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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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1,896 Data Sources

We monitor and use

356 Conferences Participated

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20 Years of Data

Historical track record about international students

1,100 Individual Meetings

With industry stakeholders conducted annually

20,000 Stakeholders

Interviewed annually

1,896 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

Research: PBSA Rents in 2021 vs. 2022

Rents in the PBSA sector are climbing, driven by significant growth in Central and Eastern Europe. New research by BONARD looks at the reasons behind this trend.

China Agent Market 2022 – Xi’an City

Following previous updates on Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Nanjing, Qingdao, Zhengzhou, Wuhan and Chongqing, this report focuses on Chongqing – capital of Shaanxi province and the most populous city in Northwest China.

Webinar: Warsaw Student Housing Market

In the third of the series, you have the opportunity to gain the latest student housing intel on the Polish city of Warsaw. Representatives of leading student housing stakeholders in Warsaw shared their insights & experience.

Webinar: Madrid Student Housing Market

In the second of the series, you have the opportunity to gain the latest student housing intel on the Spanish city of Madrid. Representatives of leading student housing stakeholders in Spain shared their insights & experience.

CAPS-I 2022 Conference: Recovery & Transformation in K-12 International Education

During her sessions, Lenka Kubasova, Head of Business Solutions at BONARD, covered the global post-Covid perspective and latest digital marketing trends in the Canadian K-12 sector.

China Agent Market 2022 Annual Update: Key differences and characteristics in Tier 1‒4 cities

The 4th edition of the China Agent Market Annual Update provides essential intelligence for all international educators, with a specific focus on the latest data, trends, and developments in Tier 1– 4 cities.

China Agent Market 2022 Annual Update: Key differences and characteristics in Tier 1‒4 cities

The 4th edition of the China Agent Market Annual Update provides essential intelligence for all international educators, with a specific focus on the latest data, trends, and developments in Tier 1– 4 cities.

LD Events: Student Housing 2022 – Europe outlook

During his session, Stefan Kolibar, Head of Partnerships, BONARD, focused on recent developments in the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector across Continental Europe.

MIPIM ’22: Student Housing, Micro & Co Living Investment

During MIPIM in Cannes, on Wednesday, March 16, Real Asset Media hosted a panel for investors, developers and operators interested in the student housing, micro-living and co-living sectors.

Webinar: Milan Student Housing Market

In the first of the series, you have the opportunity to gain the latest student housing intel on the Italian city of Milan. Representatives of leading student housing stakeholders in Italy shared their insights & experience.

Student Housing Annual Report 2021

The latest edition of BONARD’s highly-anticipated Student Housing Annual Report captures the current state of the industry and provides the most comprehensive overview of the Student Housing market.

CICan 2022 Conference: International student mobility to Canada

Igor Skibickij, BONARD’s COO, presented the Canadian international education market outlook as well as emerged recruitment trends in pandemic at CICan’s 2022 Connection Conference.

China Agent Market 2022 – Chongqing City

Following previous updates on Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Nanjing, Qingdao, Zhengzhou and Wuhan this report focuses on Chongqing – an exciting metropolis, located in the southwest of inland China.

State of the Sector: Recent Trends and Canada’s Current ELT Market Position

In order to provide the latest global and Canadian figures and trends in language education, Samuel Vetrak, BONARD’s CEO, was invited to present at Languages Canada’s annual session.

Reconnecting with Australia: Engagement Strategies Post-border Reopening

Learn about the most recent market insights and how you can benefit from Australia’s current and future engagement strategies by watching the webinar recording. Our market expert, Svetlana Cruz, BONARD’s Senior Research Manager, presented a state-of-the-sector briefing that delivered essential market intelligence and global perspectives. Patrik Pavlacic, BONARD’s Head of Research, moderated the event, including a panel discussion with invited industry experts.

2022 China market trends, incl. policy impact and interpretation

Watch the recording and learn from our long-term China market experts Grace Zhu, BONARD’s China Branch Manager, and Su Su, BONARD’s Senior Project Manager, who presented the latest market data and insights, with practical in-field recommendations and tips on the current student recruitment in China.

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.

Senior Living Market Report: The United Kingdom

Request the first-of-its-kind report on senior living market in the UK, released early December 2021.

China Agent Market 2022 – Wuhan City

Following previous updates on Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Nanjing, Qingdao and Zhengzhou this report focuses on Wuhan – a central city located in the heartland of the country.

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.

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.

Research: PBSA Rents in 2021 vs. 2022

Rents in the PBSA sector are climbing, driven by significant growth in Central and Eastern Europe. New research by BONARD looks at the reasons behind this trend.

China Agent Market 2022 – Xi’an City

Following previous updates on Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Nanjing, Qingdao, Zhengzhou, Wuhan and Chongqing, this report focuses on Chongqing – capital of Shaanxi province and the most populous city in Northwest China.

Webinar: Warsaw Student Housing Market

In the third of the series, you have the opportunity to gain the latest student housing intel on the Polish city of Warsaw. Representatives of leading student housing stakeholders in Warsaw shared their insights & experience.

Webinar: Madrid Student Housing Market

In the second of the series, you have the opportunity to gain the latest student housing intel on the Spanish city of Madrid. Representatives of leading student housing stakeholders in Spain shared their insights & experience.

CAPS-I 2022 Conference: Recovery & Transformation in K-12 International Education

During her sessions, Lenka Kubasova, Head of Business Solutions at BONARD, covered the global post-Covid perspective and latest digital marketing trends in the Canadian K-12 sector.

China Agent Market 2022 Annual Update: Key differences and characteristics in Tier 1‒4 cities

The 4th edition of the China Agent Market Annual Update provides essential intelligence for all international educators, with a specific focus on the latest data, trends, and developments in Tier 1– 4 cities.

China Agent Market 2022 Annual Update: Key differences and characteristics in Tier 1‒4 cities

The 4th edition of the China Agent Market Annual Update provides essential intelligence for all international educators, with a specific focus on the latest data, trends, and developments in Tier 1– 4 cities.

LD Events: Student Housing 2022 – Europe outlook

During his session, Stefan Kolibar, Head of Partnerships, BONARD, focused on recent developments in the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector across Continental Europe.

MIPIM ’22: Student Housing, Micro & Co Living Investment

During MIPIM in Cannes, on Wednesday, March 16, Real Asset Media hosted a panel for investors, developers and operators interested in the student housing, micro-living and co-living sectors.

Webinar: Milan Student Housing Market

In the first of the series, you have the opportunity to gain the latest student housing intel on the Italian city of Milan. Representatives of leading student housing stakeholders in Italy shared their insights & experience.

Student Housing Annual Report 2021

The latest edition of BONARD’s highly-anticipated Student Housing Annual Report captures the current state of the industry and provides the most comprehensive overview of the Student Housing market.

CICan 2022 Conference: International student mobility to Canada

Igor Skibickij, BONARD’s COO, presented the Canadian international education market outlook as well as emerged recruitment trends in pandemic at CICan’s 2022 Connection Conference.

China Agent Market 2022 – Chongqing City

Following previous updates on Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Nanjing, Qingdao, Zhengzhou and Wuhan this report focuses on Chongqing – an exciting metropolis, located in the southwest of inland China.

State of the Sector: Recent Trends and Canada’s Current ELT Market Position

In order to provide the latest global and Canadian figures and trends in language education, Samuel Vetrak, BONARD’s CEO, was invited to present at Languages Canada’s annual session.

Reconnecting with Australia: Engagement Strategies Post-border Reopening

Learn about the most recent market insights and how you can benefit from Australia’s current and future engagement strategies by watching the webinar recording. Our market expert, Svetlana Cruz, BONARD’s Senior Research Manager, presented a state-of-the-sector briefing that delivered essential market intelligence and global perspectives. Patrik Pavlacic, BONARD’s Head of Research, moderated the event, including a panel discussion with invited industry experts.

2022 China market trends, incl. policy impact and interpretation

Watch the recording and learn from our long-term China market experts Grace Zhu, BONARD’s China Branch Manager, and Su Su, BONARD’s Senior Project Manager, who presented the latest market data and insights, with practical in-field recommendations and tips on the current student recruitment in China.

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.

Senior Living Market Report: The United Kingdom

Request the first-of-its-kind report on senior living market in the UK, released early December 2021.

China Agent Market 2022 – Wuhan City

Following previous updates on Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shenyang, Nanjing, Qingdao and Zhengzhou this report focuses on Wuhan – a central city located in the heartland of the country.

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.

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.

Clients

Student Housing

Governments & Destinations

Associations

Education Providers

Press

BONARD Blog: Australian ELICOS suffered further losses in 2021, but off-shore delivery is still strong

BONARD’s latest Blog Series focuses on insights from the National ELICOS Market Report 2021, which was commissioned by English Australia and prepared by BONARD.

The PIE News: $3,000 airfares prevent Pakistan students from returning to China

Over 100 students from Pakistan were offered the chance to return to China to resume in-person learning but were unable to afford the 20,000 yuan airfare – equivalent to almost US$3,000, The PIE News has learnt.

Times Higher Education: Will China ever recover its international student flows?

Higher education analysts mull China’s continued attractiveness as a student destination amid its zero-Covid policy and scant foreign student returnees.

StudyTravel Magazine: Chinese agency market profiled, growing optimism for year ahead

Chinese agents are becoming more optimistic for the year ahead and are relatively relaxed about the impact of Covid, as research shows that 1,672 agencies are currently active across Tier 1-4 cities and differing rates of programme and destination portfolios.

StudyTravel Magazine: English UK schools took further hit in 2021, data shows

Member schools of English UK suffered a further decrease in students in 2021, as new data released by the ELT school association shows the full extent of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the sector, although a preview of early 2022 business suggests some bounce back.

BONARD Blog: Australian ELICOS suffered further losses in 2021, but off-shore delivery is still strong

BONARD’s latest Blog Series focuses on insights from the National ELICOS Market Report 2021, which was commissioned by English Australia and prepared by BONARD.

The PIE News: $3,000 airfares prevent Pakistan students from returning to China

Over 100 students from Pakistan were offered the chance to return to China to resume in-person learning but were unable to afford the 20,000 yuan airfare – equivalent to almost US$3,000, The PIE News has learnt.

Times Higher Education: Will China ever recover its international student flows?

Higher education analysts mull China’s continued attractiveness as a student destination amid its zero-Covid policy and scant foreign student returnees.

StudyTravel Magazine: Chinese agency market profiled, growing optimism for year ahead

Chinese agents are becoming more optimistic for the year ahead and are relatively relaxed about the impact of Covid, as research shows that 1,672 agencies are currently active across Tier 1-4 cities and differing rates of programme and destination portfolios.

StudyTravel Magazine: English UK schools took further hit in 2021, data shows

Member schools of English UK suffered a further decrease in students in 2021, as new data released by the ELT school association shows the full extent of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the sector, although a preview of early 2022 business suggests some bounce back.

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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