network with prospective agents and institution partners in Tier 2 cities. SM staff were very professional and helpful when making initial connections and provided ground support during travel.
They have great market intelligence of the Chinese market, which helped us to enter the market in a very cost-effective way."

Saurabh Vashisht
Medicine Hat College

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